Alberto Gianfreda was born in Desio (Monza Brianza) in 1981.
In 2003 he graduated in Sculpture at Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, where he specialized in the Arts and Anthropology of the Sacred in 2005, to complete the training at the TAM (Artistic Treatment of Metals). Since 2005 he has been working with the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, where he is currently a professor of Sculpture Techniques.
Among his recent solo shows: in 2017: Variazioni su un tema, Antonio Verolino Gallery, Modena, in 2016 Open Source/ mobilità, moltiplicazione, inserimenti, at Casa Museo Messina, Milano. In 2015: Sculpture_Détour, Perlartecontemporanea, Lugano. In 2014: Earthquake at Museo Canova di Possagno and Banca Sistema, Milano. Among the recent public works: Tavola di condivisione, located at Palazzo Lombardia, Milano and the altar and the ambo at Tolentini Church in Venice. In 2013, alongside several Italian artists and curator Ilaria Bignotti he founded the artistic and cultural movement “Resilienza italiana”, which aims to further the international debate around sculpture among contemporary and emerging artists. Next exhibition is “What Walls Want”, curated by Ilaria Bignotti and Federica Patti, at Marignana Arte, Venice (May 2018). Gianfreda was invited to the first Biennial in Shenzhen, China.