Biography

Simone Arrigoni is a classical pianist, Freediving World Champion (he set 21 World Records in the sea, lake, under the ice and with dolphins), and an awards-winning photographer with:

  • 108 awards in the most prestigious international photo contests, such as: FIIPA FIOF Italy International Photography Award 2016 (1st Prize), PX3 Prix de la Photographie Parigi 2017 (1st Prize), Fusion Art's International Contest  "Skies" 2017 (1st Prize - Best in Show), New York International Photography and Digital Art Contest 2017 (1st Prize), TIFA Tokio International Foto Awards 2017 & 2018 (1st Prize), NTU International Photography Awards 2017 "Art, Science and the Image" by Singapore's Nanyang Technological University & National Geographic (1st Prize);
  • worldwide exhibitions (Italy, UK, Greece, Belgium, Russia, Crimea, China, Japan, USA, Singapore);
  • book and magazine publications (as Image in ProgressFotografia ReflexIl Venerdì di Repubblica);
  • EAPOD - European Astronomy Picture Of the Day of January 28, 2017;
  • appointment as FIOF Italian Photography Ambassador in China 2017.

A selection of pictures is featured in Saatchi Art Gallery

For further information visit: www.simonearrigoni.com

 

Exhibitions:

● Tokio: TIFA Winner's Exhibition: Shibuya Art Centre, Tokio, February 20 - 24, 2019

● Crimea: MIFA Photo Exhibition: Universal Scientific Library, Simferopol, December 12 - 26, 2018
 
● Greece: "Winter" Group Exhibition: Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, December 7 - 19, 2018
 
● Greece: "Travelers" Group Exhibition: Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, September 28 - October 11, 2018
 
● Russia: MIFA 2018 Winner's Exhibition: Photocenter, Moscows, September 19 - 22, 2018
 
● Belgium: Lumina, European Parliament, Bruxelles, June 2018

● Italy: R-evolution Photo Festival, May - September 2018

● Italy: "Nothing but Art", Palazzo Velli, Roma, May 12 - 17, 2018

● Japan: ICA Space Galery, Tokyo, May 12 - 16, 2018

● UK: 5th Base Gallery, London, April 13 - 15, 2018

● Greece: "Cityscape" Group Exhibition: Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, March 16 - 29, 2018
 
● Italy: FIOF Annual Convention, Orvieto, March 9 - 25, 2018
 
● Greece: "Monochrome" Group Exhibition: Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, February 23 - March 8, 2018
 
● Singapore: SOTA School of the Arts, December 15, 2017 - January 14, 2018
 
● UK: 5th Base Gallery, London, November 21 - 22, 2017
 
● Italy: "IMAGO" Art Exhibition: Angelica Library, Rome, November 18 - 25, 2017
 
● China: International Art Photography Festival, Lishui, November 15 - 19, 2017

● USA: "Annual Best in Show" Invited to the Group Exhibition: Stephen Baumb Gallery, Palm Springs, California, November 1 - 18, 2017

● Greece: "Landscapes" Group Exhibition: Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, October 20 - November 2, 2017

● Greece: "Travel" Group Exhibition: Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, September 22 - October 5, 2017

● USA: "Skies" Group Exhibition: Fusion Art Gallery, Palm Springs, California, September 1 - 30, 2017

● Italy: "Visioni urbane" Group Exhibition: Darkroom Gallery, Bologna, May 27 - June 7, 2017

● Italy: "UIF" Group Exhibition, Anghiari, Arezzo, July 9 - 30, 2016

● Italy: "Shooting Chicago" Benefit Solo Exhibition, Public Library of Santa Marinella, Rome, June 11 - 30, 2016

 

Publications:

● Cover of MIFA Photo Exhibition: Universal Scientific Library, Simferopol, December 12 - 26, 2018

 InvEarth project and other photo on the catalogue of the International Photography Awards IPA, Los Angeles, 2018

● Photo on the catalogue of the Winter exhibitionBlank Wall Gallery, Athens, December 2018

● Photo on the Magazine Domiad Photo Network, 2018

● Photo on the catalogue of the Travelers exhibitionBlank Wall Gallery, Athens, September 2018

● Photo on the Winners Book of the Color Awards, 2018

● Photo on the catalogue of the PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris, Paris, 2018

● Cover of "Skies" Art Competition by Fusion Art, Palm Springs, California, May 2018

● Photo on the catalogue of the Cityscape exhibitionBlank Wall Gallery, Athens, March 2018

● Photographic series on the catalogue of the Monochrome exhibitionBlank Wall Gallery, Athens, February 2018

● Cover of  NTU - IPA "Paradox" Contest, Singapore, December 2017

● Photographic series on the catalogue of the PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris, Paris, 2017

● Interview on Singapore News Tribe, December 2017

● Interview on MeteoWeb, December 2017

● Photo on the catalogue of the NTU International Photography Awards Exhibition, SOTA School of the Arts, Singapore, December 2017

● "INVEARTH. High voltage" project publication in FIOF "Lumina 2017" catalogue

● "INVEARTH. High voltage" project publication in Lishui Photography Festival - China - Official Video, November 2017

● Photo on the catalogue of the Landscapes exhibition, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, October 2017

● Photo on the catalogue of the Travel exhibitionBlank Wall Gallery, Athens, September 2017

EAPOD European Astronomy Picture Of the Day, 28 January 2017

● Photo on APOD Astronomy Picture Of the Day NASA Archive, January 2017

● Interview "Focusing ourselves" - Image in Progress, October 2016

● Article on bioluminiscence - MeteoWeb, September 2016

● Photo on Fotografia Reflex, September 2016

● Photo on the catalogue of the exhibition The Books that Made Europe, Rome 2016

● 6 photos on the Italian Government's website MOVIO, 2016

● Photo on the catalogue of the IPA International Photography Awards, Los Angeles, September 2015

● Article on bioluminiscence - Fhshh.com, August 2014

● Photo on the catalogue of the OASIS International Award of Wildlife and Nature Photography, Italy, 2014

● Article on bioluminiscence - Il Venerdì di Repubblica, October 2013

● Reportage on bioluminiscence - IloveKythira, September 2013

● Photo on the catalogue of the OASIS International Award of Wildlife and Nature Photography, Italy, 2013

● Article on bioluminiscence - MeteoWeb, September 2013

● Reportage "Mediterranean Bioluminiscence" - ZMPhoto, September 2013

● Photo on the catalogue of the OASIS International Award of Wildlife and Nature Photography, Italy, 2012

 

Awards:

● 1st Prize Gold Award in TIFA Tokio International Foto Awards 2018, category "Nature-Underwater"

● 1st Prize in NTU International Photography Awards 2017 by Singapore's Nanyang Technological University & National Geographic

● 1st Prize Gold Award in TIFA Tokio International Foto Awards 2017, category "Architecture-Interiors"

● 1st Prize Gold Medal in the PX3 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS 2017, category "Architecture"

● 1st Prize Best in Show in the Fusion Art's International Contest Skies Art Exhibition, Palm Springs (California) 2017

● 1st Prize in the New York International Photography and Digital Art Contest 2017

● 1st Prize in the FIIPA Fiof Italy International Photography Awards 2016, category "Architecture"

● Winner of Winter International Photography Contest, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, December 2018

● Winner of Travelers International Photography Contest, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, August 2018

● Winner of Cityscape International Photography Contest, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, February 2018

● Winner of Monochrome International Photography Contest, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, January 2018

● Winner of "IMAGO" International Art Exhibition Contest: Angelica Library (Rome, Italy), November 18 - 25, 2017

● Winner of FIOF "Lumina 2017" Photo Contest

● Winner of Landscapes International Photography Contest, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, September 2017

● Winner of Travel International Photography Contest, Blank Wall Gallery, Athens, August 2017

● Winner of Sky-Watcher Italia, "Photo of the Week", July 2017

● Winner of Sky-Watcher Italia, "Photo of the Week", March 2017

● Winner of Sky-Watcher Italia, "Photo of the Week", February 2017

● Winner of Sky-Watcher Italia, "Photo of the Week", January 2017

● European Astronomy Pictures Of The Day EAPOD, January 2017

● Best Photographer in the UIF "Angoli di Anghiari" Photo Contest 2016

● 2nd Prize in the International Photography Awards IPA 2018, category "Fine Art - Landsacape"

● 2nd Prize in the International Photography Awards IPA 2018, category "Night Photography"

● 2nd Prize Silver Medal in the PX3 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS 2018, category "Nature - Sky"

● 2nd Prize Silver Award in the Moscow International Photography Awards MIFA 2018, category "Fine Art - Special Effects"

● 2nd Prize Silver Award in the Fiof Italy International Photography Awards FIIPA 2018, category "Nature"

● 2nd Prize Silver Award in TIFA Tokio International Foto Awards 2017, category "Architecture-Cityscapes"

● 2nd Prize in the PABA International Photo Competition, Washington, 2017

● 2nd Prize in the Fiof Italy International Photography Awards FIIPA 2017, category "Architecture"

● 2nd Prize in the International Photography Awards IPA 2015, category "Architecture, Interior"

● 2nd Prize in the "Angoli di Anghiari" Photo Contest 2015, category Black and White

● 3rd Prize Bronze Award in the Moscow International Photography Awards MIFA 2018, category "Science - Other"

● 3rd Prize Bronze Award in TIFA Tokio International Foto Awards 2017, category "Science"

● 3rd Prize in the Moscow International Photography Awards MIFA 2016, category "Architecture, Interior"

● 6 Bronze Awards in the EPSON International Pano Awards 2015, categories "Built environment" and "Nature / Landscapes"

● Best Photo of the Day in Foto Arte Black And White, Dicember 18, 2018

● Honorable Mention in the ND Awards 2018, category "Natures - Other"

● 2 Honorable Mentions in the International Photography Awards IPA 2018 (Los Angeles), categories "Architecture; Panoramic"

● The Best of the Week in Foto Arte Black And White, November 11, 2018

● Best Photo of the Day in Foto Arte Black And White, November 6, 2018

● The Best of the Week in Foto Arte, November 4, 2018

● Best Photo of the Day in Foto Arte, November 3, 2018

● Best Photo of the Day in Foto Arte, October 28, 2018
 
● Best of the Day in Foto Arte, October 27, 2018

● 2 Best of the Day in Foto Arte, October 24, 2018

● The Best of the Week Landscape in Foto Arte, September 23, 2018

● Best of the Day in Foto Arte, September 21, 2018

● Best of the Day in Foto Arte, September 11, 2018

● Cover Photo Award of Foto Arte, September 2018

● Top Selection on Nikon Club, June 2018

● Honorable Mention in the PX3 PRIX DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE PARIS 2018, category "Nature - Earth"

● Nominée in the Fine Art Photography Awards FAPA 2017, category "Nature"

● 2 Honorable Mentions in the International Photography Awards IPA HARMONY 2018 (Los Angeles), categories "Nature; People"

● 2 Merit Awards in the "1st Open International Art Competition" Art Room Gallery 2018

● Honorable Mention in the International Color Awards 2018, category "Architecture"

● Nomination in the International Color Awards 2018, category "Architecture"

● 7 A.f.Ex. in the PCA International Photo Contest, Arizona, February 2018

● 3 Honorable Mentions in TIFA Tokio International Foto Awards 2017, categories "Fine Art - Abstract, Special Effects", "People -Children"

● 3 Honorable Mentions in the International Photography of the Year IPOTY 2017, categories "Architecture" and "Fine Art"

● 2 Honorable Mentions in the International Photography Awards IPA 2017 (Los Angeles), categories "Special - Micro; People - Family"

● 2 Honorable Mentions in the Chromatic Awards 2017, categories "Abstract" and "Architecture"

● Honorable Mention in the ND Awards 2017, category "Natures - Other"

● Merit Award in the Golden Orchid Photography Awards, New York 2017, category "Fine Art"

● Recognition Award in the PABA Photo Awards, Washington 2017

● Honorable Mention in the Monovision Photography Awards, London 2017, category "Architecture"

● 2 Honorable Mentions in the Fiof Italy International Photography Awards FIIPA 2017, category "Nature"

● Honorable Mention in the International Photographer of the Year IPOTY 2017, category "Night Photography"

● 2 Nominee in the Fine Art Photography Awards FAPA 2016, categories "Seascape" and "Night Photography"

● 4 Honorable Mentions in the International Photography Awards 2016, categories "Architectur - Buildings, Interior, Industrial; Night Photography"

● 3 Honorable Mentions in the ND Awards 2016, categories "Architectures - Interior; Fine Art - Conceptual; Fine Art - Nude"

● 3 Honorable Mentions in the "Moscow International Photography Awards MIFA 2016, category "Architecture - Buildings,Inter ior, Industrial"

● Honorable Mention in the International Photography of the Year IPOTY 2016, category "Architecture - Interior"

● Honorable Mention in the International Photography Awards FIIPA 2016, category "Architecture"

● Nominee in the Fine Art Photography Awards FAPA 2016, category "Architecture"

● 3 Honorable Mentions in the International Photography Awards IPA 2015, categories "Architecture, Buildings" and "Architecture, Interior"

● Nomination in the Oasis Photo Contest 2013