Pierluigi Calignano was born in 1971 in Gallipoli (LE). He studied Painting at the Brera Fine Arts Academy in Milan where he currently lives and works.
His work has been shown in many group and personal exhibitions. His personal shows include: in 2009 L’interminabilità e l’intollerabilità di ogni sforzo terrestre, at the Galleria dell’Arco, Palermo; in 2007 L-Ray, at the Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea in Milan; in 2005 Verde à pois, at the Centre Culturel Français in Milan; in 2004 Pierluigi Calignano, at the Carbone.to in Turin; in 2002 Ci sono sogni che preferirei non ricordare, at Viafarini in Milan. His group shows include: in 2007 Fatto in Svezia, at the Roda Sten Museum, Göteborg, Sweden; in 2005 La Scultura Italiana del XX secolo, at the Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro in Milan; in 2004 Z.A.T., at the GCdAM in Gallarate; in 2003 at the Tirana Biennale 2 in Tirana, Albania and in 2002 at Assab One. La generazione emergente dell’arte in Italia, at Assab One, Milan. He has been invited to take part in international artist residencies including the Art Omi International Artists Residency, Ghent, NY, 2008 and the ISCP (International Studio and Curatorial Program), New York, 2007.