About Marzia




Marzia Faggin




Istituto Europeo di Design, Milan, Italy

BFA in graphic design. One-year thesis course in audio/video communication.



Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon

Undergraduate coursework


Honors and Awards



National Visual Design Award
Ambiente Rifiutile, Scuola Ambiente Exposition, Milan, Italy


Solo Exhibitions


Marzia Faggin “Dissatisfaction”
February 16 – March 2, Gallery Walk Feb. 16, 2013
“Fragile” opened at Nau-haus in September 2011. Her current exhibition “Dissatisfaction” follows at d. m. allison not so much as a sequel but perhaps as a conclusion with works in photo realistic, life size, cast and painted plaster (Hydrocal), working with the themes of addiction and human fragility.


Fragile at Dan Allison, Houston, TX


Fiat Money, Texas Collaborative Arts Studio, Houston, TX


Various Works, Libreria Martelli, Florence, Italy



Designed 40’ x 5’ Xerox PARC 25th Anniversary Computer Artifacts Display, Xerox PARC, Palo Alto, CA


Group Exhibitions


  • Art on the Avenue, Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX
  • FrenectiCore Theater Fringe Festival, Houston, TX
  • 2nd Annual AMG Visual Stimulus Package, G Gallery, Houston, TX
  • PG Contemporary Material and deStructure, Poissant Gallery, Houston, TX



  • Small Works, Apama-Mackey Gallery, Houston, TX
  • Keep Houston Rich, Apama-Mackey Gallery, Houston, TX
  • Gladiator Show, Apama-Mackey Gallery, Houston, TX



  • 2008 Survey, Nau-Haus Gallery, Houston, TX
  • Politics in America, HGallery, Houston, TX
  • Art on the Avenue, Winter Street Studios, Houston, TX
  • Texas Green, Art Car Museum, Houston, TX



  • 1000 Hearts, Coyote Point Museum, San Mateo, CA



Vasi Diversi, Curated by Alessandro Guerriero, Milan, Italy




Early Web Icons, Xerox PARC Information Center, Palo Alto, CA





Color Vision, Prepared visual materials presented by Lucia R. Ronchi, Congress of the International Color Association AIC Color 05, Granada, Spain



Artist Meets Computer, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, San Jose, California


Work Experience


2002 – 2004

Atelier Deltos, Florence, Italy

Apprentice antique manuscript and paper conservator


2000 – 2002

United Youth Arts Partnership, Bridgeport, CT

Art and computer literacy teacher for inner city elementary, middle and high-school children, weekend program sponsored by Bridgeport Police Department


2000 – 2002

GE SupportCentral, New Haven, CT

Web designer for https://supportcentral.ge.com


1997 – 2000

PhatWare, Redwood City, CA

Art director


1996 – 1998

Xerox, Palo Alto, CA

Web designer for http://www.xerox.com


1995 – 1999

Xerox PARC Information Center, Palo Alto, CA

Web graphics


1995 – 1996

  • Italian Consulate, San Fancisco, CA

Logo design and various graphics projects

  • KTSF Channel 26, Brisbane, CA

Part of team responsible for organizing RAI television’s Amici Telenews, a one-hour Italian news program for Italian Consul General Giulio Prigioni

  • Amnesty International Ginetta Sagan Fund

Various fundraising design projects, Atherton, CA


1994 – 1995

RCD & Associati Direct Marketing and Advertising Agency, Milan, Italy

Graphic Designer