- Smail Zizi, sculptor

- Born in Algeria

- Diploma in Fine Arts: Algeri, Algeria, Carrara,Italy

- In 1973 took up residence in Carrara, Italy

- Artistic research in various media

- Specialized in marble carving and casting bronze

- Participated in several artistic shows: 1° Biennale di La Spezia, Cenacolo Buttini, Carrara, Marmo Macchine,Carrara, Scolpire all'aperto, Carrara, Scolpire su Pietra, Fanano, Festival de sculpture,Aubagne, Francia.

- Commissions: Boston, Dallas, New York, USA.

- Research on monumental sculpture.

- One man show: Algeri.

- Sight specific commissions for public Art in Algeria.

- Three monumental sculptures for the National Museum of History, Algeri.

- Pilot Memorial, Lunigiana,Italy.

- Model for a memorial to Roffredo Templar, Caserta, Italy.

- In 1992 rewarded as the best sculptor to realize the largest Giade Buddah in Bangkok, Thailand.

- Exhibitions: in Italy, Carrara, Pisa, Pontedera, Verona, Livorno and in Switzerland.

- First Prizes winning: 16° Gronchi Award, Pontedera, Italy

- National Art Prize, Livorno,Italy

- Sculptures in show-cases, Carrara, Italy

- Special Award, Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Okkaido, Japan

- Private commissions

- Invited by Cassa di Risparmio di Carrara, Bank, to present Lorenzo Cremonesi journalist (Corriere della Sera) with a sculpture in occasion of the Cultural Festival Con-Vivere Remo Bodei Chairman

- Private and public collections in Italy,France, Switzerland, USA in Toyamura and Algeri Museums


Smail Zizi

studio: Via S. Martino 1

54033 Carrara tel. 39 339 3078043

e-mail: smail.zizi@email.it