BIO

Genti Tavanxhiu

sculptor

Genti Tavanxhiu was born in 1973 in Shkodra (Albania). He established his personal sculpture atelier in Italy since 1993.

He is Founder of  MSE-ARTE (Monumental Sculpture in Europe, Art Event organization)

He is the AIESM (International Association for Monumental Sculpture Events) manager in Albania and agent in Italy as well as an ISSA (International Sculpture Symposium Alliance) member in  Tongling, China.

For the past two decades has been part of important national and international exhibitions, being awarded several prizes.

Tavanxhiu organized, coordinated and directed  ten  International Sculpture Symposiums in Korça (Albania), one in Elbasan (Albania) and three symposiums in travertine, in Spinetoli (Italy), and  for the first time  on the story of Albania the organized the  Architecture Symposium ,the project is endorsed by the Albanian Government, the Ministry of Culture of Albania .

On 2018 he was  part of team that presented  “The Albania Pavilion” at The International Architecture Biennale of Venice (Italy).

His monumental sculptures are present in many public places and private collections in USA, Albania, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, France, Romania, Montenegro, Cyprus, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, China, Japan, Egypt,  Syria, Iran, Israel, Luxembourg and Tawain.