Curator Bio

Raphael Vella is a Maltese artist whose work has been exhibited internationally: Venice Biennial (2013), Modern Art Oxford (UK), Domaine Pommery, Reims, Den Haag Sculptuur in The Hague, and several other venues in different countries. He has been artist-in-residence in several international institutions in Argentina, Slovenia, Sweden, the US and New Zealand. He is also active as a curator of art exhibitions, involving Maltese and international artists, and is Senior Lecturer in Art and Art Education at the University of Malta. He holds a PhD in Fine Art (UAL) and has published academic articles and books on art and culture, including Cross-Currents: Critical Essays on Art and Culture in Malta (2008).