I am an active artist from Valletta working in digital painting, installation art, poetry and writing. I research beauty, intimacy and the absurd through rhyme and dissonance.

Biography

1981 Born in Malta to Vincent and Mary Grace Mizzi neé Scicluna 1986 Moved to Valletta from Birkirkara 1996 Summer Art Courses at The Malta Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce of Art with Mr.Emanuel Gafà 1997 Foundation Course in Fine Art at the School of Art in Valletta 1997 Diploma Course at the Emvin Cremona Art & Design Centre in Valletta with tuition from Alfred Camilleri, Luciano Micallef, Patrick Galea and the late Emanuel Fiorentino. 2006 Represented Malta (through his project Alternative Malta) at the Europavox Festival in Clermont-Ferrand, France 2013 Coordinated the Valletta Forum for the Valletta 2018 Foundation 2014 Graduated Masters of Fine Arts in Digital Media focusing on contemporary politics, social media and social narratives. 2015 Elected committee member and chairman for Public Relations for the Għaqda tal-Pawlini and director of the Akkademja Kulturali Pawlina in Valletta. 2015 Member of the Maltese contingent in Venice doing preparatory work for Malta’s participation in the 2017 Venice Biennale. 2018 – Project Coordinator for Il-Festa l-Kbira in Valletta. 2019 Active member in the Cultural Sub Committee of the Valletta Local Council. 2019 – Represented Malta in the European Charlemagne Youth Prize at Aachen, Germany 2020 – Curated Exquisite Pain | Squisito Dolore, an exhibition of woodcut prints by artist David Borg.

The Media

2014 Speaking to Valletta’s People – Interview for Malta Today, Pg 9 by Teodor Reljic  2015Away from mundane beauty and interior design talk | Pawlu Mizzi – Interview for Malta Today by Teodor Reljic. 2017Meine stadt Valletta – Interview for NEON Magazine, Germany by Katharina Meyer zu Eppendorf. 2019Pawlu Mizzi – You don’t have to be shy to assert that you’re an artist – Interview for maltachamber.org.mt by Martina Said, also published on The Commercial Courier/81 titled Exploring Connections. 2021The intimacy among strangers – A review for Times of Malta by Joseph Agius. 2021Interview for Maltarti 2021WIĊĊ IMB WIĊĊ with Pawlu Mizzi – An interview for Newsbook.com by Alessia Caruana.

Solo Exhibitions

2009power to the people – createdemocracy.com. 2011Bring down the Gate; bring back the life – Facebook. 2011Rinaxximent/Renaissance – Earth Garden, Ta’ Qali, Malta. 2013The Facebook Portrait Project – Facebook. 2013Il-Qasma Soċjali – Earth Garden, Ta’ Qali, Malta. 2015Her Majesty – Dar tal-Pawlini, Valletta, Malta. 2018Kobba – Various locations, Malta/Gozo. 2018Nifs f’Nifs – Valletta 2018 Closing, Valletta, Malta. 2019 – Consumatum Est – Genial grocery shop, Valletta, Malta. 2021WIĊĊ IMB WIĊĊ – Il-Kamra ta’ Fuq, Imqabba, Malta

Collective Exhibitions

2008 – girl;interviewed – Maritime Museum, Birgu, Malta. 2009Barabba – No 68 Gallery, Valletta, Malta 2011The Gut Bar – Fondazzjoni Temi Zammit, Valletta, Malta 2012Death of Malta – St James Cavalier, Valletta, Malta 2013Inspiring the artists of the future – Spazju Kreattiv/Pjazza Teatru Rjal, Valletta, Malta 2014The Gingerbread Men – St James Cavalier, Valletta, Malta

Résumé

Work Experience

Campaign Project Lead & Manager

MPS Ltd. 2019 – present

Programme Officer – Community Projects

Valletta 2018 Foundation 2013 – 2018

Senior Graphic Designer

JP Advertising Ltd. 2008 – 2012

Campaign Designer

National Euro Changeover Committee 2007 – 2008

Page Designer

Allied Newspapers Limited 2004 – 2007

Senior Graphic Designer

Ogilvy & Mather Malta, 2002 – 2004

Graphic Designer, Printing and Pre-press

Scancraft Studios Ltd. 1999 – 2001

Education

Master of Fine Arts (MFA), Digital Arts

University of Malta 2011 – 2014

Diploma, Industrial and Product Design

Emvin Cremona, Art and Design Centre, Valletta 1997 – 2001

Secondary Education

St.Paul’s Missionary College, Rabat 1992 – 1997

Primary Education

St.Elmo Primary, Valletta 1986 – 1992