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BIO

new 2024 street art exhibition "Jazz Off the Wall" in Ascona Switzerland

new 2023 street art wall "Jazz Off the Wall" at Jazz Market in New Orleans USA

2023 street art giant installation "Lvgaxy Astro Flowers" at Palazzo dei Congressi commissioned by Municipality of Lugano

2023 mixed media public artwork "Lvgaxy Astro Bee" at NFT Festival Lugano commissioned and donated to Municipality of Lugano

2023 street art solo exhibition "IMPERFECT" in favor of Ieo-Monzino in Milano commissioned by Giulia Ruggeri

2023 photography solo exhibition "Moonlit Garden" Erarta Museum Saint Petersburg Russia curated by Olga Danieli 

2022 mixed media art solo exhibition "The Night After"  CasaGalleria.ART Rovio Switzerland curated by Silvia Torricelli

2022 photography solo exhibition "The Night After" WopArt Lugano Switzerland curated by Paolo Manazza

2022 art show "American Flag VideoGame " Volta Basel Switzerland curated by Kamiar Maleki

2022 art show "Black Flowers Secret Garden" Volta New York USA curated by Kamiar Maleki

2022 art show "Black Flowers Secret Garden" Koln Art Fair Germany

2022 photography & NFTs solo exhibition "My Generoso" Fiore di Pietra top of Monte Generoso curated by Patrizia Cattaneo

2022 collective NFT art exhibition Global Art Roma Palazzo Merulana Roma Italy

2021 film documentary on the art project I Gatti di Rovio by Yuri Catania directed by Kevin Mertz for RSI TV Switzerland 

2021 collective exhibition at SIFest Savignano sul Rubicone Italy curated by Alessandro Curti Still Gallery Milano

2021 art show "Black Flowers Secret Garden" Mia Photo Fair Milano Italy, WopArt Lugano CH and Art International Zurich CH

2021 street art installation Street Art Festival Maroggia Switzerland curated by Patrizia Cattaneo 

2021 photography solo exhibition "Black Flowers Secret Garden" Artrust gallery Melano Switzerland curated by Patrizia Cattaneo 

2021 mixed media art solo exhibition "American Flag Video Game" Artrust gallery Melano Switzerland curated by Patrizia Cattaneo 

2021 land art solo exhibition "I Gatti di Rovio" over 120 paste up installations in the Val Mara curated by Patrizia Cattaneo 

2018 mixed media artworks solo exhibition "No Fashion Places of America" at Candiani Museum in Venice curated Elisabetta Da Lio

2018 published photography book "Marfa, Marfa, Marfa" 

2017 Yuri has been started a trip around all the 50 United States of America by an Airstream. 

2017 special mention for "Asia Argento, un'attrice, un set e il cinema" at Centro Culturale Candiani in Venice Italy

2017 mixed media artworks solo exhibition "No Fashion Places of America" at Officine Fotografiche in Milan Italy

2017 selected by the curator Fabio Castelli to show "American Flag Black Neon" at Mia Fair in Milan Italy

2016 photography collective exhibition "Art is Hope" Galerie Perrotin in Paris curated by the curator Renè-Julien Praz

2016 photography book titled “Forgotten Nepal"

2016 gold mention for the "American Flag" installation by Art Fair Colonia

2016 selected by the curator Fabio Castelli to show "American Flag" at Mia Fair in Milan

2016 selected by the curator Adrian Ehrat to show "Forgotten Nepal" at Maag Hallen in Zurich

2015 published his first photography book titled “No Fashion Places of America"

2014 awarded the Best Fashion Movie of the year at Milan International Film Festival

2013 co-founder of Yuri Catania SA Switzerland. He moved all business and family from Italy to Switzwrland

2013 photography collective exhibition "Art is Hope" Palais de Tokyo in Paris curated by Renè-Julien Praz

2012 co-founder of Yuri Catania LLC, photography studio production in New York, US

2008 started a professional career as director in the fashion industry

2008 awarded the Honorable Mention award for the Premio Fotografico Italiano

2007 awarded the Premio Fotografico Italiano for the best still life  

2006 co-founder of Videoracconti creative communication agency leaded in the fields of fashion based in Milan, Italy

2005 began career as professional photographer 

1994 studied Industrial Design at Polytechnic University of Milan Italy

1989 graduated from the School of Art in Milan, Italy

1975 born in Milan, Italy

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