Biography

Denis Riva, named Deriva, is born in Ganzamonio in 1979.


He is an illustrator, a painter, a gatherer, an observer, a reseracher, a technician, an experimenter, but not an actor.

He doesn't take part at ceremonies. He doesn't have a Bachelor of fine arts. He is living daily under the wieght of art that he carries on with him.

He often uses the word “Master”, although he doesn't have any.

He's not a University professor.

He is dating two dogs everyday.


Notwithstanding all the works done the last years, he's convinced to be at the beginning of his research, but also to be at the end.

In 2017 he turned twenty years of shows.


Denis Riva lives and works at Follina, a fairy-tale Borgo of Treviso, in a studio which was part of Lanificio Paoletti, a historical wool factory founded in 1795.

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Artworks

€ 180,00
€ 350,00
€ 1.400,00

Andare avanti, 2018

58 x 50 cm

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€ 200,00
€ 2.000,00
€ 2.000,00

Attesa infinita, 2018

110 x 32 cm

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€ 200,00
€ 350,00

Birdheadtrip, 2018

14.8 x 21 cm

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Journal

Special projects, Posted on 10/12/2018

LA TECHINA PORTA NULLITA'

by Simone Zucco

From a project by Denis Riva for Cellar Contemporary, the Window to the Unknown opens for Christmas from 12th to 22nd December, unveiling his hidden treasures.

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Events, Posted on 09/07/2018

OPENING ARTE FORTE A FORTE LARINO

by Camilla Nacci

Con il progetto site-specific di Denis Riva abbiamo inaugurato la prima partecipazione di Cellar Contemporary alla mostra diffusa ARTE FORTE | Aspettando il momento

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Events, Posted on 02/07/2018

DENIS RIVA A FORTE LARINO

by Camilla Nacci

A travel from "Ganzamonio" to ARTE FORTE

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Events, Posted on 20/06/2018

CELLAR CONTEMPORARY AT ARTE FORTE

by Camilla Nacci

For the second edition of of the show ARTE FORTE | Waiting for the moment, spread in ten Austro-Hungarian fortress of Trentino, Cellar Contemporary presents a new series of Bäst works and starts a new collaboration with Denis Riva.

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