Carlo Alberto Rastelli was born in Parma in 1986, lives and works in Parma.
He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts of Brera, in Milan, and he’s been to Latvia, thanks to the Erasmus program, where he studied at the Art Academy of Riga.
In 2016 he attended the Glo’Art art residence in Lanaken (Belgium) and in 2018 he attended the SIM art residency in Reykievik, Iceland.
He partecipated in several group shows, including: Abecedario d’artista (2021), Palazzo del Governatore, Parma; Pittori fantastici nella valle del Po, curated by Camillo Langone, PAC Ferrara (2020); Ex Voto – per arte ricevuta, curated by Angelo Crespi, Museo Marino Marini, Firenze (2019), Zodiaco, curated by Daina Maja Titonel, MAC Gallery, Roma (2018), We are the ones-vol.1, CGK Gallery di Copenaghen (2017); Paesaggi, Studio d’Arte Cannaviello, Milano (2016); Della natura della figura e il volto, curated by Daniela Ferrari, Palazzo Trentini, Trento (2015); 6 visioni, curated by Ivan Quaroni, Galleria Leonardvs, Sestri Levante (2015); La Bellezza fa 40 – i 40 migliori artisti under 40, Castello Carlo V, Lecce (2015); Pathosformel, edited by Alberto Mattia Martini, Galleria De Magistris, Milan 2014; Pop Art Revolution, edited by Eletronic Art Cafe, MdM Museum, Porto Cervo, 2014.
He partecipated to several art fairs: ArtVerona (2014), Affordable Art Fair Milano (2015), SetUp Art Fair Bologna (2016 – 2018), Art Fair / Fair for modern and contemporary art Cologne (2016), Karlsruhe Art Fair (2016), WopArt Fair Lugano (2017), Grand’Art Fair Milano (2019).
In 2012 he won the Mondadori Art Prize (Painting section, category Academy). He’s been selected for the following prizes: Arteam Cup 2020, Combat Prize 2021 and 2019, Premio Ora 2019 and 2015, Premio Lissone 2014, Premio Mantegna Cercasi 2013, Premio Nazionale delle Arti 2011.
His last solo shows: Woodoo People, Galleria Bianca, Parma (2021); Nagla – The Body Snatchers, curated by Donato Viglione, Palazzo Coluccia, Specchia (LE) (2019); Knots, curated by Alberto Zanchetta, Dream Factory art gallery, Milan (2016).