Born: Brindisi, Italy, 1953. Resides in Toronto, Canada since 1980
2008 “ Celebration & Art” 814 St.Claire. Galleria 814, Toronto, Canada
2008 “ Con(de)struct” 2959 Dundas St.W. Urbanscape Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2008 “Surfaces”,134th O.J.E.- John B.Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2008 Art Expo, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada
2007 “Induction”, 900 Bay St.– John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2007 “Westcall”, 2387 Weston Rd.– Artcube Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2007 “Human Canvas”, 2387 Weston Rd.– Artcube Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2006 “Art of Diversity”, 401 Richmond – Studio 119, Toronto, Canada
2005 “Carrier Portfolio”, collection of prints from 50 artists (limited signed editions) sponsored by Goodman Private Wealth Management,
The Historic Distillery District, Toronto, Canada
2005 “Body And Embodiment”, Kipling Gallery, collective exhibition, Woodbridge, Canada
2004 “Celebrating The Landscape”, collective exhibition, Kipling Gallery, Woodbridge, Canada
2004 New York Art Expo, collective exhibition, Jacob Javits Centre, New York, U.S.A.
2003 “Identita’”, collective exhibition, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2002 “Identita’”, collective exhibition, Glenhyrst Gallery of Brant, Brantford, Ontario, Canada
2001 “Original Blueprint”, personal art exhibit, Istituto Italiano di Cultura (Cultural Section of the Consulate General of Italy), Toronto, Canada.
1999 “The Art of Hope”, Charity Art Exhibition and Sale for the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health Foundation, Toronto, Canada
1998 “Viva Vitalita’ Gala”, Art Exhibition & Auction, Four Seasons Hotel, Toronto, Canada
1997 “Italy Calls Canada”, collective exhibition, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada.
1997 “Sous le signe de l’Ange”, collective exhibit, Institut Culturel Italien de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
1997 “The Angel In Contemporary Art, Design and Advertising”, collective exhibit, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1996 ”Enigma Andante”, personal art exhibit, College St. Bar, Toronto, Canada
1995 ”Imaginary Landscapes”, personal exhibit, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1994 ”Sole Search”, personal art exhibit, The Mandarin Club, Toronto, Canada
7-th and 8-th Annual International Exhibition of Miniature Art”, Gallery 788, Toronto, Canada
1990 “Everyman’s Child Mirrored Through The Arts”, collective exhibition, Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada
1989 *”Tempo Finito, Artisti Umbri Seconda Generazione”, collective painting and sculpture art work exhibit in the City of Spoleto and the City of Carpi, Italy.
1988 “Tempo Finito”, personal painting and sculpture artwork exhibit in the City of Spoleto, Italy.
1974 “Industria e Habitat”, outdoor performance, Italy’s countryside.
1973 “Percorso e Habitat”, outdoor performance in Via D’Aquino, Taranto, Italy.
1972 “Istituzione-Contro”, outdoor performance in Piazza della Vittoria, Taranto, Italy.
2008 Currently President of the Ontario Society of Artists
2007 Currently President of the Weston Collective
2006 Inducted into the O.S.A.(Ontario Society of Artists).
1993 Design and construction of theatrical backdrop for privately produced television game show.
Art Instructor – Meta Centre, Toronto, Ontario.
Designed and implemented a successful curriculum using art and music as a medium to elicit self-expression from developmentally handicapped clients. Planned social projects and educational outings. Conceived, organized and prepared an art exhibition entitled “Expression Through Art” at the Joseph D. Carrier Art Gallery, an exclusive exhibition of the paintings and art work created by the Meta Centre Art Program participants. Creation of props for drama productions entitled “Just Imagine” at Burton Auditorium, York University and “I’ve Got A Name” at Hart House Theatre, University of Toronto.
Participation in the movie “Pasolini – Ultimo Giorno
2002-2003 “Strangers In The City”, directed by Domenico Paglia
1971 Graduated in Artistic Studies at the Lisippo Institute, Taranto, Italy.
2008 Award of Merit during the O.S.A.134th Annual Open Juried Exhibition ,Toronto
2003 Ontario Apulian Federation for his artistic achievement in favour of the Italian Canadian community.
1997 Canada Grand Prize for achievement in painting awarded by the International Academy of The Dioscuri.
1972 Award for achievement in painting, prize by the Municipality of Taranto, Italy.
2008 Association of ItalianCanedians in the Arts
2008 Corriere Canadese
2008 Italian Canedian.Ca
2008 Panorama Italiano
2007 Portrait of Germinio Pio Politi, Arts and Minds – BRAVO - TV
2005 Live Interview on “OMNICulture”, OMNI 2
2004 “Germinio Pio Politi: A Documentary Portrait”, directed by Joel Richardson
2002 Live Interview on “TELELATINO”, CHANNEL 35
2001 “The Original Blueprint: Recent Works by Artist Germinio Politi, Puglia Review
2000 Tandem Magazine