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Born: Brindisi, Italy, 1953. Resides in Toronto, Canada since 1980

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:                              

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







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