HILARY SPITERI

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WATCH: The first promo clip for The Art of Malta, a documentary series presented by Hilary Spiteri and produced by Pellikola. The production will be ready for broadcast in 2017. Supported by Arts Council Malta through the Kultura TV fund. ‪#‎artofmalta‬ ‪#‎malta‬ ‪#‎gozo‬

The Art of Malta - Promo

WATCH: The first promo clip for The Art of Malta, a documentary series presented by Hilary Spiteri and produced by Pellikola. The production will be ready for broadcast in 2017. Supported by Arts Council Malta through the Kultura TV fund. #artofmalta #malta #gozo

Posted by The Art of Malta on Tuesday, 16 August 2016

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Hilary Spiteri, born in 1982, B’Kara, Malta. From a tender age he nurtured a strong interest for the arts and in 1990 won first prize in the Malta National Annual Art Competition. From 1993 to 1998 Spiteri attended the Mikiel Anton Vassalli Lyceum in Tal-Ħandaq where he was introduced to the study of drawing. In 2000, Spiteri attended the Gian Frangisk Abela Junior College where obtained his Advanced Level certification in Art and Religion.

 

In 2000 he enrolled for a Bachelor of Arts degree course in Art (University of Malta), successfully graduating in 2003. At the same time, he followed courses focusing on the art of Nude Drawing, and Fresco and Printing Techniques at the University of Malta. In 2008, Spiteri obtained a Master’s degree in Art focusing on artistic pedagogy, the Neoclassical movement and nineteenth century art academies in Europe. During this period Spiteri conducted research abroad, especially in Rome.

 

 In 2011, Hilary Spiteri has contributed to the History of Art scene with his publication Academic Artistic Training in Early British Malta (Allied Publications). Simultaneously, he researched and developed the art of Photography, from both a technical and historical perspective. In 2014 Spiteri lectured at the SWPP Convention 2014, held at the Hilton Metropole in London, presiding master-classes focusing on the correlation between Art and Photography. During this period, Hilary Spiteri has contributed in the research leading to various History of Art related publications and exhibitions including The Life and Work of Lewis Wirth and Helen Cavarra-Their Creative Partnership by Prof Joseph Paul Cassar and Celebrating the Life and Works of Antoine Camilleri (1922-2005) exhibition held at St James Cavalier Centre for Creativity, Valletta.

 

In 2014, Hilary Spiteri hosted his first solo exhibition at Regoledo di Cosio Valtellino in Italy, entitled Con gli Occhi del Cuore. In 2016, Spiteri contributed to the History of Art scene with his second publication entitled Filial Churches of Malta: Qormi A Case Study (Horizons).

 

His works of art are found in private collections in Malta and abroad. He produced illustrations for literary works and both for local and foreign educational publications.

 

Hilary Spiteri currently occupies the post of head of Art Department at De La Salle College Sixth Form Malta where he lectures Art, History of Art and Systems of Knowledge and lectures part-time in Contextual Studies at MCAST’s Institute of Art and Design.

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The Art of Malta - Promo

WATCH: The first promo clip for The Art of Malta, a documentary series presented by Hilary Spiteri and produced by Pellikola. The production will be ready for broadcast in 2017. Supported by Arts Council Malta through the Kultura TV fund. #artofmalta #malta #gozo

Posted by The Art of Malta on Tuesday, 16 August 2016

WATCH: The first promo clip for The Art of Malta, a documentary series presented by Hilary Spiteri and produced by Pellikola. The production will be ready for broadcast in 2017. Supported by Arts Council Malta through the Kultura TV fund. ‪#‎artofmalta‬ ‪#‎malta‬ ‪#‎gozo‬

the art of malta

A TV documentary series about the history of art in Malta presented by art historian and educator Hilary Spiteri. Produced by Pellikola Limited.

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Academic Artistic Training

2011

Academic Artistic Training in Early British Malta by Hilary Spiteri was a major project fulfilled by Spiteri Art Studio. The work involved setting, design and photography. The book was published in 2011.

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Sponde Amanti

2012

Sponde Amanti by Patrick Sammut and Mario Attard was a poetry publication. The work involved setting and design. The book was published in 2014.

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Uneasy Rituals

2011

Uneasy Rituals by Patrick Sammut was a publication comprising a series of novels. The work involved setting, design and photography. The book was published in 2011.

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Trifolju ta` Lwien

2014

Trifolju ta` Lwien by Patrick Sammut, Mario Attard and Frank Zammit was a poetry publication. The work involved setting, design and photography. The book was published in 2014.

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Versi

2012-2014

Versi is a periodical magazine produced for the Maltese Poets Society. Spiteri Art Studio was entrusted to revamp the publication and designed six consecutive issues from 2012 to 2014.

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Kacca

2016

Hilary Spiteri produced six original illustrations and designed the poetic collection KAĊĊA. The publication, edited by Maltese poet and author Patrick J Sammut, includes 29 poems by 16 Maltese poets.

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