Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo
Lives and works in Turin, Italy
Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo is the Founder and President of the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin. After graduating in business studies and economics, she first started collecting contemporary art in the early 1990s. What started as a hobby rapidly became a full time career when she founded the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in 1995.
Patrizia Sandretto Re Rebaudengo is an extremely active patron of the arts. She is a Member of the International Council, Museum of Modern Art, New York (since 1996); Member of the Friends of Contemporary Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York (since 1996); Member of the International Council, Tate Gallery, London (since 1997); Member of the Leadership Council, New Museum, New York (since 2007); Member of the Advisory Committee for Modern and Contemporary Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art (since 2008); Member of the Confindustria Nazionale Cultural Commission (since 2008); Member of the “Giuria dei Letterati” for the “Premio Campiello—Confindustria Veneto.”
Among other Italian honors and awards for her work in the art world, she also received the Mont Blanc Arts Patronage Award for her dedication to contemporary art in 2003 and was awarded the title “Chevalier dans l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres” by the French Ministry of Culture in 2009.