(Cairo Montenotte, 13 February 1942 – Savona 23 December 2019) in 1955 he starts to paint and at the same time he begins to study music.
In 1968 he completes his studies at the Liceo Artistico in Savona and in 1972, invited by Mario Micheli, he takes part in the exhibition “Il tema dell’uomo” (The theme of mankind) in the museum of Albisola.
In 1975 he is invited to participate the 10th Rome “Quadrennial” where he exhibits two large format paintings. The year after, he moves to Milan, where he will live for several years.
During this period he becomes familiar with American artists such as De Kooning and Franz Kline, to whom he feels particularly close because of his dynamically spontaneous and assuredly “unrepresentational” current art. In 1988 he meets Mimmo Rotella, Pierre Restany and Arnaldo Pomodoro in Venice.
In the following years he realizes many solo and group exhibitions; in 1997 he joins the group of artists “con-crete (clay) art” (Tommaso Cascella, Bruno Ceccobelli, Enzo Esposito, Ugo Nespolo and other artists) and he exhibits with them at the Bologna Art Fair.
In 2001 he holds a one-man exhibition (painting and sculpture) and a jazz concert in the Rinaldo Rotta Gallery in Genova and a one-man exhibition and concert in the gallery of Daniel Duchoze, in Rouen. In 2004 he holds an exhibition with Mark Kostabi in Venice.
In October 2006 Giorgio Moiso is invited for an exhibition in the prestigious Castello di Rivara. In that occasion Luca Beatrice presents the book “LIVE! Performance Painting Giorgio Moiso”. In 2007 the book “Moiso il cane di Cesar”, made by Maurizio Sciaccaluga, gets published.
In 2008 he holds an exhibition in Milan, at the gallery Spazio Mazzotta and then another one in Savona, in the Pinacoteca Civica. In this occasion the book “Giorgio Moiso – Fingerstamps” made by Francesco Poli is realized and published by edizioni Mazzotta.
In 2009 he accomplishes the beautiful album “Round midnight”, in which he relates different artistic movements (bebop-action painting, cool jazz-minimalism or cool art, free jazz- conceptual art) through 43 art works.
In 2010 Giorgio Moiso is invited to represent the Italian contemporary art to the Asia Museum of Art in Daejon, South Korea with a personal exhibition staged in 11 halls.
“Cosmography” is the title of the exhibition, of the performance and of the catalogue.
In 2011 The Rado Swatch Group invites him to the Esma Sultan Palace in Instanbul where he paints a big work on plexiglass (2 x 3 meters) during a performance.
In April 2011 is inaugurated the panel “Pelle d’oca” in Cairo Montenotte, In April 2011 is inaugurated the panel “Pelle d’oca” in Cairo Montenotte, birthplace of Giorgio Moiso. It has been donated to the city by the artist and it has been made in the amphitheater of the Palace of the city of Cairo Montenotte in October 2008 during a memorable performance in the presence of citizens. The work is a ceramic panel of 8 X 2.5 meters and it was a challenge from a technical point of view, being entirely made of clay with oxides and glazes and realized at the PiralArte Albisola factories.