Artists

Imma Garofalo

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Birthplace: Cassano allo Ionio
Immaculate Garofalo (Imma) was born in Cassano at the Ionian on 1962, she began from elementary school to have a passion for drawing and watercolors. She dedicates to the landscapes, flowers, nature enchanted by the immensity and colors that surround his summer days in the countryside where she spends most of his summer holidays. The passion for art is immense; she continues over time as a self-taught trying to perfect herself and scrutinize beauty in every corner that surrounds her to bring her back to the canvas according to her inner flair. Painting for her is entering an idyllic dimension where everything becomes beautiful, sublime, fascinating, is alien from all that is around, it becomes almost therapeutic to paint after...

Domenico Bernacchi

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Birthplace: Abbiategrasso (Milano)
I was born in 1957. One day…about 35 years ago I entered a paint factory, bought some colours and started painting. I don’t know what made me do this, but I know that today I can’t live without it. Mine is a totally self-taught path. I think I learned a lot more by looking at the works of other painters and trying to understand and steal their secrets than to reading art books. I love both figurative and abstract art and l practice both of them. I made several works with the action painting technique. In the figurative field, I particularly love the still-life, that I compose using objects that I find in the markets. I would be very happy...

Francesco Senise

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Birthplace: Lungro
Lives and works in the town of Lungro in southern Italy, where he was born on the 25th of August 1970. He has dedicated most of his artistic works to his native land by depicting the surrounding environment and colourful landscapes. The “Salinari” paintings, the series he has become most valued for, pay tribute to the salt mines that have ensured the territory of Lungro and its inhabitants prosperity for many centuries. The artist is particularly fond of this theme for, as a child, he was fascinated by the view of some sculptures placed at the school entrance portraying salt miners; their weary aspect struck him profoundly. Maturing as a man and artist, he must have realised the intense fatigue...

Vincenzo Tesone

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Birthplace: Villaricca (Napoli)
He was born in VILLARICCA north of NAPLES, where he currently resides. Eclectic painter of self-taught education, he has been on the artistic scene since 1985. Abstract and figurative is his style, but he likes also experimenting with so many techniques He has participated to numerous collective and solo exhibitions and he has won awards, and deserved acknowledgments of audience and criticism. Numerous critics have written about him.

Davide Scutece

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Birthplace: Ghevelsberg Germany
Davide Scutece, was born in 1974 in Ghevelsberg – Germany, though he lives and works in San Salvo CH – Italy. His experience in Berlin in 2009 on the occasion of the centenary expressionism collective, was significant. He is passionate about painting since childhood, and refined his technique in the workshop of Ennio Minerva, a student of the famous twentieth century painter Renato Guttuso. His very personal style tries, since 1999, to give each emotion a different colour, painting as if it were either the last or the first time. His painting techniques are: oil pigments, watercolor, acrylic and enamels. He exhibited in Vasto, Milan, Avellino, Bologna and Berlin.

Daniela Albegiani

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Birthplace: Palermo
Daniela Albegiani was born in Palermo – Sicily – in 1969, she studied at the art school in Palermo and later specialised in painting and glass decorating. Her work is driven by a passion for the arts and she has experimented many techniques. In fact she has used watercolours mixed with inks, oils and acrylics. A more particular material application on her latest canvases is papier-machè, with which she realises beautiful subjects, such as butterflies, in relief. Every Miss Butterfly has painted wings and takes its inspiration from nature, that the artist studies carefully, and represents love and liberty. Albegiani says she loves butterflies for they give her joy and because they are elegant and light; they look fragile, though...

Elio Picariello

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Birthplace: Montefredane (Avellino)
Elio Picariello was born on July 29, 1961 in Montefredane (Av) From an early age he was fascinated by colors so that he attended the study of the master Mario Barra where he had the first approaches with painting. The first brush strokes date back to his tender childhood. he could only seem like a child who enjoyed painting the canvas, but in reality an artist was slowly being born. After completing his studies with the master Barra, he began his studies at the artistic high school of Avellino where in addition to painting he also discovered the art of ceramics. over the years his brush strokes become more and more interesting, decisive and full of meaning. .to most he...

Stefano Bianchi

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Birthplace: Ravenna
Stefano Bianchi was born in 1966 in Ravenna, where he currently lives. The city, culturally rich and historically important, greatly influenced his artistic sensibility. He attended the conservatory at the age of seven, studying music, piano and composition. He began painting at the age of thirty as a self-taught artist. The music experience transpires in his works, freely and openly communicating rhythms and melodies, which reflect in colourful abstract shapes. The thickness of the paint colour, a result of the palette knife technique, makes his artworks almost three-dimensional. Over a 20 year career, his paintings evolved, from the creation of colorful, chaotic works of strong effect to the minimalist and clean approach where he manages to concentrate in a few...

Diana Guerriero

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Birthplace: Avellino
Diana Guerriero, from Avellino, after technical studies has had various experiences in the sector and currently works for a private company carrying out administrative functions. Always passionate about art, she has chosen to express herself with both painting and writing. He paints in oil, by signing D’ics, the canvases have a naive connotation. He writes poems, tales and tales, with an identical immediacy aimed at stimulating the reader’s imagination and pushing him to go further, beyond seeing, beyond hearing, not surprisingly his September 2016 staff had the title “Beyond the edge”. In 2017 he published a fairytale book entitled “Tales” and on the cover there is one of his paintings. He has a laboratory where he spends his free time...

Giovanni Morgese

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Birthplace: Terlizzi (Ba)
Giovanni Morgese was born in Terlizzi in 1951 and graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bari in 1979. During the eighties he researches a symbolic and religious subjects’ painting, which will later reflect in some wooden stick sculptures, representing humaneness and spirituality. In 1992 he undertakes iconographic studies and concentrates on the production of contemporary icons. In 2008 he starts using a new material, iron, with which he composes sheet iron sculptures, punctured with symbols. He regularly exhibits in many cities in Italy.

Gerardo La Porta

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Birthplace: Eboli
Gerardo La Porta, aka “Gi_laPorta”, was born in 1966 in Eboli (SA) ITALY. at his youth age of nine, in a School Competition he was already awarded. Despite the different address training, studying hidden from parents, everything that concerns the art. With his neighbor friend started sharing his passion for art and studying the various painting techniques together. He is very passionate for the artists of the Renaissance and the ‘900, feeds much interest in Contemporary Artists, for the detail of the expression. In the beginning he was painting a lot during the breaktime, start to refined the technique of oil, alternating with acrylics and watercolor, also with his friend artist helps. Everything start to change after traveling and working...

Andrea Pietro Petralia

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Birthplace: Catania
Andrea Pietro Petralia was born in Catania in 1951. At school he was known as “the artist” for his versatility and great passion towards the arts. There he learnt how to draw and paint. He also dedicated himself to the creation of fine clay sculptures, representing the Christmas nativity scene. Later on he attended professional art courses in ceramics, poster design and stained glass crafting. A remarkable example of his stained glass artworks can be admired at the Lentini Church near Catania – Sicily. At the age of 17 he moved to Paris where along with other street painters he experienced a deep connection with the French artistic heritage. Two years later he returned to Italy to continue his studies...

Gianfranco Del Bove

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Birthplace: Roma
I was born on November 27, 1956 in Rome. The first of three children, perhaps the result of that famous snowfall, from a family of peasant origins from a small town in Ciociaria, or rather from Alvito (FR).
In Rome, I had the opportunity to meet great masters of painting, including Luigi Montanarini, Sante Monachesi and Sandro Trotti. I also attended one of their exhibitions and slowly in me the passion for art exploded.
Painting has always been a necessity for me. Since I was a boy, I have always expressed this need. A pleasure and a desire to bring to light, fixing them on the canvas, my emotions, my fantasy. A transport in a place that sometimes I don’t know but...

Luisa Riceci

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Birthplace: Ravenna
Luisa Riceci was born in Ravenna on 9 October 1962, graduated from a professional school in Ravenna, always passionate about drawing and everything that represents art, his artistic career began as a self-taught artist from some years, for family reasons. She uses different techniques: oil, acrylic, pastel and watercolor; even if she prefers the pastel because she loves to feel the color under his fingers like wanting to get inside the work. His pictorial language is fed by the deepest and most secret feelings and emotions where the true part of the artist is characterized by a constant mental, social and artistic commitment. The artist’s vision is a narrative path, full of reflections on various topics, represented by the man...

Sara Lautizi

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Birthplace: Sant'elpidio a mare
Sara Lautizi ,in art ANAM, was born in 1990 in a rural village of Italy that helped to develop her sensibility. Since childhood she had a strong attraction towards art, colors and painting which ended up with the formation of her unique expression. Emotions, feelings, thoughts and concepts have their own shape, colour and brightness even in nonconformist ways. She completed her study at the Institute of Art in 2008; then she enrolled at the Academy of Fine Arts in Macerata where she matures and refines the skill to manifest her deepest unconscious almost to be a collective message. Mythological and divinatory figures along with androgynous bodies seem to emerge as an archetype representation. She has been selected among the...

Maria Bonaduce

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Birthplace: Terlizzi (Ba)
Maria Bonaduce was born in Terlizzi, near Bari – Puglia, in 1955, where she currently lives and works; she graduated in art studies in 1973. She exhibited in Italy and abroad in many countries (Canada, USA, Mexico, UAE, France, UK, Poland, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania), being granted a permanency in some of the most important collections of the Italian museums. She is specialized in portraits and landscapes, though in these last years she dedicates to great public and religious works. She loves the watercolour technique and has had a particular sensibility for childhood works, collaborating in the past with the artist Bruno Munari and having some artworks located in the Gianni Rodari Museum. Maria Bonaduce co founded the -ADSUM contemporary art-...

Angela Anzalone

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Birthplace: San Cono (Catania)
Angela Anzalone was born in San Cono, a small town in the province of Catania, in 1962. She soon felt fascinated by colors and started to paint at 12, unveiling a great passion for the arts. She attended the art institute of Caltagirone, acquiring various techniques; she prefers to use acrylic colors but also works with oil, watercolors and graphite. Anzalone portrays nature, animals and “the wonders of life”, using her own definition for the subjects that captures her attention. She focuses on the triggering of positive emotions through her art, mainly using the colors dictated by her soul. She is guided by love and kindness and such gentle flow is perceived in her paintings.

Letizia Valenti

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Birthplace: Mistretta (Me)
Letizia Valenti was born in Mistretta, a small city near Messina. She has always loved art and after receiving a degree in the pottery art school in Santo Stefano di Camastra (Me), she graduated in the Art School of Palermo. At the end of one’s course she begins to devote herself to teaching by performing it with passion for some years. She now lives in Alcamo (TP). What she says of herself: I have painted for years just for the sake of doing it expressing myself. I have tested out different techniques and materials, silent forms in order to highlight my intimate world. Afterwards I put on the first exhibitions. The need of energies exchange and the need of giving...

Antonio Russo

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Birthplace: Catania
Antonio Russo was born in Catania – Sicily- in 1979. He is a self-taught artist who discovered his gift on the very first day of Primary school; on that day he produced a fine light and dark contrast on a pencil drawing, with no one teaching him how to do it. At the age of 11 he started to paint with oil colours and at 12 he received an easel for present, by his brother, so that he could paint bigger canvases. He soon started to be commissioned several artworks within his family, friends and acquaintances. In 2010 he studied decorations and Byzantine iconography; there he met a deacon teacher who invited him to a monastery where he experimented original...

Antonio Cariola

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Birthplace: Piedimonte Etneo (Catania)
Antonio Cariola was born in Piedimonte Etneo (CT) in 1971. In 1988 he graduated as a Master of Art in The Metals and Goldsmiths section. His passion is oil painting and 1991 he decided to attend Maestro Carnabuci’s private school of painting in Taormina (ME). In 1998 he graduated in Scenography at the Academy of Fine Arts in Catania. Initially he was born and trained as an “easel” artist, making exhibitions in the Catania hinterland. His reference artists are Van Gogh, Cèzanne and Matisse. Since 2010 he has abandoned “traditional” painting, experimenting with new linguages. The pictorial surfaces are “dismembered”, “distorted”. The forms no longer recognizable. His works become informal, material, gestural. The reference artists are Rothko, Pollock, Vedova, Kline.

Marj Luana Celeste

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Birthplace: Tricase (Lecce)
Marj Luana Celeste was born in Tricase (Le) in 1974, currently lives in Corsano in the province of Lecce. Inspired by her artist mother, she has been passionate about art since childhood. At 14 she enrolled in the State Artistic Lyceum of Lecce, obtaining the diploma of Artistic High School in the architecture section. Later she graduated as a restoration technician. She later specialized in the restoration of the frescoes. She will work as a restorer until 2014, obtaining enormous satisfactions. Since 2015 she takes up her brushes again and finds the artistic spirit that excited her as a young girl. The passion to paint, especially in recent years, has regained vigor, thanks also to nature, which inspired it and...

Noemi Scottino

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Birthplace: Scicli
Self-taught painter, born in Scicli, province of Ragusa, lives in Caserta. Linked to art and drawing since childhood … In 2001 she met the painter Guccione with whom she found painting, order and cleanliness in making her paintings. Engaged in realistic representation, she deepens the caravagesca technique, painting copies of authors like Caravaggio. He also engages in commissions related to portraits. Fascinated by works by masters such as Picasso, she rediscovers the lines, the unreal forms, so tied to drawing with a pencil. His artistic research combines realism and non-realism, proving that the two forms can coexist until they merge into a set of glazes, shapes and colors.

Antonio Presutti

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Birthplace: Telese
Thanks to his family Antonio Presutti began his artistic experience at a young age. His older brother, Stefano, who eventually became an art teacher, attended the school of Cerreto, near Benevento, directed by the prominent artist Valente Assenza. Those were the 60s when Antonio attended his first art workshop and he soon gained experience in drawing, painting and ceramics. He later trained and perfectioned his technique in Assenza’s atelier, following the traditional stages for the preparation of the canvases and the mixing of colors. He closely observed his work, sometimes even posing for him and collaborating on his paintings or restoring wooden sculptures. This sort of apprendiceship started in the late 60s, when his teacher and mentor praised his talent,...

Maria Teresa Minneci

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Birthplace: Pompei
Maria Teresa Minneci was born in Pompei, near Naples, in 1947, but she now lives and works in Gerenzago, near Milan. She has always loved drawing and has partaken over the years in many creative projects. She lately decided to concentrate on oil painting. Her artistic style spaces from abstract to figurative; no matter how opposite these two tendencies seem to be, she manifests her complete confidence with both. Her emotions come from within and she uses oil painting to portray them onto canvas. She says about her work: “When I start a new work, I observe the blank canvas. I caress it and, free from all thoughts, I leave space only for the need to paint; the brush in...

Elsa Ventura Migliorini

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Birthplace: Genova
She was born in Genoa in 1946. Although she loved drawing from an early age, only in adulthood she was able to satisfy the strong desire to devote herself to painting. He attended the scientific high school. He worked as an advertising graphic designer in a Genoese studio learning from Maestro Carlo Bracci. Then full-time mom, after the maturity of the children she started painting. Self-taught, but he never stopped studying, perfecting himself through art books on the various painting techniques, following the teachings on the web of world-renowned artists, who stimulated his research, oriented towards realism and all hyperrealism. His works, mainly in oil, are described for the minuteness of the details shown on the canvas through a careful...

Lisandro Ramacciotti

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Birthplace: Viareggio
Lisandro Ramacciotti was born in 1950 in Viareggio where to this day he lives and works. He started painting during the seventies, exposing his works both in Italy and abroad. You can find his paintings in private collections and art museums. Important exhibitions of his career are those held in historical palaces of Venice, Rome, Pietrasanta, Viareggio and Lucca. Meaningful is also his solo exhibition in Paris in 2009. Estimated art critics have written about his works highlighting his relevant artistic experience.

Giorgio Esposito

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Birthplace: Napoli
Giorgio Esposito was born in Naples in 1963, where he currently lives and works. He started drawing with pens, crayons and pencils when he was a child, because he loved reproducing on paper and cards what he saw through his eyes. At the age of 25 he began to paint with watercolors, then he moved on with tempera, acrylic and finally oil colours. He belongs to a little artistic movement that can be considered the ideal continuation of the “School of Posillipo”. He is totally connected with nature, thus prefers to portray landscapes, full of colors and light, that he depicts on canvases with fascinating chromatic rhythms. He is currently experimenting a new contemporary genre, using mixed techiniques on different...

GF-Art

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Birthplace: Andria
GF-Art is a creative duo by Giovanni Casamassima and Francesca Mansi. The essence of beauty is the goal of their constant, tireless and meticulous research. The couple’s artistic career began in 1990 at the workshop of the artist Carmine Conversano. As it happened in the Renaissance art workshops, Giovanni and Francesca had the opportunity to acquire the secrets of painting and the importance of visual research since, as they declare, “in order to learn painting you must learn to observe”. They have deepened their knowledge through the contemplation of the “great masters” of the past and the great painters of the present; their work has also been influenced by the teaching of Ciro Palumbo and Paolo Tagliaferro. Today Giovanni and...

Rosa Benato

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Birthplace: Quero (Biella)
Rosa Benato. Figurative painter and hyper – realistic portraitist. Born in Quero(BL) on 01-09-1958. Lives in Borgomanero (NO). She already had a strong sense of proportion as a child. Of the parents did not have the opportunity to develop what they were with his studio too. He started painting with a certain continuity in the eighties and sold several works. Then,due to family commitments,he stopped. After a few years,having more time to devote to painting,he resumed cultivating his passion with increasingly satisfactory result. Considering that he is self-taught,the results went beyond any dream. Today,by participating in several exhibitions,both personal and collective,with awards that attest to her skill,she feels she has fulfilled the dream that,since she was a child,was her goal.

Lino Baldassa

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Birthplace: Chieri (Torino)
Lino Baldassa in art “Balì” was born in Chieri (To) on 19 May 1966. His first paintings in 1995 portrayed landscapes and seascapes. For Lino Baldassa painting has always been a moment of life and passion. Pure expression of what you want to convey. It offers suggestive views … Always engaged in stylistic research and new techniques. The stylistic research envelops and involves, its colors and its light are the testimony of its language. Time to paint passes inexorably ………. The colors on a canvas are the full expression of past life present and future, which slide on it without ever leaving

Rita Carrodano

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Birthplace: La Spezia
Rita Carrodano, art teacher in public school of Piedmont, since many years lives in this area, but is native of La Spezia. Since her youth , the study painting, like everyday adventure, has taken her like an artist with a marked inclination in the circles of art exhibitions and activities in wich she takes part also like protagonist. The “ Golfo dei Poeti and the Cinque Terre “, Lands to wich the painter has dedicated for many years her attention, have given to her prodution tones and colours of intimistic nature and also vibrating, intense but calibrated contrast, all in the viewpoint of affective and poetic valuation of “little things”. The best espressiveness we can find perhaps in figurative art,...

Davide Neddini

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Birthplace: Roma
Neddini Larrydavid was born in Rome on 1947 and residing in Imola. Born as a self-taught painter, Neddini is a singular but very interesting painter, Neddini deals with adherence and validity in the psychological contents, and a theme all the Mali of our times. He firmly believes in the human values ​​of life by demonstrating them in his painting. Many critics who wrote about him including (Ciampi, Ruggeri Boccaloni, Tomassini Mario Monteverdi, Patrizia Galli) made many collective and personal exhibitions in Italy and in the world Geneva, Madrid, Los Angeles New York San Francisco Tokyo Melburg.

Giuseppe Sublime

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Birthplace: Palermo
Giuseppe Sublime, painter, writer, graphic designer and teacher of painting and art history. He was born in Palermo, in 1953. He trained in the Art Institute in his town. His painting, starting from metaphisics, touched various artistic expressions such as surrealism and hyperrealism; but he often works even in the figurative. He has parteciped in some personal exhibitions and numerous group exhibitions, both in Italy and abroad, winning numerous prizes and certificates. His painting are exibited in private collections and in the Municipality of Rome.

Vincenzo Modafferi

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Birthplace: Reggio Calabria
Born in Reggio Calabria (21/05/1951 ) he lives in Rende (CS), Maths teacher in retirement since 2011. Self-taught painter, looking for communicating with the collectivity, that finds in painting and in colours. His painting, of classical nature, is precise in the perspectives and in the figures that have brightness. In his works, he looks for the real expression with the colours in order to communicate his point of view. He prefers figurative art to landscapes, he uses colours easily in order to rebuild the interest between humanity and environment. He has taken part to collective exhibitions where critics recognize his sensitivness and love towards life.

Salvo Messina

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Birthplace: Catania
Salvo Messina was born in Catania – Sicily in 1953. He took up the artistic career at a young age and in 1973 he moved to the city of Milan to study at the prestigious European Design Institute where he met some of the most renowned designers of Italy. In those years he started to work as a comics illustrator and advertising creator. Back in Catania he attended the Academy of Fine Arts that he has never left since, becoming a teaching professor, still his great passion and main occupation to the present. Given the multiplicity of his interests and competences he has the opportunity to teach a variety of subjects, from decoration to design. The cultural aspect of his...

Agostino Viviani

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Birthplace: Ragusa
Agostino Viviani, born and living in Ragusa, always passionate about art, he began to take an interest in painting at the age of 18. He paints his first works in oil on canvas, mixing figurative art with abstract art in the first pictorial phase. From the beginning of ’89 he tried his hand at using the material, creating “polychrome materials”. Today his journey continues with informal painting, with reference also to abstract expressionism, giving life to his personal expressive language. He has participated in several group exhibitions, both in Italy and abroad, including: “Marina in Arte”; “Gran Teatro del Barocco”; “Emotions and Lights”; Competition Art Contest, International Competition “Horizons”; “Tribute to Frida” in ROME, in BERGAMO, in LUCCA, in RAGUSA...

Osvaldo Mascarello

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Birthplace: La Morra (Cn)
Osvaldo Mascarello was born in La Morra (Cuneo) in 1948 where he lives and works. Growing up always fond of drawing and painting, he developed a youthful passion in pencil and charcoal techniques. Then moving onto watercolors and oil painting, and learning the artistic techniques from Florentine painter and portraitist Giannina Tesi, he acquired a new passion with a deeper dimension for art. As part of a spontaneous group of painters from La Morra, Osvaldo took advantage of the summer holiday period, to organize and participate in exhibitions of their collections in the areas of Barolo and Alba. Osvaldo’s primary occupation led him to work abroad, often visiting many countries for long periods of time, from which has captured images...

Vincenzo Auciello

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Birthplace: Marano (Napoli)
Vincenzo Auciello was born in Marano in 1956. Today he lives and works in Calvizzano, not far from his birth place, on the outskirts of Naples. He is a self-taught artist for he approached oil painting and sketch drawing at a very young age. He soon started to exhibit his artworks in local art galleries, where he attained immediate attention and was rewarded with enthusiastic reviews by art critics. He now feels thankful to the people who encouraged him in this career and offered their advice through the years. He is a mature and talented artist who keeps on painting with joy.

Laura Muolo

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Birthplace: Milan
Laura Muolo was born in Milan in 1975. After completing her studies she moved to Rimini where she still lives and works. She has always been passionate about drawing, but only since 2013 she has made it her daily task, letting her express uncontrollable feelings. She dedicates herself primarily to the hyper-realistic portraits, with a preference for older people, represented with graphite technique or pastels; she also makes use of oil painting, which she masters in a unique manner. She loves the figurative genre and realism, but plays with the surrealism and metaphysical art. She had a solo exhibition in October 2019 in Punta Marina – Ravenna and participated in numerous collective exhibitions at a national and international level (Milan,...

Maria Teresa Giunta

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Birthplace: Castroreale (Messina)
Maria Teresa Giunta, was born in Castroreale (Me) in 1963, in 1996 she moved to Milazzo, where she is still. She lives and dedicates herself full time to painting. Artist of clear impressionist language with particular reference to nature and the Mediterranean landscape. Her large table scans in unison infinite naturalistic notes, embedding in the canvas, wonderful views of his beloved land: Sicily, which lends itself pictorially to be represented in the work. Present with her works in numerous collective art exhibitions and personal exhibitions receiving wide acclaim from specialized critics, as well as various prizes and awards for her undisputed artistic talent.

Vincenzo Allevato

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Birthplace: San Giovanni in fiore (Cosenza)
Born in San Giovanni in Fiore. He has participated in numerous national and foreign exhibitions receiving several awards and criticisms as the:“Il Campidoglio D’Oro” received by “Internazionale Burckhardt Academie” of Roma: “For his skills as a painter with a suggestive religious and mystical theme, where the chromatic reason imposes singular personality “.Dott. A. Tommaso Prete; “Premio Oscar della Cultura 2001” Firenze; “Premio Antiqua Florentia” with the title “Arciere dell’arte” Firenze; “Lupa Capitolina” Palazzo Barberini Roma; “Forum Interart” Palazzo Barberini Roma; “Premio Arte 92” Milano; “Premio Italia luci e colori”; “Premio Rendano” Cosenza; “Premio S. Severina” Crotone; he also set up the following solo and group exhibitions: “Campidoglio” Roma; “Collettiva Vigna Clara” Roma; “Abbazia florense” S. Giovanni in Fiore; “Sidi Slim”,...

Luca Meroni

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Birthplace: Seregno
Luca Meroni Born in Seregno in 1976, lives and works in Nibionno in the province of Lecco. In 1994 he went to “Papa Ratti” art school in Desio and in 1998 he graduated in painting at “Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera” in Milan. Since he was little he’s always had a strong love and passion for art, in particular for Figurative art. Over the years he developed his technique focusing on communicate the meaning of life, the emotions of the human being and the complexity of the human soul.  He gained experience in Figurative art starting with the decoration of the baptistery of the church of Tabiago  (province of Lecco)  where he painted scenes from the life of Christ....

Flora Favale

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Birthplace: Gioia del Colle (Ba)
Flora Favale was born in Gioia del Colle, in the southern province of Bari. She lives in Milan since 1962. She attended prestigious art courses and in 1970 she obtained the diploma in ceramics and painting at the Cimabue Academy. In the 80s she perfected the technique of watercolor under Anna Pavesi’s guide, approaching the top watery effect. She has participated in individual and group exhibitions with great success.

Venera Giuffrida

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Birthplace: Acireale (Catania)
Venera Giuffrida was born in Catania, lives and works in Germany in her artistic studio. She has always been passionate about art to become an integral part of her life. In painting she likes to range from figurative to abstract, preferring to paint reflected or overlapping image. She has participated in several exhibitions and received awards and acclaim. In addition, she deals with sculpture, has created several important public works for the municipalities of Catania and Messina.

Anna Di Volo

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Birthplace: Firenze
Anna Di Volo is a painter born in Florence, Italy. She comes from a family of painters Grand Father Eligio di Volo, Father Giorgio, Uncle Silvio. Her father started in Viareggio opening a factory for painters, colours, paints for Fine Arts, after a few year in Florence. Anna Di Volo has in her curriculum many art exhibitions, she started painting back in 1964 and at that time presented by a very important painter Felice Carena, from than on many art exhibitions for example: Basilica of Santa Croce, Art gallery in Siena, Archeological museum in Grosseto, perfumery Santa Maria Novella, museum della Marineria Viareggio, museum Basilica di San. Marco Firenze, building of the Region of Florence, building Bastogi, museum Datini Prato,...

Letizia Pistoia

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Birthplace: Montepaone (Cosenza)
Letizia Pistoia was born in Montepaone (Cosenza) in 1950 and lives in Milan since she was 9 year old. After secondary school she attended the professional school for secretary. She worked as a window dresser for a fashion chain. Since she was a kid had a visceral passion for art in all its expression and for this reason she dedicates all her free time to oil painting which is her true passion. She is a self-taught painter used to dream in front of a beautiful landscape,especially by the sea. As a painter, she has successfully participated to various collective exhibitions and many paintings on commission.

Ivana Storto

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Birthplace: Eraclea (Venezia)
Ivana Storto was born in 1938 in the province of Venice and lives now in Caserta. She has always been interested in painting since she was a young girl. She makes her debut on the exhibition scene by presenting all her works since 2009.
After an initial training and a study phase with a naive imprint, the artist begins to direct her center of gravity towards the achievement of a personal stylistic evidence. If Ivana Storto’s early works were a kind of experience of the outward appearance of the surrounding world, the current ones support an emotional journey into the world of colors and shapes, reflected and rendered by free and playful geometries recalling a fairytale. Ivana’s aim is far from...

Giusy Ferrara

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Birthplace: Alcamo (Trapani)
Giuseppina Ferrara, GIUFE’, was born in Alcamo, near Palermo – Sicily, in 1978. She studied graphic design and graduated in scenography at the Academy of fine Arts. She moved to Florence, where she experienced the silversmith work through a period of apprenticeship in a workshop and there she discovered her passion for jewels. She later decided to settle back in Sicily and became a teacher in primary school. In 2009 she founded GiuFè Jewels, a brand which connects all her passions and competences, therefore is a combination of art, didactical work and luxury items. She focused on the organisation of creative and motivational courses for disabled students, where, in cooperation with not disabled ones, they can get over the physical...

Antonio Dionizio

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Birthplace: Apice
Tonino Dionizio was born in Apice, near Benevento, in 1957. After graduating at the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples he started to paint with an originally personal technique, using the pen onto a thickly painted canvas and creating a three-dimensional effect thus offering the viewer the sensation of an ancient artistic dimension, when sculptures were the expression of perfection and harmony.

Enrico Capuano

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Birthplace: Napoli
Enrico Capuano is a professional artist who dedicated himself to the arts at a very young age; he focused on drawing, which represents life in straight and precise lines enriched with colors and shapes. He masters oil, watercolor, tempera painting and many other techniques. Over time he has aroused interest and appreciation from companies operating in ceramics, especially Capodimonte Porcelain, where he is currently working as a decorator. He took part in several art exhibitions, gaining the support of many experts and critics. His works are included in several art collections.

Gianna Masoero

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Birthplace: Coazzolo (Asti)
Teresanna (called Gianna) Masoero was born in Coazzolo a small town in the province of Asti, among the beautiful Langhe hills, on 04.10.1955. Already as a child and teenager she loved to draw and then paint but. due to family problems, he was unable to indulge his passion to devote himself fully to work and family. Only at the end of his work could he pick up his brushes and attend painting courses, first with watercolors, then with acrylics and oil. She loves to portray the female world, emotions and gestures, but does not disdain city landscapes or alleys, as long as they strike her for poetic strength. He has exhibited in several group exhibitions at prestigious sites in Turin,...

Emanuel Palermo

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Birthplace: Catania
Emanuel Palermo was born in Catania in 1949, where he began his art studies and later attended the Accademy of fine arts. In 1970 he went to Paris for a year, gaining a tremendous experience in the relation with professional artists. Returning to Italy he has devoted himself to the research and experimentation of visual arts, from 1973 to the present day. His art is sometimes conceptual and the result of a constant social analysis. Being an artist according to Emanuel Palermo means “to confess the unconscious and to look at the world from innumerable hairline cracks”; to do so he realizes installations and performances, he uses mixed techiniques and recycled materials despite the traditional touch of paint. His work...

Antonio Sgarbossa

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Birthplace: Fontaniva
Antonio Sgarbossa was born in Fontaniva, near Venice, in 1945. At the age of 11 his parents directed him towards an artistic career through apprenticeship in a local ceramic laboratory. There he mastered the use of paintbrushes by decorating ceramics and later on he discovered the oil paint, that led him to participate in several collective exhibitions in Italy. In 1971 he moved to Switzerland where he met with experienced swiss painters who introduced him to the academic portrait tradition. In 1977, back in Fontaniva, he opened a ceramic laboratory and started modelling sculptures. During the eighties he perfectioned his abilities and techniques and participated in several national and international events. He later partnered with the Rotini art gallery in...

Giovanna Morano

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Birthplace: S. Chirico Raparo (Potenza)
Giovanna Morano was born in the province of Potenza, lives in Lavena Ponte Tresa (Varese) where she worked as a teacher. Since 2016, as soon as she retired, she has given vent to her passion by dedicating a lot of time to the realization of her paintings experimenting the techniques and rules of realistic painting. Giovanna loves to paint especially portraits in oil and wanted to start with those of her affections which represent indelible emotional memories for her: love, tenderness, joys, hopes and happiness. She participated in 2018 in a collective in the municipality of residence and in various personnel in some municipalities in the province of Potenza. She participated in the Art Collective “Art is shown” held at...

Monica Maffei

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Birthplace: Varese
The art of Monica Maffei  springs from a special sensibility and finds its expression in compositions  characterized by a subtle lyricism.
Tones and understones combine with elegance on the canvas  with a succession of shades and mutual contaminations, leaving vague human forms emerging occasionally.
The artist  masters the canvas with an overlapping of pigments and signs, and, at the same time, reveals and conceals her own subjects, which, in the end, result to be surrounded by a mysterious aura.
The hand of the artist skillfully measures out light and shadow, strong and fading colours, which nearly seem to be washed out, while a well coordinated harmony is springing out from the surface of the painting.
The observer needs to understand the message transpiring from...