• September 2007: honourable mention from the committee headed by Vittorio Sgarbi for the exhibition “Marentino in Rebus,” organized by the Comune of Marentino (Torino) and the Association of Muri d’Autore, for the creation of a fresco on the façade of a house in the historic district • February 2007: winner of the contest “PARLARTI” – “PARLASCO UN PAESE AFFRESCATO”; selected to paint a historic façade in the Comune of Parlasco in Valsassina using the “buon fresco” technique I strongly believe in the importance of passing on artistic traditions.The artists of the past also studied for twenty years in the master’s workshop, before becoming masters themselves.
1995-2000 Degree: Master’s Degree cum laude, Academy of Fine Arts, Florence, Italy 1998 Diploma in Stone Working, Arezzo 1990-1995 Art Institute of Florence (Istituto Statale d’Arte di Firenze) 1995: Diploma in Applied Arts 1993: Diploma in Fine Arts In-depth knowledge of ancient wall painting techniques and organic supports, as described in the best-known art manuscripts.
Teaching since 2003 at Florence-based institutions (see Work Experience section of CV) • Wall paintings restorer since 2000 with participation in interventions of particular historic and artistic interest (again, see Work Experience).
Firenze • November 2012 Decorations of the rooms on the third floor of the Renaissance Palazzo Giugni.
Firenze • April 2009 Decoration of the ceiling on the third floor of the Renaissance Palazzo Giugni.
Cosma e Damiano”, Riace (Reggio Calabria) Complete restoration of “a secco” paintings by Zimatore Grillo (dated 1914) 2005 Director of restoration site: Istituto Geografico Militare, Florence Cleaning, consolidation, and retouching of a “fresco secco” painting from the seventeenth century depicting the Natività.
May-June 2005 Director of restoration site: Palazzo dei Duchi d’Acquaviva – ATRI – Pescara (Abruzzo) Complete restoration including the reconstruction of 80 % of the “arriccio” of a sixteenth-century fresco depicting the Natività 2004 Director of restoration site: Palazzo Galletti, via di Sant’Egidio, Florence Cleaning, consolidation, and retouching of a nineteenth-century “fresco secco” landscape painting Restorer: Church Sacro Cuore in Ponte a Egola, Florence Discovery and restoration of the vault in the apse and transept decorated with the “fresco secco” technique 2003 Restorer: Eleventh-century parish church of San Leonardo in Cerreto Guidi, Florence Discovery and complete restoration of an eighteenth-century decoration Restorer, Director of operations: Church of Saints Jacob and Lucy called San Domenico Conservation and retouching of faux marble decoration Restorer: Parish of San Miniato Basso (Pisa) Discovery and complete restoration of eighteenth-century frescoes and altars in faux marble 2002 – Restorer: Cathedral of San Miniato Complete restoration of faux marble and stucco in three chapels, the aisle, the portico, and the transept dating from the eighteenth century 2001 Restorer: Church of San Martino , Palaia (Pisa) Restoration of a neoclassico altar in stucco and faux marble Restorer: Collegiata di Santa Maria a Monte (Pisa) Complete restoration of three frescoes by Luigi Ademolli (XVIII century) in the vault of the apse • Marzo 2013 Decorations of the rooms on the first floor of the Renaissance Palazzo Giugni.
Since 1995 independent realization of more than 100 murals in fresco and dry, commissioned by both public and private clients, for a total extension of about 2000 square meters, including: the outdoor structure of a medieval monastery, a town hall, some facades in historic centres, and numerous interiors of villas, hotels, and cafes.
• My own painting also relies on the use of mineral materials suitable for fresco technique, adopting methods and recipes both ancient and contemporary.
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