After receiving a PhD in Genetics from Università di Pavia in Italy and 15 years of research activities with the CNRS in Molecular Biology, I moved to Paris in September 2005 where I continued my scientific activities, while at the same time, dedicating myself to painting. I undertook an internship painting living models at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts in Paris and regularly attended the workshops of the Grande Chaumière. In September 2008, I returned to Milan and after a painting and drawing course at the Accademia di Brera School of Fine Arts, I decided to devote myself full-time to the role of artist painter.
I have always been fascinated by the magic of water and the power of the sea that I have observed since my childhood and which remains my first source of inspiration. Through different approaches, I have developed a style based almost entirely on this quasi-existential attachment to the element of water. Whether on canvas, linen, oil or acrylic, my painting style is based around the symbolism of water in transporting the viewer to the infinite world of universal sensations and suspended moments. (more…)