Biography

Born in Massa (Tuscany), Italy 1966.

Education: Academy of Fine Art of Brera, Milan.

Lives and works in Milan.

  • 2014
  • Licht und Luft - Elementi di un'Utopia. “Possiedono il segreto della Vita, lassù... sul Monte Verità”. Workshop. Project by L. Boisi in collaboration with A. Pittoni

  • 2013
  • “Landina”, ein plein air landscape painting workshop on Maggiore Lake. Curated by L. Boisi

  • 2009
  • Gabriele Basilico photography workshop, Forma, Milan

  • 2008-09
  • Collaborating with Flash Art magazine, writing reviews

  • 2007
  • Re-Enacted Painting, Maria Morganti workshop, Viafarini, Milan

  • 2005
  • Invited to “Prague Biennale” 2 - “Expanded Painting” section, Karlin Hall, Prague. Curated by Helena Kontova and Giancarlo Politi

  • 2004
  • Massimo Vitali Photography workshop, Museo Pecci, Prato, Italy

Awards

  • 2010
  • Sovereign European Art Prize, Barbican Centre, London

  • 2005
  • Winner of the PREMIO CAIRO 6th edition, promoted by Arte Mondadori magazine and Urbano Cairo Editions:
    Ten senior artists selected 30 young italian artists. A critic committee awarded the prize.
    Senior Artists: Omar Galliani, Piero Gilardi, Aldo Mondino, Gian Marco Montesano, Giulio Paolini, Fabrizio Plessi, Salvo, Studio Azzurro, Massimo Vitali, Gilberto Zorio.
    Members of Committee: Rosellina Archinto (Director of the Permanente Museum of Milan), Fabio Cavallucci (Director of the Galleria Civica di Trento), Daniela Clerici (Director Arte), Massimiliano Gioni (Director of the Fondazione Trussardi, Milan and Curator of Berlin Biennal 2006), Gianfranco Maraniello (Director of the Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna), Jean-Hubert Martin (Director of the Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea of Milan and Kunst Palast Museum, Dusseldorf), Marco Pierini (Director of the Contemporary Art Center Palazzo delle Papesse of Siena) and Stefano Zecchi (Professor of “Aesthetics” at the Università degli Studi of Milan and Culture Councillor of the city of Milan).