17/01/1984, Valdobbiadene, Treviso, Italy. Educated at the Artistic High School of Treviso and after completing a two-year Masters degree in printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna.
He worked as an etching assistant at the FBAUP of Port, Portugal and is currently lecturing in printmaking at the Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna.
With Studios in Margaret River, Australia and Bologna, Italy he has exhibited in group and solo exhibitions world wide.
He started printmaking to focus on the space between action and results.
Nature is the main focus of his work. To encourage reflection in the beauty of transformation and shapes.
To show the relationship between nature and contemporary society .
Francesco aims to expand the boundaries of art through traditional and experimental techniques.
Awards and Contests:
Invited at “Taccuino Urbinate” KAUS Urbino 2016
2° prize FIG Bilbao 2013
3° prize Fibrenus 2012 Carnello (FR)
1st prize in etching Arti e In-Arti mestieri 2012 Suzzara
1st prize in etching Giorgio Morandi 2012 Bologna
Prize/scholarship for painting, Zucchelli 2010 (BO)
1st prize in painting, Molinella 2010
Prize/scholarship for painting, Zucchelli 2008 (BO)
Invitation to the Etching Symposium; KAUS, Urbino 2008
1st prize in etching “Carnello Carte ad Arte” 2007(FR)
1st prize “Etching” in Gorlago 2006(BG)
1st prize in the etching contest “ex libris Giorgio Gasparini” 2002(TV)
2017 “ROOTS” Esssecaffè Store, Bologna
2016 “SPECIES” Miro architects Bologna
2015 “circle” FirestatioPrintStudio Melbourne VIC
“samples” Margaret River Gallery WA
2014 “NEO-NATURE” Margaret River Gallery WA
2013 “Terrario-analisi ed esecuzione, Suzzara (MN)
2010 “Inmenteniente” fabbrica delle candele, Forlì
“in Forma di Segno” Adiacenze, Bologna
2009 “Instalaciòn y obra grafica” Mucbe, Benicarlò, Spain
“Semente” Maus Habitos Porto, Portugal
“Appunti” I Portici Hotel, Bologna
2008 “Trazo y Forma organica”. Lakq, L’Eliana. Valencia Spain