moved to this area in 2006 coming from Torre del Greco, nearby
Naples, the city where I was born and where I lived most of my
life. I graduated in 1974 from the Art School of Naples and then
I graduated as medalist in Rome.
childhood I have found in designing a mode of expression exciting and
rewarding. Over the years, and also through the education, painting
has become an integral part of my life and I spent more time on it
than any other activity. Even more than the sale of the
pictures, I was interested in drawing with them the path of my inner
life; and often through painting I could offset those concerns and
trials which my not easy social life was causing me.
because I am a complex person, real demanding and meticulous. And if
I do not find suitable conditions to feel good together, I prefer
solitude, or the recollection of myself. Over the years I have
learned to live these moments with optimism and creativity, being
able to derive substantial benefits from them: yoga, meditation,
prayer, rooting in my spiritual life and, above all, listening to my
deep needs and detach from ephemeral ones, from which however often,
unfortunately, we all depend.
I moved to Urbino another wonderful new has found its way into my art
space. After the School of Medal in 1976, I had not looked at the
modeling of the clay as a medium to be educated; I never dedicated to
it enough attention, I only had sporadic and random occasion to
practise it. But here I was able to attend various workshops of
ceramics, in which I found the right help and skills for endowing
myself of those bases, primarily technical, necessary to carry out
the work that I present in the Gallery (paintings - sculptures) of this site. It is an experience still very young compared to
my age and to the many years so far devoted to music and painting.
That's why I'm getting from it all those emotions we get when we
gradually cross forward from childhood to adulthood.
my maturity as a sculptor will be? Sometimes I wonder about it. For
the moment though I have only this results to offer, and you have to
take them as they are.