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“Born in Isola della Scala on 21 December 1984, Fabio attended Verona’s Liceo Artistico Nani-Boccioni and then obtained his firstdegree (scoring 110/110 with honours) in Design from Verona Accademia di Belle Arti, defending his thesis Il Packaging Musicale, Storia e Nuove Proposte [Musical Packaging, History and New Idea].
Pursuing the professional and artistic career as photographer and graphic artist he had already begun some time before, he obtained a post-graduate degree in Photography at Milan’s Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, defending his thesis Alla Ricerca della Poesia e della Lirica nell’Arte [In Search of Poetry and Opera in Art], scoring 110/110 with honours.
At the same time, he was working with designer and colour consultant Massimo Caiazzo, photographers Joe Oppedisano and Mauro Fiorese, the “Out sider art” curator Daniela Rosi, art historian Anna Maria Amonaci, and many organizations and companies, including Verona-based La Vetrolux, Oriongraph in Montorio, Ca’ di David’s Emax Sicurezza, and the Municipality of Sezano’sMonastero del Bene.
His unique combination of art and creative working has allowed him to produce his own photo books and catalogues for artists, including Bruno Novelli Fontanesi, Bruno Gandola and many others.
He made his debut in 2011 at the Venice Biennale, exhibiting at the Italian Pavilion in the Accademie di Belle Arti section curated by Vittorio Sgarbi. He then exhibited at Venice’s Galleria Traghetto as part of the Racconti di Cose exhibition, curated by Elena Povelato.
At the same time, he taught photography and graphics at the Liceo Artistico Nani-Boccioni and at the Verona Centro Servizi Volontariato for several years, and still teaches individual courses.”

DEGREES EARNED

2003

  • High School Diploma at the Liceo Artistico Statale di Verona.
  • Specialist Diploma in Advertising Graphic Design at the Centro di Formazione Professionale di Verona.

2007

  • Certificate of attendance at the Workshop “Visual Poetry”, held by Keith Carter and Mauro Fiorese.

2008

  • 1st level Academic Degree at the Accademia di Belle Arti G. B. Cignaroli in the Design section, earning 110/110 with honours.

2012

  • 2nd level Academic Degree at the Accademia di Belle Arti G. B. Cignaroli in the Photography section, earning 110/110 with honours.

MAIN EXHIBITIONS

2006

  • Verona, Galleria del Centro Culturale 6 maggio 1848, participating with the series Behind the Network, joint exhibit with Marco Zen.
  • Verona, Arsenale, Art Present – Art Future, participating with the series Behind the Network, group exhibition curated by the Municipality of Verona.
  • Verona, Galleria Aperta, Liceo Artistico Statale U. Boccioni, Towards the Light, personal exhibition curated by Graziano Stevanin.

2007

  • Tremezzo, screening of works created by the participants in the Visual Poetry workshop in the local theatre, curated by Mauro Fiorese and Keith Carter.
  • Verona, Accademia di Belle Arti di Verona, participation with the series Towards the Light, curated by Mauro Fiorese.
  • Mantua, Centro Psico Sociale, photography from the series Something Comes from Pink, personal exhibition curated by Daniela Rosi.
  • Mantua, Piazza Mantegna, projection of photographs about the installation from the series Something Comes from Pink, curated by Daniela Rosi.
  • Verona, GlaxoSmithKline, The Up-Down Spiral of Life, personal exhibition curated by Mauro Fiorese.

2009

  • Milan, Teatro Franco Parenti, Faces of the City, group exhibition curated by Joe Oppedisano.
  • Verona, Circolo Arci Pianeta Musica, The Up-Down Spiral of Life, personal exhibition curated by Massimo Caiazzo.

2010

  • Bergamo, Palazzo Frizzoni, Pocket Images, participation with the series Split, group exhibition curated by Mario Cresci.
  • Bibbiena, Biennale for Young Photographers, participating with works from the series Everyday Magic, group exhibition curated by Joe Oppedisano.

2011

  • Venice, Biennale di Venezia, Accademie Pavilion, The State of the Art, participating with works from the series Domestic Melancholia, group exhibition curated by Vittorio Sgarbi.
  • Venice, Galleria Traghetto, Tales of Things, participation with works from the series Domestic Melancholia, joint exhibition with Beatrice Meoni curated by Elena Povelato.

2020

  • Monreale, Palazzo dei Normanni, 1st Biennale of the Normanni International Artexpo, participation with the work The mystery beyond the curtain, taken from the series Everday Magic, group exhibition curated by Vittorio Sgarbi and Angelo Crespi.