Born in Florence (Italy) in 1977, Valerio Giovannini has always painted and drawn.
In 1998 he started using oil colors.
Since 2001 he’s had a series of solo and group exhibitions.
In 2007 he was hired as a young promising artist by the art gallery Romberg Artecontemporanea Roma.
Since 2009 he has been collaborating with the archaeological museum of Cortona (MAEC) putting together a number of contemporary art exhibitions inspired by the Etruscan civilization.
Since 2017 he has been collaborating with musicians from Brasil, Germany, Guinea Bissau, Hungary, Italy, Macau, Portugal, Spain, etc. as live drawing performer.
In 2018, as a movie maker, Valerio Giovannini realized his first feature film, the docu-fiction “A Republica das Bruxas”. Watch the movie by clicking here.
He’s also working as animation artist and as live drawing performer for music videos in collaboration with musicians from Portugal, Guinea-Bissau, Brasil, Argentina and Cape Verde.
His works have been purchased from collectors and cultural institutions, in Australia, Austria, Brasil, Canada, China, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, the Netherlands and the United States.
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2013 – MA Comparative Aesthetics and the Arts, University College of Cork, Ireland.
2007 – Diploma in Estetica e Ermeneutica delle Forme Simboliche, Università degli Studi di Firenze, Italy.
2005 – Accredited journalist, Ordine Nazionale dei Giornalisti, Roma, Italy.
2003 – MA Media Science (Thesis in Semiotic of the Arts), Università degli Studi di Siena, Italy.
2001 – Scuola libera del nudo, Accademia di Belle Arti di Firenze, Italy.