I was born in Taranta Peligna, a small town in the Abruzzo region.
In 1968 I moved to New York where in 1972 I graduated at the Long Island City High School. Afterwards I attended the Fashion Institute of Technology majoring in “fashion drawing” . My passion for the studies of the human figure continued at the School of Visual Art taking anatomy courses..
In 1975 I came to Milan, where the need to work drove me temporarily away from the artistic world. After a long break, took my charcoal again… and went to Brera where I finally continued to draw.
From then on the charcoal wasn’t my only tool, I started experimenting other techniques giving me new ways of expression.
I later approached the sculpture where the main subject remains the human body, With the clay I felt as if I was giving birth and life to my “figures” . My latest revelation: wood, living material….