Focus on: Vilson Palaro Júnior

Vilson Palaro Júnior, Fatto a Mano, Digital Photography,   Name: Vilson Palaro Júnior Country represented: Brazil Personal web site: www.vpalarofotografia.com.br  1st Award Photography – X Florence Biennale 2015   Many are the awards that Vilson Palaro has won throughout his artistic career before obtaining the ‘Lorenzo il Magnifico’ Award for photography in 2015, which added to the…

Focus on: Sally Walk

Name: Sally Walk Country represented: Australia Personal web site: www.sallywalk.com 1st Award Ceramic Art – X Florence Biennale 2015   Born in Caulfield (Melbourne), Sally Walk has a Bachelor of Art in Ceramic Design, and a Master’s Degree in Visual Art (sculpture). She has been working in clay for over 25 years, during which she has exhibited her…

Focus on: Lautaro

Peso Pluma – Bronze sculpture 1/1 – 2014   Name: Lautaro Saavedra Pseudonym: Lautaro Country represented: Spain Personal web site: www.projectsio.com 1st Award Sculpture – X Florence Biennale 2015   Lautaro lives and works in Barcelona (Spain) as well as in Pietrasanta (Italy). As a sculptor he favours noble materials such as marble and bronze. He has mastered…

Focus on: Theo Lenartz

  Name: Theo Lenartz Country represented: The Netherlands Personal web site: www.theolenartz.nl 1st Award Installation Art – X Florence Biennale 2015   Born in Heerlen (The Netherlands), Theo Lenartz won the Luca Prize twice while attending the City College of Applied Arts in Maastricht. Thereafter, he studied at the Jan van Eyck Academy in Maastricht. His work includes wood reliefs,…

Focus on: Noy Alon

  Name: Noy Alon Country represented: Israel Personal web site: www.noyalon.com 1st Award Jewellery Art – X Florence Biennale 2015   Noy Alon is a jewellery designer and maker based in Israel. She graduated from the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art in Ramat Gan. Her love and curiosity for colours, shapes, materials, and details led her…

Focus on: Marissa Calbet

  Name: Marissa Calbet Country represented: Spain Personal web site: www.marissacalbet.com 1st Award Painting – X Florence Biennale 2015   Marissa Calbet was born in Reus (Spain) in 1963. She lives in Cambrils, where she also has her painting studio. She graduated in Law at the University of Barcelona, and yet her long-time passion and flair for…

Focus on: Maro Verli

  Name: Maro Verli Country represented: Greece Personal web site: www.maroverli.com 1st Award Video Art – X Florence Biennale 2015   Born in Greece, Maro Verli is a documentary and editorial photographer focusing on humanitarian and cultural issues on the international scene. Building on her academic background with an MBA from the University of Kentucky (U.S.A.), and also…