Born in Acireale, Italy (1934). lives and works in Rome.
He approached painting at the age of 9, through Giuseppe Bellavasta, an impressionist painter, but he devoted himself exclusively to painting from the 1950s, participating in group exhibitions and presenting his first solo exhibition in Messina. He approached conceptual art, elaborating what Vincenzo De Maria called "emotional art". Since 1967 he has promoted and directed the International Art Review of Acireale for 18years. He travels to: Africa, South America, Asia, Australia, USA and Russia.
In Rome he creates "captured images", defined by Italo Mussa as “extrapolations from Pittura Colta“, anticipating the birth of the movement. Currently, his production revolves around abstract expressionism, with particular attention to the sign and a strongly emotional use of color
His works are preserved in numerous private collections and public museums in Italy and abroad, including Alitalia collection and Argentine Fine Arts Mus...