Born in Catania on February 5th, 1973.
Since 2011 lives in Berlin.
Degree in Architecture at the Faculty of Architecture of Rome “La Sapienza” – Thesis in Architectural Design in December 2000.
Title of the thesis: The Interaction Analysis-Project: Study Area Berlin, redevelopment of the degraded Area of the old railway station Lehrter; project of new railway and a center of the Arts of the Twentieth and Twenty-first century.
Supervisor: Prof. Arch. Gianfranco Moneta. Co-supervisor: Arch. Andrea Moneta
Since 2001 Profession between Catania and Rome.
Painting, Graphic Design.
2003. Graphic design of the poster advertising for the play “Il Trio in mi bemolle” by Eric Rohmer, staged from 5th to 7thth December 2003 at the TeatroIn, Catania. Design and realization of the scene.
2003. Design and realization of the scene for the final evening of the festival TeatroIn Cabaret – V edition, held in June 2003 in Piazza Duca di Genova, Catania.
2004. Graphic design of the poster advertising for the play “Viva Garcia Lorca” by Salvo Valentino, staged from 9th to 11th January 2004 at the TeatroIn in Catania. Design and realization of the scene.
2004. Graphic design of the poster advertising the play “Il Teatro Rivelato” by Elena Ragaglia and Salvo Valentino, staged from 16th to 18th April 2004 at the TeatroIn, Catania. Design and realization of the scene.
2004. Design and realization of the scene for the final evening of the festival TeatroIn Cabaret – sixth edition, held in June 2004 in the inner courtyard of the “Collegio Cutelli” in Catania.
August 2004. Participation in outdoor exposure (exposure and sales) “Grisia” held in Rovinj – Croatia.
2005. Design and realization of the scene for the final evening of the festival Teatro-In Cabaret – VII edition, held in June 2005 at the “Lido Le Palme” in Catania.
June 15, 2005. Participation, together with Ilaria Vernier, at the First Tivoli Painting Ex-tempore, organized in the old center of Tivoli. Title of the Work: Hercules dies.
2007. Graphic design and production of prints on photo paper for the decor of the rooms and apartments of the Re Martino Residence inCatania.
2008. Solo Exhibition of paintings in the exibition’s hall of the “Vineria Ai Tre Scalini” in Rome.
2008. Participation at the 7th edition of the “18:24 Art Competition” organized by the association Circolo Artistico di Jesolo (Venice). Ranked at the Second place in the section “Figurative Art”.
July 2009. Graphic design and production of Acrylic and Collage on Paper (various sizes) for the decor of two apartments located in Rovinj, Croatia.
24th and 25th April 2010 exhibition of paintings in the exhibition “Arte in Campo – Festa di Primavera”, sponsored and held at the Foundation “Associazione Campo dell’Arte” in Ciampino (Rome).
From June 10th to June 20th 2010 solo Exhibition of paintings at the Galleria Montoro – Via Montoro, 23. Rome. Title of the Exibition: Ein Maler gibt diese Skizzen.
From June 25th to July 4th, 2010 participation at the exhibition “Materica – collettiva di Arte contemporanea” at the Galleria Montoro – Via di Montoro, 23. Rome.
Design and artistic collaboration with Studio Toikoi for the permanent exhibition (opened from June 2013): Birth house of Egon Schiele, in Tulln.
From December 16th 2013 to March 14th 2014 solo exhibition of paintings at the Montoya Coiffeur, Living Room, bar-Gallery, in Voigtstrasse 7/8, 10247 Berlin. Title of the exhibition: New Berliners.
From June 21th to June 29th 2014 participation with te works New berliners: Niko and New Berliners: Martinez at the exhibition “Quarta Rassegna di Arte Contemporanea” at the Museum of Treviso in Ca’ dei Carraresi (www.artikaeventi.com).
Design and artistic collaboration with Studio Toikoi for the temporary exhibition (from October 8th 2014 to march 8th 2015) at the Jewish Museum of Vienna called “Koscher for… Food and Tradition in Judaism”.
Since 2002 publication of Poems with the Publisher Aletti (Rome), in the poems collections Habere Artem vol.VI, Habere Artem vol.VII, Habere Artemvol.VIII, Tra un fiore raccolto e l’altro donato, Poetici Orizzonti Vol.V , and Altre Sembianze.
2003. Present in the Encyclopedia of Italian Emerging Poets edited and published by the Publisher Aletti of Rome.
2007. Publication in electronic format (e-book), on the official website of the publisher Cento Autori and of the association Libera Italiana Onlus, of the short novel: Itinerario, – written with Ilaria Vernier.
June 2007. Publication, with the Publisher Aletti (Rome), of a short story: Fotografie appiccicate al muro. in the collection: I porti sepolti vol .X.
July 2007. Publication of a short story: Il Presepe, in the July 2007 issue of the literary magazine Il Club degli Autori, published by the Publisher Montedit – Melegnano (MI). This short story is classified at the second place in the Narrative Section, as a result of a literary competition organized by the Montedit publishing firm.
February 2008. Publishing with the Publisher Aletti (Rome), the short novel: Werther Bistrot.
MANY THANKS TO JOCHEN ADE FOR THE PRECIOUS HELP IN THE LAYOUT DESIGN OF THIS WEBSITE.