Roberto Ferri (Taranto 1978 - )


Roberto Ferri was born in Taranto in 1978.
In 1996 he graduated from the "Lisippo" art high school in Taranto. He began studying painting on his own and, after moving to Rome in 1999, he embarked upon an in-depth analysis of antique painting, ranging from the early Sixteenth Century to the late
Nineteenth Century. In particuliar, he began dedicating himself to the art of Caravaggio and the academy (Jaques-Louis David, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, Anne-Louis Girodet, Jean–Louis Theodoe Gericault, Charles Gleyre, William-Adolfe Bouguereau etc.). In 2006 he gained his degree, with first class honours, from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, in Stage Design.
He collaborates with the Square Gallery, the Fine Art department of Liquid Art System since 2009.

He also took part in the Omaggio a Luigi Montanarini ( Tribute to Luigi Montanarini) exhibition at the Galleria Vittoria on Via Margutta, in Rome. In 2007, he held an exhibition in Viterbo, at the Palazzo dei Priori, for the “Tuscia Opera Festival” as well as a solo show of his drawings, curated by Robertomaria Siena at the Galleria RDF in Rome. In New York, he tooks part in the Flesh and Passion group exhibition, at the CFM Gallery, and, for the Duomo di Montepulciano, in the province of Siena, he executed the painting San Giovanni Decollato ( Decapited Saint John).

At the Galleria Vittoria on Via Margutta, in Rome, he partecipated in the A piu’ voci group event, curated by Robertomaria Siena. His works are included in prestigious private collections in Rome, Milan, London, Paris, New York, Madrid, Barcelona, Miami, San Antonio (Texas), Qatar, Dublin, Boston, Malta and the Castle of Menerbes in Provence.

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