The nonni of my community are a dying breed, and it worries me. I don’t know if I’ll remember who I am without their influence. That’s why I’ve begun to paint them – as a tribute to these people whom I’ve never met, but who mean so much to me.
No matter what type of person you are, from a fine artist to a factory worker, you’ll find some sort of inspiration in music. Many different artists have inspired me over the years, but this particular piece was inspired by the lovely work of Cesaria Evora. You can find the painting, and the song, in this article.
Growing up in the town of Serra San Bruno in Calabria, the art of the church has always affected me. The illustration featured in this article is a perfect example of this.
I’ve spent my life surrounded by Italian culture. Having been born in Calabria, I moved at six years old to Toronto’s Little Italy, where I
Having spent my life with one foot in Italian culture and the other in Canadian, my body of art often reflects this. In this article, you’ll discover more about how Canadian culture has influenced and inspired my work.