Raffaella Calcagnini - curriculum

Raffaella Calcagnini - artist

Raffaella Calcagnini - artist


Born in Fano 1970, Raffaella gained an A Level in applied art (at the Institute of Art, Fano), and the diploma of the Academy of Fine Arts in Urbino (Academic year ‘92/93).

Raffaella has participated in numerous art exhibitions, including:


Locally, Raffaella has participated in several Contemporary Art Shows, including:


On 15/11/1996 Raffaella participated in the program “Tandem” – Cultural room for discussion about art, on R.T.V. of S.Marino – as an emerging painter in contemporary art. The interview was carried out by Rai journalist, Simone Socionovo.

Raffaella has executed various “Trompe l’oeil” in different cities in both the Marche and Emilia Romagna regions, (Fano (‘97), Montemaggiore al Metauro (’97), Cattolica (’98), Rimini (‘99).

There is a permanent exhibition of Raffaella’s painting, La Sorgente (80x180), at TDA Informatica in Pesaro (2002).

One piece of her artwork, La Morale (oil on plywood 400x165), mentioned in various reviews, was donated to the Church di Cario in Tarugo (2004).

Raffaella has illustrated a book for children, named “The Magic of the grain” (la magia del grano). The project was sponsored by the municipality of Pesaro, Monteciccardo, and Sant’Angelo in Lizzola, for the Pesaro and Urbino province (2006).

Some of her artwork has been used as the cover image for various book, including, the philosophical yearbook by Thauma Edizioni (2008) with whom Raffaella collaborated.

Two of Rafaella’s paintings were selected to appear as cover image of the CD “Miraggi” of the band “Officina Della Musica” from Fano (2011).

The piece 'Ascesi' was published in the book 'Dededicato a noi. Ritorno alla vita' (Dedicated to us. Returning to life.) of Francesco Bardi, Memorial Edition, 2013

Raffaella has organized and carried out various Art Workshops for children (the last was in 2010 in collaboration with the Cooperative “Domino” of Pesaro).

Recognition: various mentions, interviews and reviews for artistic merit, both in Italy and internationally.

Raffaella’s artwork has been exhibited in:

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