Andrea Mariconti

Andrea Mariconti was born in Italy in 1978. He lives and works between Cremona and Milan (Italy). 
Graduated at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, major in visual arts and scenography, he has been appointed assistant professor at Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti of Milan. Between 2005 and 2006 he has been in Kosovo teaching art therapy to childs victims of war traumas and he has been teacher to a disabled students school of drama. In 2005 he attend to an Anselm Kiefer workshop, during the setting up of the Seven Heavenly Palaces at the Hangar Bicocca in Milan. Since from 2009 he has conducted a wide range of experience of laboratories in the social health sector, in Italy and South Africa (orphans, psychiatry, oncology, kids with relation problems). In 2011 he wins the Best of Show at the UNESCO International Bioethics Art Prize. In 2015 he conducted a project for the Universal Exposition Fair hosted in Milan, Italy, focusing on a new dynamic experience about the Diocesano Museum in Milan (Kanon Mouseion). Since the first exhibition in 2003 he is represented in the most important International art fairs (Basel, Tai Pei, Karlsruhe, Strasbourg). 
He works with natural materials (ashes – wax – copper – bronze - petroil – raw soil ), the only colour he uses in his paintings is ‘white’. His work is about exploration of materials, their expressive and conceptual properties and their transmutation.