Fausto de Marinis was born to Italian Parents on 23 February 1938 in Harar (Ethiopia). He started painting at a remarkably young age. Throughout his career as an artist, he participated in several individual and collective exhibitions, both in Italy and abroad. Enthralled by engraving techniques, he produced a series of chalcographic and xylographic works, which are currently held in museums and in private collections. In recent years he has increasingly privileged xylography as his main technique. In the wide partici Read more...pation in exhibitions, we limit ourselves to reporting only a few recent ones: rassegna itinerante La Xilografia Italiana – Dalla mostra internazionale di xilografia di Levanto a oggi 1912-2012; personal exhibition Fusione by Fonderia Aperta Teatro in Verona; Premio Grandi organized by Grafica d'Arte in the Spazio Mantegna Milano with a selected xylography; Biennale di Grafica Contemporanea “Premio Diego Donati" (Perugia); 2nd Global Print 2015 and the 3rd Global Print 2017 Douro Portugal; Mostra Collettiva Internazionale Biennale "Grafica ed ex libris" Casale Monferrato; collective exhibitions Le Trame simboliche, Solchi letterari, Alfhabetica, Chrono-Graphia and Metamorfosi organized by Associazione Officine Incisorie of Rome; Biennale Internazionale per l'incisione di Acqui Terme 2017 and 9th International Engraving Exhibition – Cremona 2017 organized by Incisione Senza Confini.
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