MARIESA CIULLO’s Biography Synopsis
She was born in Presicce, Lecce’s county, in Italy. She studied Architecture. She got a DEGREE ( Laurea) in FOREIGN LANGUAGES AND LITERATURE as well as a DEGREE in LAW.
She began her artistic activity in PARIS – GRAND PALAIS , where she was admitted to Salon des Artistes Français and also to Salon des Artistes Indépendants at the end of the ’70s and in the early ’80s.
She continued achieving Fine Art Exhibitions in : DEAUVILLE – 1980; CANNES – 1981 – 1982 – 1984 – 1987; BRUXELLES – 1981;GENÈVE – 1992 – 2017 ; VICHY – 1995 – 1996; ; LONDON -2017; BERLIN – 2017.
Mariesa Ciullo had several exhibitions in Italy in particular in Rome, where she got the Ist Special Mention by Leonardo da Vinci Academy, in 1982, the Medal of Honor at the Papal Palace, in 2017. Her particular way of painting arouse interest in her different techniques, such as: oil on canvas, acrylic on canvas, watercolour, charcoal, India ink, collage.
Her travels to Greece, India, Romania, Spain,Switzerland, Belgium, Germany, as well as to Great Britain had a positive impact on her background, as she could refine her own visual and conceptual vocabulary through both Asian traditions and the Middle East culture which have emerged in her recent works, especially in the emphasis of her coloured spatial analysis.
The study of Law gave her art a great contribution as it made it become more realistic, more sensitive to Mediterranean culture of poor people, to their daily secular activities.
She received AWARDS, DIPLOMAS in addition to SPECIAL MENTIONS over several international art exhibitions.
In the ‘80s and ‘90s, Mariesa Ciullo’s paintings were regularly exhibited at Fine Art Cigarini’s Gallery, in Geneva. Consequently, they can be found both in public and private art Collections.
She currently lives in Lecce but she often travels abroad searching other moral, religious truths.