Fabio Sanzogni, painter, sculptor, designer and muralist, Italian born and permanent resident of the San Francisco Bay Area, USA.
Born in an Italian Alps' valley, he was exposed to art, since the age of 6, thorough prehistoric stone carvings - see Vallecamonica.
Historically, this valley was positioned along the trade routes between the Mediterranean shores to the Northern territories of Russia.
Interest that later become a refined skill in the "bottega."
"Bottega" - Italian for workshop - was, and is still for most, the place where the old masters were conducting the daily job and apprenticeship for the pupils.
In 1987 co-founded and directed L"Atelier, a set designing company that in less than 5 years created sets for more than 120 plays and shows for Opera Theaters, TV networks and more; from opera to operetta, ballet, plays, commedia dell'arte, musicals for major theaters in Italy and abroad.
Living a life of a bohemian, he landed in the US in 1992, becoming permanent resident and citizen a few years later. Founding Studio d'Arte- studiodarteonline.com- and integrating his Fine Art with Architectural Decorations ( a very good example of his skills in the sector is the monumental frescoes work for a Napa Valley castle/winery, in Northern California).