LIVES AND WORKS
LIVES AND WORKS
DATE OF BIRTH
Veronica Agostini was born in Rome in 1971, into an old established Roman family with a long history of artists and professionals. In 1986 Veronica began her studies in Graphic Design, at one of the most prestigious schools of fine art in Rome, the Istituto d Arte Silvio D Amico. In 1985 she spent a year sailing the Caribbean with her family. She was in close daily contact with the inhabitants of remote communities of The Antilles and subtropical regions of Mexico and Venezuela, absorbing the lush, vibrant cultures of the New World.
In 1987 she crossed the Atlantic Ocean on a sailing boat with her dad from Italy to the Caribbean Islands, where she come back at a later time.
In 1991 Veronica moved to London to immerse herself in yet another culture.
She returned to Italy to begin her career in Graphic Design. In 1993 she was offered a commission to paint a mural and discovered a new outlet for her artistic vision. Continuing her post-graduate work at the Accademia del Superfluo, she studied the Art of Faux-Trompe L Oeil to further develop her technique in mural decoration. Inspired by her grandfather, the renewed artist Sergio Agostini, and childhood of adventures, Veronica began her career in the art world in Rome, 1993.
She moved to Los Angeles in 1995. Now a resident of California she has fulfilled commissions for large murals in many Los Angeles homes and businesses, exhibiting her work in numerous prestigious galleries. Her canvases hang in numerous private collections both here and abroad.
In 2008 after living 13 years in the States, Veronica moved to the Dominican Republic. Another childhood dream became a reality. She has been teaching art classes for the past six years and opened her own Art Gallery in Sosua where she currently lives. She continues to paint and exhibit her work in several local galleries.
Following a brilliant vision that appeared
in 2016, Veronica dedicated these last years of her career to the composition
of a collection of works inspired by the renowned Company "Victoria's Secret".
Ready to present my New Works 2016-2019.
WHO I AM
I am an Italian surreal artist
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