Passionate to the ancient painting practices, drawing and anatomy, in 1997 he graduated at the High School of Art in Naples. Then, in 2003 he received the Master’s Degree in Painting (MFA) at the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples.... Read More
to the ancient painting practices, drawing and anatomy, in 1997 he graduated at
the High School of Art in Naples. Then, in 2003 he received the Master’s
Degree in Painting (MFA) at the Academy of Fine Arts of Naples.
2005 to 2015 he is master of Drawing
from life, Anatomy and Painting at the In Form of Art.
October 2015 he is master of Drawing, Drawing from life, Anatomy and
Painting techniques at G.B. Tiepolo Academy of Fine Art in Udine.
artistic activity he participates to many international exhibitions and prices.
was one of the finalists of the Premio Arte 2004.
was one of the winners of the international Arte Laguna Prize.
he participated to the Kitsch Biennale 2008
in the Pavsinger Fabrik of Munich. In the same year some of his works were
showed at London and Budapest where he obtained the title of Artis
Laudabilis by E.A.C.O.
in 2008 he was one of the selected artists of the Premio Celeste.
he held the double solo exhibition Tra
Sogno e Alchimia (Between Dream and Alchemy) at the Civic
Contemporary Art Gallery “Giovanni da Gaeta” where he showed the cycle of
paintings The Midsummer Night Dream inspired by Shakespeare’s work.
he was selected as one of the best Italian artists in the last ten years of the
Academy of Fine Arts and he takes part to the 54° Biennale di Venezia
with the painting Morrigan (a five-meter oil on canvas) at the Italian
he held the solo exhibition LUX – Percorsi di luce (Ways of light)
at the Castel Nuovo of Naples, the solo exhibition SOGNO at the Carlo
Gesualdo Theatre of Avellino and the group exhibition NINA – nuova
immagine napoletana (new Neapolitan image) at the PAN –
Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli.
2013 to 2015 (for three consecutive years) he is finalist in Figurative
Category at International ARC Salon winningin 2013 the Chairman’s
Choice Award with the painting Reborn.
he held the solo exhibition AMA at the Civic Contemporary Art
Gallery “Giovanni da Gaeta”.
2016, selected in International Artist Grand Prize Competition,
he exhibit at Art Revolution Taipei 2016.
to 2020 he is invited to participate at Art Revolution Taipei.
he is selected with the painting Nie sollst Du mich
Befragen! (Il cavaliere del cigno) in the
painting contest LOHENGRIN promoted by MEAM – European Museum of Modern
Art and by Club Wagner to exhibit in Barcelona at the Grand Theater of Liceu
during the worldwide inauguration of the new production of Lohengrin, directed
by Katharina Wagner, great-granddaughter of the composer. Subsequently in 2021 the painting is exhibited at
works are presents in private collections worldwide.
lives and works in Udine.
painting in an autobiographical way. It represents the diary of my life. Allowing
me to freely communicate my innermost thoughts and emotions, it has become an instrument of inner
investigation with which to search and know my true nature.”
C. A. Palumbo
WHO I AM
Italian figurative painter. Anatomy drawing and Painting Professor at ABAUD.