Rosanna Gaddoni

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Rosanna Gaddoni


Rosanna Gaddoni is an Italian self-taught artist. From an early age, art has been her interest and drive and throughout her life, she has always drawn and painted honing her technique through practice and insatiable self-education. In 2010 she moved from Italy, she traveled and lived in Europe and Asia, and she currently lives and works in the Netherlands.

After a corporate career in Amsterdam, she started a series of art courses at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and at the Teekenschool van het Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam. In 2018 and 2019 she attended classical realistic drawing and painting workshops in Eduardo Durdin’s atelier in Eindhoven. In 2020, she concluded the two-year course in Leiden, for Sumi-e instructor (Japanese ink brush technique), issued by the International Sumi-E Association of Tokyo.

Her art has been internationally recognized, exhibited, and awarded: her works have been recently awarded 'Best Drawing' and 'Best Animal and Birds' in the PleinAir Salon International Art Competition in April 2022. She exhibits at the Summer Exhibition in 2022 in London at the Royal Academy of Art. She is a member of The Portrait Society of America and her work has been awarded 2nd place in the category – Animals as the subject – in December 2021 in the last yearly Members Only Art Competition.  

Rosanna’s artworks are part of private collections in Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Spain, France, UK, US, Canada, Turkey, Iran. In 2021 she has been invited by the Copelouzos Family Art Museum to participate in the “35×35 art project” and her work is part of the permanent collection of the CFA Museum in Greece. In 2022 she has been invited again by the CFA Museum to join a new art project called 'COV-Art'. 

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