Bio

Alessandra Silvia De Simone is an Italian artist, a conservator of cultural heritage and a restorer of mural paintings. Born in Milan, she inherited her great love of art from the father who taught her history of Art and Fine Art. She is skilled in the techniques of ancient and modern painting. She has completed many art courses in Italy and abroad in order to perfect her artistic techniques. At University she studied the “Conservation of Cultural Heritage" writing a final project on the History of Photography and Technology: "The photography of Art, works on canvas and murals”.  In 1997, she finished her specialization in the Restoration of Mural Paintings, Stucco works and Decorations in Cremona. In 2002 she completed her Masters in Marketing in the Arts & Cultural sector. Then she won first place for having produced the best Business Plan of the year, sponsored by the Tuscany Region. Her project was divided into three sections: Production of Paintings, Art Education for children and guided art tours for adults. From 2002 she began preparing various educational art projects  and Art Events in Italy and also for the London International Gallery of Children's Art. Over the last few years she has also developed and run new art education projects at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art and the British Museum, working with groups of all ages. Her artistic nature has pushed her to develop a painting technique which is both original and interesting. In fact, her painted works are the result of her art education, experiences of working with a range of people and life’s continual challenges. Alessandra Silvia de Simone has held many art exhibitions and Events, including both collective and solo shows. Her art features in galleries across Italy and abroad. She has prepared educational projects for the Italian School in London, for groups of visitors and schools for the National Gallery. The Educational Project for the Exhibition "Room 48a: the Raphael Cartoons” at the Victoria & Albert. Currently she is collaborating  with the Education Department  of the British Museum in London, for three  sections: Samsung Digital Discovery Center, Otreach Pogramme and School talk / BP Lecture Theatre. Offers  collaboration also for  the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art. Since 2011 is the Art Director of La Danza dei Fili, show theatre.(More info about it on La Danza dei Fili in the world/EVENT).