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My story is a long one and it is not finished yet. When I was a child I wanted to work in art restoration and I studied for that; then life led me to change my plans, but I still stayed in the field of art.
It has a huge influence. On the other hand every artist, wherever they live, have in themselves particles of memory that bind them deeply to the places where they are. I am foggy and reserved and very restless, just like the region I come from, Emilia Romagna.
When I was a child I wanted to work in art restoration and I studied for that; then life led me to change my plans, but I still stayed in the field of art.
Every work that I decide to illustrate is a challenge: every story has an intimate relationship of its own with me and my imagination.
Nature, what surrounds it. My garden, to which I devote a lot of my free time. Femininity, which is nature itself.
Artistic maturity has in store magnificent discoveries and puts you in an area of relaxation with your restless character, even though it is a shadow that follows you everywhere. The experience that I am having now with the publisher Carthusia is very important for me: it makes me grow and experiment, it sets me many challenges and keeps me on my toes. I could not have asked for anything better.
Being part of Italian creativity, which has always made us stand out in the world.
Definitely the Andersen Award for best illustrator. This is a very important achievement for my profession.
Every work that I decide to illustrate is a challenge: every story has an intimate relationship of its own with me and my imagination. But if I have to choose, perhaps the most important challenge has been telling the story, both in pictures and in words, of a personal experience of working in a foundry. Laying yourself bare is never easy and above all I hoped, as was the case, that it would be of help to boys and girls.
Laura Inghirami, journalist and advisor specialized in the jewelry sector, and Founder of Donna Jewel, interviewed, for the Cologni Foundation, the Master artisans who have been awarded as “MAM – Master of Arts and Crafts”, in the category: Jewelry - Silversmithing – Goldsmithing.