Born in 1972, he is living in Serle.
He loves drawing and figurative arts in general since from his childhood.
He attended the Art Institute Caravaggio in Brescia, where he got the 'Maestro d'arte' diploma in pictorial decoration.
From the same institute, in 1993, he got the high school living qualification in applied arts.
In 1997 he got the diploma in painting, with full marks, at the Accademia di Belle Arti of Brera in Milan.
In this period, he attended the studio of the artist Gabriele Saleri of Brescia.
From 1998 to 2003 he worked in Desenzano del Garda in a firm specialized in the 'strappo d'affresco' technique.
In 2004 he opened his studio in Nuvolento, near Brescia. From 2011 the studio moved to his home in Serle.
He teaches drawing in several institutes.
He prefers to paint in oils, but he also works with the 'strappo d'affresco' techniques. Among his preferred subjects are: still life of evident Flemish inspiration, portraits, and religious scenes. He also conceives and realizes trompe l'oil.
He took part in several individual and group art exhibitions, obtaining consent from both the public and the critics.
His works are part of private collections in Italy and abroad.
studio: via Cava Boline 1, Serle, Brescia, Italy
studio phone: +39 0306910153
cell phone: +39 3470341794
web site: www.riccardofranzoni.com
Riccardo Franzoni joined Fine Art America on May 15th, 2011.