…de coloribus animae meae
Name: Daniele Gori
Location: Faenza / Italy
Self-satisfied artist, my life is a continuous journey, I visit many country and come into contact with different cultures.
I begin in Turin, wherefor play I make masks, sculptures and ethnic object handling the clay, then I paint on wood with oil colors, using only my fingers, keeping in direct contact with the substance and materials.
In September 2007 the meeting with the sicilian artist, who introduces me in the artistic context of the island and give me the basic of oil painting.
In January 2008 a painting atelier opens in Enna, I take part in varios estemporanee, winning prizes in cities of Alia, Roccapalumba and Raddusa..
I partecipate in the creation of the short film “Looking Beatrice”, directed by GIOVANNI DI MARIA, who chooses me as the protagonist in the role of painter.
I have exposed my works in the cities of Palermo, Enna, Assoro, Castelbuono, Rome, Florence, Mirandola, Genzano di Roma, Arezzo, Forli, Vittoria, Faenza.
In January 2009 in Enna I found an artistic association for try to stimulate and awake the sleeping soul: collecting artist from all over the world and create exhibition and events.
The Sicilian experience concludes at the end of April, when I return to Faenza, where I immediately organizes some exhibitions and partecipates in numerous artistic events.
At the end of November 2009 I move to England: in April 2010 I become member of the “Winchester Art Club”. I show my works in Winchester and Chilbolton, where I live and exhibit works in a dedicated space.
My painting depicting Christ is chosen for the new altar of the Church in the city of LADGERSHALL (ENGLAND).
In July 2010 I was awarded with second place at the “Citta di Praeneste” Art Aword (Palestrina, Rome).
In September 2011 I won the Criticism Award at the 14th NATIONAL CONTEMPORARY PAINTING COMPETITION “GIOVANNI ROMAGNOLI PRIZE”
In 2013 I am contacted by the Portuguese artist SANTIAGO RIBEIRO, to partecipate with others international artists in “INTERNATIONAL SURREALISM NOW”, an artistic cultural initiative created by the same Ribeiro in 2008, to relaunch the surrealism of the 21st century.