The young Italian artist Alessandra Barabaschi graduates
in 1992 at the "Paolo Toschi" Art Institute of Parma, five
years later, in 1997, she achieves a degree with full marks in Art
History at the University of Parma. Her brilliant qualities are soon
rewarded with a scholarship for a Master in Economics and Cultural
Heritage at the famed Bocconi University in Milan.
The artist spends the three following years in London, where her study
of the Great Masters of the Past and her acquaintance with the particularly
stimulating artistic environment transform a keen passion for the
legendary cultures of the Mediterranean Sea in the pure inspiration
to create refined ceramic works that recall in colours, shapes and
style the Great Hellenic Masters.
Moreover, in order to better understand the work and style of Euphronios,
Exekias, Eutymides and other Masters, the artist embarks on extensive
travelling, from New York to Athens, that leads to a deeper comprehension
of the intimate relationships and evolutions of the pictorial work
of the Great Ceramists of the Past.
In the following years the artist begins to exhibit on a regular basis
around Emilia Romagna, her native Region, and, more recently, Tuscany.
Her showroom is in the quaint, small town of Busseto (in the heart
of the Pianura Padana) where her masterfully crafted pieces spring
to life in a natural setting infused with the unique atmosphere of