Born in Ravenna, Italy, in 1974, Danilo Bonazza was immediately drawn to and inspired by the art and mosaics for which his city is famous. At a young age, he attended various art classes where he began to combine his love of drawing with the art of tiling and mosaics.
His passion for creating these works eventually led to his participation in an adult drawing competition, and at twelve, he began to make a reputation in his home town, Marina di Ravenna. Upon graduation, Danilo pursued various career paths, quickly realizing that creating something with his hands was not only a desire but a necessity. He began working in construction and tile installation as a means of monetary support while pursuing his art and his goal of creating his own business as a mosaic artist.
After showing several pieces of his works to galleries, Danilo enjoyed continued success winning competitions, namely:
– The New Young Artist of 1996, with the painting ” La pineta di Marina” ( Marina’s pinewood)
– Bologna Prize for Art in 1998, with “Cielo e vertigine” ( Sky and vertigoes) a mix of painting and mosaic in 3D.
Now, 20 years later, Danilo has become one of the most sought after mosaic artists in the world thanks to his impeccable eye for design and insatiable drive for perfect. Celebrities, luxury commercial properties and astute art collectors all agree… Danilo Bonazza is an exceptional artistic talent who can delivery incomparable results.