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Maurizio Maglio

Maurizio Maglio is born in Nardò, in Puglia, Italy in 1967 into a traditional peasant family. Together with his relatives he emigrated from the rural area in a search of better life following the development of the industrialization. He had never picked up a paintbrush until the age 33 and just by chance tried his hand for the first time with a painting. He began exposing in collective events in 2002 and since than he has tens of participations in expositions and workshops in Italy, Spain, UAE, Belgium, Czech republic, Poland, Israel, Greece, Thailand. Maurizio is awarded a Honoris Causa Degree in 2017 from the Accademia dei Internazionale dei Dioscuri “For having contributed to popularizing the culture of art in Italy and abroad”.