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Daniela Astone


Daniela Astone ( b.1980 Pisa )grew upon in the sea-town of PortoSanto Stefano ,Italy, formally began studying art at the age of 14 in the High School of Arts in Grosseto. 

After graduating in 1998 she moved to Florence to study Illustration at the international school of comix, in her second year she started to work indipendently for several editors and in the studio of illustration Inklink.

At the age of 21 Daniela decided to change direction and to re-start studing drawing and paint from life at The Florence Academy of Art under the direction of Daniel Graves.

She began to teach to the younger students in the Academy when she was in her second year , she graduated in 2004 with the end of the year award , but she continued to work as a principal teacher for the Florence Academy of art .

In 2005 she had her first and very successful Solo show at the Ann Long Fine Art Gallery in Charleston so she decided to build up a studio in the Tuscany countryside.

In 2013 Daniela became the Director of the intermediate program at The Florence Academy of Art , entered in the BP award in London and recived a honorable mention from the Mod Portrait award,Spain  .

Her work has exhibited internationally and in 2016 it became part of the permanent collection of  MACS ,the Contemporary Art Museum in Sicily.

She also collaborated with Tiac ,China  with Liveandlearn ,Thailand ,with Streamline , East Oaks Studio and teaches workshops of landscape painting in her studio-house in Chianti Tuscany and around the world.

In 2019 together with Gaia Grazioli she curated the Show “Corpo a Corpo” in the Museum of Villa Bardini in Florence thanks to Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze and Carlo Sisi.

In 2022 Daniela left the position of Director at the Florence Academy of Art to dedicate full time to her studio production.



2024 The art of love , Figure Ground Gallery, Seattle Washington

2024 A matter of light and death, Abend Gallery ,Denver Colorado

2023 Female Gaze, Galerie Bonnard, Netherland Nuenen

2023 Prophets, Grenning Gallery ,Sag Harbour USA

2023 Residence 23 ,Lavandou France

2023 Solo Show ,Galerie Artismagna, Paris France

2023 Mimesis group show, Museu Europeu d'Art Modern, Spain

2023 2nd annual Hartley show Salmagundi Club, New York USA

2022 The Frame Remains the Same Arcadia Contemporary  ,New York USA

2022 The New Romantics Arcadia Contemporary , New York ,USA

2021 365 Sunrises show Sugarlift, New York,USA

2020 Female Mastery show Galerie Bonnard ,Nuenen ,Netherlands

2020 Fenske & friends show Grenning Gallery,Sag Harbour USA

2019 small work show at Collins Gallery, Cape Code USA

2018 Group Show at Crazy March Gallery ,Sutri ,Italy 

2017 group show Casa Abitata Florence Italy

2016 Self portrait Show at Eleventh Street Arts, New York USA

2015 Expo Arte Italiana, Villa Bagatti Valsecchi, Italy

2015 Still Life Show at Eleventh Street Arts, New York USA

2014 Mod portrait Artelibre and MEAM, Spain

2014 "Chiaro scuro" at the Richard J. Massey Foundation, New York USA

2013  7° Concurso de Pintura, MEAM ,Museu Europeu d'Art Modern, Barcelona Spain

2013 Green Noise, Plyos Museum Reservation, Russia 

2013 BP Portrait Award Exhibition, National Portrait Gallery, London

2010 Group Show, AAART Foundation, Kirchberg Tirol Austria

​2009 Solo Show, Sala del Frontone, Orbetello Italy

2009 Group Show "Immortal Works", Vasa Konsthal, Gothemburg Sweden

2008 Group Show, Galleria Rielaborando, Arezzo Italy

2007 Group Show, Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York USA

2007 Solo Show, Ann Long Fine Art, Charleston USA

2006 Florence Academy of Art Alumni Show, Corsini Family Stables, Florence Italy

2006 Group Show, Brigham Gallery, Nantucket, Boston USA

2006 Group Show on Spoleto, Ann Long Fine Art, Charleston USA

2005 First Solo show, Ann Long Fine Art, Charleston  USA



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