Art History major and true Venetian born, for many years I organized cultural Programs for many European Universities (Lubiana, Passau, Utrecht, and Federico in Naples). I also taught Italian Art History at Turku University, Finland. My passion for Venice brought me back here where I started my career as a certified city Tour Guide.
I graduated with a degree in Japanese Culture and Literature at Ca’Foscari University in Venice.
I have been working as a tour guide for over 15 years, and presently, I am the most licensed guide in the Veneto Region, I work in Padua, Vicenza, Verona, Treviso and Rovigo.
Throughout the years I’ve honed my knowledge on Veneto painting, Palladian Architecture and Gardens.
In addition I have translated local Villa guidebooks into English, such as the book about Villa Godi Malinverni by Palladio.
Born and raised in Venice, I graduated in Law at Padua University. I worked for EU developments projects in Brussels, and for the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. I increased my knowledge in Art and Architecture working for two years in the organization of the Biennale visual arts exhibits Certified Venice Tour Guide since 2006.
Since my graduation in Art History in 2002, I have worked in the educational pro projects of some major museums in Venice. Professional Tour Guide in Venice since 2009. As a journalist and an art critic specializing in Contemporary Art, I published reviews and small Catalogues on several artists.
Upon completing my diploma at the Fine Arts Academy in Venice, I worked extensively for the Venice Biennale.
From 1996 onwards I have tutored docents at the Guggenheim Collection in Venice.
For the past 12 years I have lectured and given classes on Contemporary Art at the Venice University Department of Fine Arts.
I am a freelance writer and editorial reportage photographer based in Venice.
I have been writing and rowing full-time here since 2004.
I’m the author of Palm-sized Italy: Instructions to Use and of a Vap Map Vaporetto guide.
I contribute to Fodor’s as both a writer and photographer.