Visual Artist & Facilitator
Based in Cork
A Visual Artist and Facilitator from Italy, Raffaele has experience in Prop and Float-Making, Set Dressing & Painting and Mural Art.
He studied Fine Art at Brera Art Academy in Milano but dropped off before graduation and then graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pedagogy. For several years he worked in Italy as an educator/facilitator in a house family with teenage refugees, organising cultural events and social activities bridging cultures and establishing integration using art as a medium.
In 2014 he moved to Ireland to work with Cork Community Art Link, working in partnership with the community in Cork city, making props for sets and videos, holding prop-making workshops, performing, making floats for Irish parades and managing street art festivals.
He truly believes in the power of art as a medium for cultures and people’s growth.