Alejandro Juan Ferrante

ALEJANDRO JUAN FERRANTE was born in Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires July 22, 1956.

In 1980 he graduated from the Academy of Mar del Plata Photography.

In 1983 he graduated in architecture.

In 1988 he moved to Buenos Aires for a few architectural projects there, self-taught, he has taken the first steps in painting influenced by Argentinian artist Perez Celis.

His interest in dance and tango culture, which he has studied for years, was born in this period and has influenced significantly his first artistic production.

He has won several photography competitions at the national level and has earned great accolades and awards for his works.

In 1993 he obtained the Italian citizenship.

In Argentina he worked as an architect, designing and directing several architectural works, and as a teacher at the University of Architecture and Urbanism of Mar del Plata (Bs As).

Since 2001 he lives in Milan, where he made several personal art exhibitions and participated in group exhibitions in various cultural spaces and art galleries.

His work El tormento del fueye is on permanent exhibition at the Modern Art Gallery Aroldo Bonzagni in Cento, Ferrara, and the opera El Tango de Argentina para el mundo at the Consulate of Argentina in Milan.

In 2011 the Mayor Letizia Moratti awarded him a plaque for the dissemination of Argentinian culture in Milan.

In 2012 the Ambassador and Argentinian Consul in Milan Gustavo Moreno, awarded him a medal in recognition of his work of art and Argentinian culture in Milan.

His work El duelo won the third prize at the exhibition Art on the Naviglio.

His work Buenos Aires – Paris -Buenos Aires won the first prize at the 5th Symposium Milan International Art Festival.