Donaggio Franco was born in Chioggia, in the province of Venice, in 1958
Artworks for sale
Franco Donaggio Reflections
Galleria delle opere del Maestro Franco Donaggio della serie Reflections disponibili per i collezionisti
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Franco Donaggio Prima del giorno
Opere della serie Prima del giorno del Maestro Franco Donaggio disponibili per i collezionisti
Franco Donaggio Spazi di Morfeo
Galleria delle opere del Maestro Franco Donaggio della serie Spazi di Morfeo disponibili per i collezionisti
In 1979 Donaggio Franco moved to Milan, where he began working creatively in the in the field of advertising and graphic design. In 1980 he opened his own photographic studio in the city. His high skill and constant experimentation in all the darkroom and shooting techniques soon lead the author to study in depth new aesthetic languages, which constantly renew his professional and creative level. In 1992 he is awarded the ‘Pubblicità Italia’ price for still life photography. In 1995 he realizes his first major project called ‘Metaportraits’, thanks to which he wins the Italian ‘Kodak Gold Award’ for creativity portrait in 1996. Donaggio Franco dedicates himself more and more to fine art photography and starts a close collaboration with ‘Joel Soroka Gallery’ in Aspen, which represents him for the North American sales collection market. Since then, he has attended the principal photo art trade fairs through the United States such as ‘Art Miami‘, ‘Photo LA’, Los Angeles, ‘Aipad show’ New York, ‘Art Fair Chicago’. Donaggio Franco’s fine art works have been exhibited in numerous Italian, European and North American galleries and museums and some of his photographs are included in several public and private art collections. Besides, Donaggio Franco has joined the judging panel at IED of Milan for the students’ final degree, has been visiting professor at Accademia di Brera in Milan, at the Italian Institute of Photography of Milan and at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice.
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