The author was born in Argentina in 1965, and lived there until 1990. Afterwards, he moved to Italy and left 15 years of pastoral ministry behind when something had shifted inside of him that caused the beginning of a profound change. From then on, he began painting, reading books, writing his thoughts, showing his art and attended courses of self-improvement.
Because of his continuous search for personal fulfillment in doing new things, he realizes that nothing a human can do or have, can ever add or detract from their true identity and that any aid that a man can have, comes from a source that seems to be within himself. In 2009 he moved to the State of Washington, USA, where he lives and works.
Marcello is an Everett, WA (USA) based artist. He founds inspiration in focusing on the brush 'stroke' he can accomplish at this exact moment.
'Just THIS moment... Creation it is not hand made. Creation requires no action... it happens through you without knowing what you're doing. The only requirement: Be Now.'
'I've sold mostly originals. In fact, I have a few originals in my possession right now and all the rest is gone, but not their images... they last forever. I started showing my art at the end of 2005 in Italy... it was a challenge and I embraced it. '
'What I feel is a strong desire to pick up a brush and stain some canvas, crazy things and incoherent patterns like... red sounds, yellows whispers, orange melodies or blue hisses. Waves, spaces, distances, flowers and leaves. Light, time, protection and love! All those things I mentioned know where to go, they choose which place to occupy on the canvas. How many times have they told me what they wanted! I have only fulfilled their desires. Nothing is missing in my life. I have body, soul and spirit. And love... and I feel it.'
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'What I feel is a strong desire to pick up a brush and stain some canvas, crazy things and incoherent patterns like... red sounds, yellows whispers, orange melodies or blue hisses. Waves, spaces, distances, flowers and leaves. Light, time, protection and love! All those things I mentioned know where to go, they choose which place to occupy on the canvas. How many times have they told me what they wanted! I have only fulfilled their desires.
Nothing is missing in my life. I have body, soul and spirit. And love... which loves me.'
'I value the wood lived outside under the open weather. In earlier years I have produced many of my home furniture recycling and transforming that noble material.
In 2005 a door opened in my heart, by what comes out and what continues to stimulate me, pulling me out of different colors and frequencies. And so, finally, I decided to give a gaze of my work to others...
'My first exhibition of painting and poetry was held in the Municipal Library of Lanciano-Italy, from 2nd to 5th of May 2006, sponsored by the Youth Information Centre of the City of
'Next, the second exposure, 13 September 2006, when an artist friend suggested to exhibit with other artists in the 'Lancianese White Night ' and I said YES!.
'There followed a review which is 4 days duration, 14 to 17 November 2006 in the Auditorium
Diocleziano of Lanciano, in an arts exhibition entitled 'Maniallopera' in which I participated with other local artists.
From 16 to 22 December 2006 - Under the patronage of the city, hosted by the restaurant's corner
Artist's Corner in Chieti-Italy.
From 3 to 6 January 2007 - 'Lanciano Shopping Center..
From 5 to 17 February 2007 - 'Showroom MixCar' Lanciano
From 26 February to 10 March 2007 'Centro D'Abruzzo' in Sambuceco-PE
From 3 to 11 March 2007 - Palace of Conventions in Jesi-Italy. Contest: 'Women, who are you?', organized by 'Le nove muse' di Matelica-Italy in the period around women's day.
April 29, 2007 - City of Castelfranco Veneto - Silver medal with 'Angeli'
From 2 / 5 to 15/5/2007 - Ipercoop (Centre d'Abruzzo - Sambuceto)
From 4 / 6 to 24/6/2007 - Lanciano Mall – Lanciano-Italy
June 3, 2007 - Extemporaneous show in Giugliano Teatino-Italy, 'The Hill of Cherries'
July 29, 2007-Contest in Vacri-Italy - City of Wine
8/6 to 9/2/2007 - Lanciano Mall - Lanciano
9/7 to 31/9/2007 - Ipercoop (Centro d'Abruzzo-Sambuceto)
10/20 to 11/2/2007 - Galleria Modigliani – Milan-Italy
11/5 to 11/27/2007 - Ipercoop (Centro d'Abruzzo-Sambuceto)
12/1/2007 to 10/1/2008 - Ipercoop (Centro d'Abruzzo)
1/21 to 02/17/2008 - Lanciano Mall - Lanciano.
2/25 to 03/19/2008 - Pavilion Cinemas Stanwood, WA - USA
4/26 to 6/7/2008 – Lanciano Mall - Lanciano.
7/5 to 8/2/2008 - Ipercoop (Centro d'Abruzzo)
9/2 to 9/28/2008 - Hyper Ortona-Italy
10/5 to 10/17/2008 - Lanciano Mall
3/1 to 1/2/2009 – Auchan – Cepagatti-Italy
5/2 to 5/28/2009 - Ipercoop (Centro d'Abruzzo)
10/5 to 10/27/2009 - Lanciano Mall
June/10 to Jan/11 – Cascade Mall – Burlington, WA
April/2013 to now – Everett Mall – Everett, WA'