Umberto Verdirosi is a painter, actor, sculptor and poet who was born in Piedmont in northern Italy. He lives in Rome where he has his studio, and another one in Orvieto. His father was a Sicilian and his mother came from Veneto. After his classical education he spent his youth in various thea
After earning a BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design in 2001, Joel Schlotterer worked as a freelance illustrator but he eventually shifted his focus to fine art. Since Schlotterer's first solo show in 2005, he has shown in several galleries primarily in Baltimore and Kansas City.