Rosella Restante, after graduating from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, begins her artistic research first through the observation of the human figure, passing through an expressionist phase, and then arriving at the conceptual expression of herself through sculpture, drawing, engraving, photography, and video.
Hers is a lyrical but also minimalist and expressive point of view, that chooses space as her favourite dimension for a continuous investigation and search for identity.
Her artistic path is a multidisciplinary one, she experimented in sculpture various materials such as iron, travertine and salt.
During her career, she has exhibited in various solo and group exhibitions in Italy and abroad.
Her work “Humanitas” (sculpture-book in aluminium with printed tables) was selected by the jury of experts as one of the 13 finalist works of the eighth edition of the COMEL “Aluminium Bonds” Award (Giorgio Agnisola, art critic and writer, professor of sacred art at the Pontifical Theological Faculty of Southern Italy and president of the jury; Elena Pontiggia, art critic, professor of Contemporary Art History at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts; Marcello Francolini art critic, independent curator Professor of Contemporary Art History at the Academy of Fine Arts of Reggio Calabria; Vincenzo Lieto, curator and artistic director of the Pinacoteca di Gaeta (LT); the entrepreneur and manager Maria Gabriella Mazzola owner with her family of CO.ME .L., The only company promoter and sponsor of the COMEL award) and is one of the 13 finalist works of the eighth edition of the COMEL “Aluminum Bonds” Award.