Lamberto Caravita

Leben und Arbeit/biography

Lamberto Caravita was born in 1956. He lives and works in Massa Lombarda. He initially attented Istituto d’Art per la Ceramica in Faenza and later on Istituto Superiore ISIA in Urbino, where he studied art and industrial design until 1980. He worked as designer and illustrator for several advertising agencies but also worked with visual communication. Later on he organised cultural events and art exhibitions.
Since the 1980s he has been active in the field of Mail Art. The “pyrographics” (a kind of woodcarving using fire) and paintbrushes are characteristic for his works.

Lamberto Caravita wurde 1956 geboren. Er lebt und arbeitet in Massa Lombarda. Zunächst besuchte er das Istituto d’Art per la Ceramica in Faenza und danach das Istituto Superiore ISIA in Urbino, wo er bis 1980 Kunst und Industriedesign studierte. Er war als Grafiker und Illustrator für verschiedene Werbeagenturen tätig und hat auch im Bereich der Visuellen Kommunikation gearbeitet. Später organisierte er kulturelle Events und Kunstausstellungen.
Seit den 1980er Jahren ist er im Feld der Mail Art aktiv. Die Pyrografie (ein Verfahren der Holzschnitt-Bearbeitung durch Feuer) und Paintbrush sind charakteristisch für seine Arbeiten.

Caravita è nato nel 1956. Vive e lavora a Massa Lombarda. Ha frequentato prima l’ Istituto d’Arte per la Ceramica di Faenza e poi l’ Istituto Superiore ISIA ad Urbino, dove ha studiato arte e disegno industriale fino al 1980. Ha lavorato come disegnatore e illlustratore per numerose agenzie pubblicitarie e nella comunicazione visiva. E’ anche organizzatore di eventi culturali e mostre. E’ attivo nella Mail Art fin dal 1980. Caratteristica del suo lavoro sono la pittura e la Pirografia (incisione col fuoco su legno).

Ausgewählte Arbeiten/selected works

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Literatur (Auswahl)/literature (selection)


Author: Mail Artists' Index

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