Antonella Quacchia is an Italian artist, born in 1957, who lives and works in Vienna, Austria.
Her academic training is in Computer Science, and she only officially started her artistic career in 2021, when she was able to devote herself to her passion for art. He has shown his innovative artistic development through a series of group and solo exhibitions in several countries in Europe, and has also participated in online exhibitions in the United States. Her works are sold to private collectors in Italy, Switzerland, Austria, Germany and France.
Antonella has pursued her natural passion for painting since childhood. While still occupied with a demanding career in the Digital Communications sector, she was the pupil of renowned painters in Geneva and in France, with whom she developed her drawing skills, acquired notions of compositions and of color theory, and was exposed to various innovative techniques based on acrylics and aquarelle painting.
In Vienna, she is a regular attendant of art workshops at the Vienna Kunstfabrik Akademie, where she develops her skills in abstract painting with Austrian renowned artists. She also likes to pursue her own personal experimentation with various techniques by combining acrylic colors with powders of metals and marbles, oil colours, aquarelles, inks, pastels, charcoal, and other materials uncommon in painting.
During her artistic journey, Antonella Quacchia painted many figurative subjects such as portraits, landscapes flowers and still life. She then realised that what she can best express herself through is abstract art, as it leaves a lot of room for curiosity and sharing of emotions. Driven by a great curiosity and a strong personal interest, she travelled extensively in various parts of the world, always fascinated by the beauty of our planet and the diversity of the people who inhabit it. Memories of those travels constitute a great source of inspiration, along with the observation of everything surrounding her: people, colours, movement, nature, food…