How can an alternative career, highly linked to painting, ultimately allow one’s art practice to grow in new directions? Artist and conservator Pablo D’Antoni (MFA, 2003; BFA, 2001) returns to San Francisco Art Institute to discuss the development of his work through his relocation to Europe where he has been based for the last decade. D’Antoni holds a PhD in Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Goods from Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. He has exhibited work in the United States, Argentina, and Spain and is represented by HESPE Gallery in San Francisco. He has been living in Spain since 2006 where he worked as a restorer for the city of Castellon and Valencia for six years, restoring mainly paintings and sculptures amongst other cultural artifacts.
Pablo D’Antoni, Fishing Boat, 2015. Oil on panel; 32 x 40 inches