09 Nov Davide Petraroli
Born in Taranto, Italy, in 1979. Aged 19, Davide moves to Milan where he attends the four-year-long Fashion Design course at Istituto Marangoni. At the school he meets his teacher and mentor Massimo Navarra, painter and eclectic artist. After his degree, Davide collaborates with different brands in the fashion industry and later on in 2006 he works with different brands of the “Made in Italy” such as Giorgio Armani, Giorgio Armani Privé, Jil Sander alongside Raf Simons. In the meantime Davide continues his artistic production as a painter and as a fashion illustrator.
In the January of 2012, Davide is invited to participate to different art exhibitions in Belgium at “Piola Libri”, literary salon and forge to different artists from a wide range of fields. In 2012 Davide participates to a collective at “Palazzo Ducale” in Revere called “Il ritratto dell’anima”. From 2011 Davide collaborates as a teacher in different important international fashion schools. From 2014 he is Head Fashion Designer at Lucio Costa where he also participates in the illustration of the book “So Lucio!” From January 2015 he is professor and course director at Istituto Marangoni Milano.