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(1976 - 2015)

The Shepherds Bush Stuckists


The Great Mother
Acrylic on canvas, 30 x 24"

Birth of Venus
2005, acrylic on paper


1976 Born in Teramo, Italy.
1984 (circa) Took lessons in the studio of artist, Sandro Melarangelo.
1995 Diploma of Maturity in Italian and Classical Studies, Liceo Melchiorre Delfico, Teramo. Moved to London and took the Cambridge University Certificate of Proficiency in English..
1996 Studied European Law at Thames Valley University. On the cover of the Evening Standard protesting against the dumbing down of education at Thames Valley University.
1997 Studied Media Arts with Art and Design History at the London College of Music and Media.
2000 Graduated in Media Arts with Art and Design History, dissertation on the role of art after Marcel Duchamp.
2002 Accepted for MA in Art Theory at Chelsea College of Art.
2003 Left MA in Art Theory and started an MA in Art in Architecture at the University of East London. Left academic studies because of disaffection with the conceptual art establishment.
2004 Voluntary work in conservation at the London Canal Museum in Kings Cross.
2005 Worked night shifts for Bid TV.
2006 Employed in the finance department of Italian oil company ENI. Studied accounting and finance.
2009 Won a painful battle with cancer. Founded The Shepherds Bush Stuckists. Exhibited in The Stuckists Christmas Sale.
25 July 2015 Died of cancer at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London, and was buried in Italy.


Rosa Prosperi at The Stuckists Christmas Sale 2009

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