Florence Artisan Workshop Tour
Preserving the Art
Susanna was born in Arezzo (Tuscany) where she currently resides. She is a PhD Art Historian (University of Florence) and is a researcher of the Medici family collections and Renaissance art of Florence. She is a member of the prestigious Accademia delle Arti del Disegno, worlds’ oldest Art Institution, established in 1563 by Duke Cosimo I de’ Medici and Giorgio Vasari. The author of several books and other publications about her subject area, including works on the Uffizi Gallery and Florentine art that have been translated into many languages, Susanna is also a teacher and educator. Susanna has collaborated with the Piero della Francesca Project and Susanna is also a certified Sommelier. Her passion for Tuscany, art and Italian wine inform her tours and lectures. She is a licensed tour guide in Florence and Arezzo.
Agata is an art historian specialized in fifteenth-century Florentine art. She graduated in Art History and Italian Studies at the University of Warsaw and then she conducted her PhD research at the Durham University in the UK. In her PhD she focused on the relationship between the monumental fresco decorations created in the fifteenth-century Florence and the world of religious drama. In particular, she focused on Filippo Lippi and Domenico Ghirlandaio's artistic production and the results of her research were published in the academic press. She loves to talk about her research during her tours, introducing the visitors into the fascinating world of religious drama in early Renaissance Florence. Currently, Agata works as lecturer and tour guide in Florence and she continues her research on the Florentine Renaissance art.
Christiane is a licensed Tour Guide in Florence and a Degreed Conservator of Paintings on canvas and panel. She came to Florence, Italy in 1991 after completing her High School diploma, inspired by the beauty of the city of Florence to study Art History and Conservation of Paintings. Florence is considered one of the most important Restoration and Conservation centers in the world. After years of training, she received the Diploma of Restorer of Paintings on canvas and panel and started to learn and improve the art of restoration in different important studios in Florence. After graduation, she started to work on important projects and artworks in different museums like the Uffizi Gallery, Galleria Palatina and private Collectors. In 2007 she became a licensed Tour Guide of Florence and since then has been making the gems of historical art accessible to interested visitors from all over the world.
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