Federico Pestilli is an Italian artist who combines both photography and painting to produce a singular aesthetic that comes to life in the form of large scale studies. Pestilli’s works have a dreamlike quality with confident brush strokes which guide your eye across the contours of his subject.

Originally raised in Rome, Pestilli completed his university studies in Paris, where he received a Master’s degree in history from the Sorbonne. Early work experiences brought him to New York and London where he expanded his understanding of fashion and visual arts producing content for brands including Calvin Klein and Prada.

His international background and multi-cultural experiences are the driving force behind his aesthetics, as he strives to highlight above all the character and identity of the persons portrayed.