Art Director - Creator of the Strings Theory Music Fest

    Francesca-Paola is a multifaceted artist and a professional in the field of education with decades of experience. It was her idea to found the cultural association Ellen’s Oak to promote culture and the territory, a person with great creativity, she created the brands “l’Erbario dei Frati” for the botanical and holistic strand of the villa and “villa Marchiori dei Cappucciniā€¯ for cultural, educational and musical events. She conceived, planned and directs this Festival. In 2023 she was the curator of cultural events for the Austrian Pavilion of the Venice Architecture Biennale 2023. Her career as a painter is studded with prizes and recognitions, thanks to her works she has won national awards, discovered by the Art Critic Campigli and then followed by the famous Critic Rizzi (the leading national Lotto expert), Francesca-Paola has exhibited in many cities such as Venice, Milan, Florence, Udine and internationally. Artist selected by the Bevilaqua La Masa Foundation. Her works are in private collections in various countries such as: Paris, London, San Francisco, Milan, Rome. One of her works was purchased by the IGIER Research Institute of the Bocconi University in Milan. She participated in the European traveling exhibition in the 90s for peace in the countries of former Yugoslavia and one of her paintings is in the Mostar museum. She has lived in various countries and has always lived internationally. Thanks to her bilingualism she has taught in various international institutes such as, for example, the American School in Florence as support and was an art teacher in a British School near Monza for many years. She worked alongside children and young people in counseling centers and schools. She has sung all her life in polyphonic bands and choirs and is now one of the soprano voices of the Big Vocal Orchestra the biggest choir of Italy. She writes poetry and is writing a book. She descends from the noble Marchiori family of Terlago through her mother and is the wife of the current head of the House.