Maria Elena Luciani was born in Bolzano, Italy, on the 13th May 1987.

She started her artistic education in 2006 at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice, attending the course of painting.

In 2009 she achieved the BFA in painting and enrolled at the Graphic course again at the Academy of Venice.

In 2010 she spent five months in Vienna, Austria, to attend the spring semester at the University of Applied Arts.

In February 2012 Maria Elena Luciani achieved the MFA in Graphic Art at the Academy of Fine Arts of Venice with the evaluation of 110/110 cum laude.

She continued painting and taught drawing in her studio in Bolzano, where she started to manage independently the practice of the plate engraving with her printing press and raw materials.

In 2014 she received the “Leonardo” – Intern Grant at Art for Art Theaterservice as Scenic Painter for the State Opera in Vienna

Currently she is traveling & caring for Wildlife in Asia and Oceania to reproduce impactful artwork within Wildlife Conservation Centers & several residencies.


December 2017, “ART is NOW”, Basilica Sant’Ambrogio, Milano (IT)

June 2017, Performance “Pray for Elephants”, Vienna (IT)

May 2017, “Oltre i confini: dalla realtà al sogno”, Museo MIIT, Torino (IT).

June 2016, “Sperimentazioni” Elle Galleria, Preganziol (IT).

July 2015, “Animalia”, The Gallery Steiner – Art & Wine, Vienna (AT).

March 2014, “Wild City”, Forum Factory, Berlin (GER).

June 2013, “Art’è Donna” (“Art is Female”), Centro Claudio Trevi, Bolzano (IT).

September – December 2012, “Frames of Life”, “Nomadic”, “100”, RossoCinabro Gallery, Rome (IT).

July 2012, “Tra Umano e Animale” (“Between human and animal”), Grand Hotel di Alassio, Alassio (IT).

September – December 2011, “Genius Loci”, Magazzini del Sale, Venice (IT).