Letizia Cariello was born in Copparo, into a family originally from Naples that has been tied to sculpture for over two hundred years. Before turning her focus to art, she graduated in History of Art at the University of Milan and graduated in Painting at the Brera Academy, where she now teaches Artistic Anatomy. She works for the cinema in Italy and the United States. Her works are in public and private collections in Italy and abroad.
She worked for the film industry in Italy and the United States. Her works can be found in public and private collections around the world.
Letizia Cariello’s work is centered on translating the themes of repetition into physical places and concrete objects. Separation and isolation, as well as the realm of obsession, are explored through relationships between internal and external space, the emotions, the world of botany or of the stars, photography, video and drawing.
Selected by the European Commission to take part in the New Narrative for Europe project along with 14 other European artists, she is based in Milan, where she teaches at the Accademia di Belle Arti. She is represented by Galleria Massimo Minini in Brescia.
She draws, swims and prays from the age of five. She believes in the work of Angels.