Elena Bartolini was born in Perugia, Italy, in 1965. She introduced herself to the world of painting as self-taught. Little more than an adolescent, she had the opportunity to try his hand at graphic design at a well-known local studio, but her curiosity, her desire to discover the secrets of life and nature in all its forms, led her to choose a plan of degree in Biology. Once graduated, however, she found work at a painting restoration workshop where she learned the importance of the correct use of art materials and could admire the paintings of ancient masters up close. She attended a course for advertising consultant and learned computer graphics coming out with the highest grades. During her second pregnancy she won, with her first painting, a coveted citizen prize and then, maneuvering with a challenging but happy family life, she entered the atelier of Maestro Palloni, a pupil of two very important futurist painters: Dottori and Bruschetti. She has competed in various group shows and two solo exhibitions at important art centers in Perugia, and participated in the competition organized by the Agorà Gallery in New York with their subsequent contact request.
The frequentation of environments deeply linked to the history of art and the desire to create a work that is not only aesthetically valid, but that represents his point of view on real life, led her to experiment with various artistic experiences, in a journey of research. starting from the ancient pictorial techniques that excites her and that still has a lot to reveal.
Elena also taught children and adolescents to try to convey to them not only the love of art, but also the satisfaction that comes from being able to express their idea, enrich life, through color, shapes and materials . Since 2014 he has been teaching drawing and painting to adults who are enthusiastic about the experience.From 7 to 18 August she was invited to exhibit at the very popular Torgiano (Pg) Vinarelli Festival", during which important national and international painters were exhibited, participated and still participated. Elena lives and works in Perugia.