Leonida Beltrame was born in Adria (Rovigo) in 1904. He lived most of his life in Venice, where he produced the most significant works. His career began in 1930. His art studies began under the guidance of the Accademia dei Borgognoni masters of Pavia, and paternal uncle Alberto Beltrame in Sanremo; he studied the "Nude" for six years at the Academy of Fine Arts in Venice.
He has held numerous solo exhibitions. He was been a member of merit of Italian and foreign Academies. It was designated in national art commissions for public works. The main Italian Television Broadcast has dedicated a number of interviews and comments. He was awarded the Commandery of the Sovereign Hospitaller Order of St. George in Carinthia Office of Science in Rome. He received the award of Knight of Merit of the Italian Republic.
He died at his home of St. Helena in Venice in 1994.
His works appear in private and public collections:
Pinacoteca Accademia di Montecatini,
Sacred Art Museum permanent "Friends of Father Pio" in San Giovanni Rotondo (Foggia),
Art collection Academy of Paestum Salerno,
Columbian Art Gallery in St. Louis Missouri U.S.A.
Art Collection "Art and Thought" in Bari,
permanent gallery Italian Confederation of Professionals and Artists in Rome,
Marian Sanctuary Madonna di Montenero Livorno,
Civic picture gallery in Faenza,
International Academy of St. Rita of Turin,
Italian documentation and research center of Castellammare di Stabia,
Picture gallery of Villa Verucchio - Forlì,
Sanctuary Madonna dell'Arco Naples,
Parish Church of St. Helena in Venice,
Parish Church of St. Mark the Evangelist of Mira Porte (Venice),
Art Collection of the City of Spinazzola (Bari).
MAIN PRIZES AWARDED
In his long artistic career (1930), he received important national and international awards.
Lauro Golden Academic 1956 -Roma
Palme d'Accademia de 'i 500 1966 - Rome
Scroll of Honour with Star of Europe 1965 Award (MEC) - Ancona
Europe of Culture Prize 1970 in the context of the European Communities 1971 - Rome / Capitol
Prize Dante Alighieri 1977 - Rome
Capitol Gold Award of the Academy Burkhardt Basel 1977
International Award, 1978 - Zurich
Winged Victory "Knights of Progress" 1979 - Rome
Oscar Italy 1980 - Milan
1982 - Foggia - XIV National Prize "Spring" received the trophy Memorial Attilio Tibollo
1982 - Boretto (RE) - Universal Oscar organized by the International Academy Artistic Literary "Boretto City"
1983 - Foggia - XV National Award "Spring": Trofeo Città di Foggia
1985 - Pietralba (BZ) - The National Prize of Sacred Art "The Maria Weissenstein": second prize at
1986 - International Grand Prix "Cav. Malta of the Sovereign Order of St. John in Jerusalem" organized by the Academy City of Boretto.
Mario Portalupi - "Italian Contemporary Art", published by "La Ginestra" Florence • Dino Campivi - "The Italian Art of the World", published S.E.N. Turin. • Armando Capri "Our People", "The art market Italian 1800-1900", "The Criterium", edition Art Gallery Turin. 1 Contemporary Art masters, "Guide to Collecting Art", Art Editions I.R.A. Turin 1974. • Aurelio Thomas Priest - "Anthology Figurativa" Publishing E.R.S. Rome. By Ungaretti - "Who is he?", - Editrice Torinese Turin. 70/71 years old • "Critical Biographical Dictionary Comanducci" IV Edition Publisher Patuzzi Milano 1970 • "Comanducci Yearbook" 1975 - Publisher Patuzzi Milan. • "History of Art Notebooks"; Promoter Simone Martini, Ancona 1974. • "General Modern Art Yearbook", Publishing Program - Torino 1975. • "Universal Encyclopedia S.E.D.A.", Editions I.D.A.F., Milan. • "Catalog Bolaffi modern art 1971/1972/1973", Bolaffi Publisher, Turin • Giorgio Falossi - Painters "Contemporary Painting" from 1969 to 1975, And The Square, Milan. - Charles Emmanuel Bugatti - "Encyclopedia Earth. Artists", Bugatti Publisher, Ancona. • Carlo Emanuele Bugatti - Necklace Starring Contemporary Art, Bugatti Publisher Ancona • Carlo Emanuele Bugatti, - Necklace - The life and work of Contemporary Masters, Bugatti Publisher, Ancona. • True Pizzigoni - "Historical Archives of the artists", Editions I.E.D.A. Milan 74. • Carlo Emanuele Bugatti - Puck Kroese - Guide to Contemporary Bugatti Publisher, Ancona 1974. • Contemporary Art - Appearances - Series directed by Carlo Emanuele Bugatti Ancona 1978. • "Critical Dictionary - biographical Comanducci V Edition 1982 - Edizioni SIES Milan.
AUTHORS OF OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Alfonso Stefano Married, John Arcidiacono, Pier Francesco Greci, Nello Punzo, Gino Spinelli de 'Santelena, Garusso, Nino Scalini, Carmine Manzi, Domenico Cara Mario Sertoli, Claudio Vicari, Domenico Anastasi, Free Where, Filippo Franco of Armenio, Ivo Andreini, Adalberto Rossi, Salvatore Di Bartolomeo, Marzio Bugatti, Puck Kroese, Elio Marciano, Massimo Pizzicala, Sertoli Salis, Guido Massarelli, Massimo Carra, Giorgio Calandra Francesco Glicora.
CRITICS INTERESTED IN HIS PAINTING
M. Alzetta, L. Bellotti, A. Bevilacqua, P. Boer, S. Brossi, T. De Virgilis, E. Buda, A. Pasquale, R. Di Pietro, O. Galdieri, G. Gasparotti, G. Gigli , A. Jannace, G. Libate, MP Luchini, F. Mancini, C. Manzi, G. Manganaro. G. Marzoli, G.P. Pauline F. Passarella, N. Perri, A. Poli, A. Puccetti, S.F. Raiola, P. Rizzi, L. Servolini, G. Spinelli, L. Spinelli, A. Thrones.