Maria Teresa Guala was born in Turin in 1947. Her father was painter and advertiser (signed with TO-EXPOSITION) and came from an important family of artists of Monferrato. Maria studied at the Albertina Academy of Fine Arts of Turin in the ‘60s under Prof. Scroppo. At the same time she studied languages and she has worked as translator. Due to work and family, she interrupted her art practice for a long time. Resuming in 2000 with a solo exhibition at Micrò Gallery, Turin and at the Promotrice of Fine Arts in Turin, 2001. She participated in several exhibitions in Europe and Russia, US and received different awards.
Guala collaborated with the MIIT Museum of Turin, spending two months in Chicago (Zhou Center). In summer 2017 she participated in the Triennale of Rome. She also collaborated with some galleries in the United States winning a contest with ARTAVITA Santa Barbara to participate in Miami Art Basel. Maria was contacted by VIDA, a fashion house in San Francisco to work as a designer. On November 18.2017 she inaugurates a personal exhibition at Palazzo Ducale Genova.
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