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Danielle Villicana is an American artist, art dealer, collector, and speaker. She is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of VILLICANA gallery and Founder and Artistic Director of Via Cavour 85 and Via Cavour 113 two experimental spaces for contemporary art in the magnificent historical center of Arezzo, Tuscany Italy. Via Cavour 113 has now officially become VI DA Studios Arezzo. 


Danielle is also Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer of PARADISE FOR ARTISTS INC, an international nonprofit organization, headquartered in Pasadena, California, and dedicated to the artist, architect, and biographer Giorgio Vasari and contemporary artists. 


Born in San Francisco and raised in Pasadena and Laguna Beach, Danielle earned a B.A. in Art History and the Visual Arts from Occidental College in Los Angeles in 1994 and a Diploma in Painting from the Academy of Fine Arts (Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma) in Rome in 2006. She has also studied and worked with many other outstanding artists. Danielle has worked as a professional artist since 1993. Please refer to her website for more details and her CV. 


Danielle has been actively promoting contemporary art and culture since 2010, organizing over one hundred exhibitions and cultural events of Italian and American art and creating numerous catalogs and publications, all of which may be purchased online. 


VI DA Studios opened in Florence on December 12, 2023, and a second location opened in Arezzo in April 2024, a special gift for contemporary artists and Giorgio Vasari

See attached Curriculum Vitae​

Visit Danielle Villicana's personal website

Visit all of Danielle's companies and projects at VILLICANA.IT

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