Maurizio Galia
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Maurizio Galia

Maurizio Galia, born in 1963 in Moncalieri (Turin, Italy), is a highly versatile art professional who has traversed various creative realms throughout his career. In 1986, he earned a Master's Degree from the Albertina Academy of Turin and established himself as a fine art professional. His artistic journey began as an illustrator for advertising, a role that laid the foundation for his future endeavors.

During the mid-'80s, Maurizio seamlessly transitioned into the realm of graphic design, contributing his skills to publishing, school books, and music labels. This diversification showcased his adaptability and willingness to explore different facets of the artistic landscape. Beyond graphic design, he expanded his repertoire to include paintings, books, album covers (for both LPs and CDs), and graphic novels, showcasing a multifaceted approach to his craft.

Since 1990, Maurizio has shared his extensive knowledge and passion for the fine arts as a dedicated teacher. His teaching experience extends beyond Italy, including a collaboration with a British Institute in London in 2019. His commitment to education aligns with his desire to nurture the artistic talents of others.

Maurizio's connection with music runs deep, dating back to 1979, when he became a musician. His band, "Aquael," has produced noteworthy albums, further establishing him as an accomplished artist in the music industry. His expertise in music is evident not only in his creations but also in his role as a music connoisseur. You can find his book “Prog 50” distributed worldwide by Gazelle Book Services. A wonderful guide to “Progressive Rock” has Peter Gabriel’s foreword and official praise from Nick Mason of Pink Floyd.

In addition to his artistic pursuits, Maurizio has demonstrated a profound sense of civic duty. As a territorial officer for the Military Red Cross, he played a crucial role in the logistical organization of medical crews and ambulances during the COVID-19 pandemic. His dedication did not go unnoticed, and he was rightfully honored with a ribbon in 2021 and a medal in 2023 for his exemplary service.

The pandemic brought challenges to Maurizio's career, causing the loss of two years' worth of projects and work with significant financial implications. Despite these setbacks, Maurizio remains resilient and proud of his collaboration with, where he contributes insightful art and music reviews alongside a wealth of cultural perspectives drawn from his rich personal experiences.

Maurizio Galia's life story is a testament to the resilience and adaptability required in the ever-evolving landscape of the arts, showcasing his ability to seamlessly blend creativity, education, and community service into a remarkable and fulfilling career.

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