hello.I am a figurative painter, and to create my paintings, I use photographs of reality that I transform and reinterpret. I have a painting technique faded and material at the same time that I alternately, in the same painting, to emphasize drama. My paintings tend to seem surreal, but it is not wanted by me! Obviously I instilled in my work what I see in the deep, for me, not surreal but real. Salvatore Alessi was born in Sicily in 1974. After the art school, he graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Palermo, specializing in scenography. Then he started working as a scenographer: he made theatrical sets for the Politeama Theatre of Palermo, and the Massimo of Catania. At the same time pursuing his passion for painting and also deals with film. He starts working as an assistant designer for several films. In 2006 he devoted himself to painting professionally, permanently exposing at Il Polittico Gallery of Rome and Libra Contemporary Art of Catania. At the beginning of 2009 he was a finalist in the "Premio Arte" Award, in 2010 had his first solo-exhibition in 2010 and in 2011 had finished among the finalists of Lissone Award. In the same year he shot, as director, his first film , titled "New Man." He exhibited in numerous national and international exhibitions including "Il mito del vero" at Palace Durini in Milan, "La leggerezza nello sport e nell'arte" at " home Italy ", "I quattro elementi" in Catania and "Venti anni" in Rome. Alessi has been reported to the fifty-fourth Venice biennale.