Photographic Areas of Focus
Abstract, Domestic Animals, Fine Art, Interiors, Street, Travel
Simona Bonanno is a visual artist that works mostly with photography. Sicilian born, she studied in Paris, at the ESAG Penninghen school of art direction and interior architecture. Graduated at Academy of Fine Arts in Italy, she was selected for a European Union scholarship at the Paris 8 University, France. In 2013 she had her first photography solo exhibition in Nyon, Switzerland, at Galerie Focale. Her artworks have been shown in several exhibitions, in Italy and abroad. A limited edition print has been auctioned at Snap! Toronto (Canada, 2014); two prints have been acquired by the Bibliothèque National de France. She won several awards, including All About Photo (2016), the Grand Prix de Découverte (2013), the Julia Margaret Cameron Award (2011). Her photographs have been featured in networks and magazines worldwide, such as CNN, RTS UN, Resource Magazine, Amateur Photographer, Fotografia Reflex, National Geographic, Digital Camera Magazine. Bonanno lives and works in Sicily.