"The secret of Fineschi’s art is this clearness of colours and the imaginary world that resurges from the ashes of the past"
Danila di Ciolo, painter
Painter and sculptor, Beatrice Fineschi started her artistic education in Prato and then attended a specialization course in advertising graphics in Los Angeles. During the 1980s and 1990s she took part in competitions and group exhibitions in Cervia, Piacenza, Lucca, Prato, Viareggio, Camaiore, Livorno, Miami, Naples, Amsterdam, Tokyo, Nice, New York, London and Rome.
She held her first exhibition in 1983 in Navicello, Pisa, followed by others in Prato at Galleria Metastasio 1984 and at the CE.P.A.C. 1992. Of note are also: Croce d'Oro, Prato 2000; Art Hotel Museo, Prato 2000; Politeama Pratese (in "Swarovski. I mille volti del cristallo", 2000); Fortezza da Basso, Florence (in "Election Night USA", 2000); historical literary café Giubbe Rosse, Florence 2000. In 2001, a year of intense activity in the United States (she took part in important group exhibitions in New York), she held the solo exhibition "Omaggio alla figura di S. Caterina di Alessandra patrona dei Cartai", at the Paper Museum of Pescia. In 2002 she exhibited her works in Prato during the '"Independence Day". In 2008, she held a solo exhibition in Milan.
Her works are included in many public and private collections and have been purchased by organizations, associations and museum institutions. Her paintings are held in important private US collections, such as those of Hillary Rodham Clinton and Menahem Golan.
In 1985 she started to work in Versilia at the Ceramic Laboratory of Micol Fineschi in Capezzano Pianore, and then went on to working with the Fonderia Bronzarte and Laboratorio A.M.G. in Pietrasanta. In 2002 she held a solo exhibition at the L. Russo Cultural Centre in Pietrasanta and donated her sculpture "Omaggio agli eroi", positioned in Piazza America, to Tonfano. In 2003, she made a copy of it for the Texas Heart Institute of Houston. In 2004, she donated her sculpture as a tribute to Giorgio Gaber to the Municipality of Leccio Montemagno, Lucca. She had already donated "S. Antonio", a tondo on canvas, to the Parish of S. Antonio in Marina di Pietrasanta in 2000. She is also the author of the banner of the Palio della Assunta of Camaiore. She has participated in local group exhibitions, including "Documento Arte 2000" 2000, Centro Internazionale di Cultura e Spiritualità Fra Benedetto, Sillico di Pieve Fosciana, Lucca; "Il Malbacco" 2003, L. Russo Cultural Centre, Pietrasanta.
The pictures published in the TimeLine were taken from the Artist’s website www.beatricefineschi.it