Nicola D'Amelio was born in 1972, and was raised in Tuscany. He started to paint at the age of 24, and studied with the Lebanese painter, Ali Hassoun.
He later refined his drawing skills under the tutelage of Carlo Semplici, a professor at the Art Institute of Siena, Italy.
Prima del sonno, 1999
60x80 cm, oil and acrylic on canvas board