Elisa Martorana was born in Palermo 17th December 1984. An Art Teacher, in 2003 she got a diplome in Art of Photography and Graphic Design at the Art institute, in 2011 she is proclaimed as Graphic designer with 110 cum laude in Visual Arts and Performing Arts at the Art Accademy in Palermo. In August of the same year she obtained the sponsorship by MIBAC for the exhibition “Those of Bagheria after Baaria”, a tribute to Giuseppe Tornatore exhibited by the poet Ignazio Buttitta’s “Putia”. In October 2011 Dr. Vittorio Sgarbi will receive the graphic work MAFIA BREAKFAST donated to him by Mr.ss Martorana during the manifestation “Arte e Legalità” held in Bagheria. In March 2012 she is nominated “Honorary member” of the Parliament of Legality by the President Nicolò Manino. In april 2011 during the exhibition “il Mare color del vino” ispired by Leonardo Sciascia’s homonymous book she received the sponsorship MIBAC for the Culture Week. In 2012 the international painter Arrigo Musti entrusts her with n editorial consultancy and the artistic comunication of his personal exhibition “Nameless” shown in the halls of Vicolo Valdina in Montecitorio. In July the patron Roberto Bilotti Ruggi D’Aragona asks for Mr.s Martorana creativity in a collective in Palazzo Costantino Di Napoli in occasion of the 388th festival in honor of the Patron Saint of Palermo. In January 2013 she works as a film director for the first time, she testifies her battle against violence on women by making a musical videoclip inspired by Cruciano Di Novo’s book “Nati eroi” collaborating with the video operator Daniele Cangialosi. They keep are still collaborating today. Known for her work through art against organized crime and social injustice she was invited to the Quirinale in Rome for the opening of the academic year 2013-2014. from 20th May to 7th June she has and exhibition in the Italian Cultural Foundation in New York held in Casa Belvedere. When she returns to Italy she is invited to present her catalog “Those of Bagheria after Baaria” at “White 30” in collaboration with “Feltrinelli” in “Aurum – LA FABBRICA DELLE IDEE” in Pescara for the 150th Anniversary of Gabriele D’Annunzio. 19th March 2014 “L’albero giallo” realized for the Artistic Collection project: “The tree: when the chronicle becomes art” was donated by the Embassy of the Friendship ICS Buttitta of Bagheria to Pope Francis. She idealised and managed with the international artist Beatrice Feo Filangeri the exhibition of contemporary art “Rosalia on the road” during the festival of Saint Rosalia in 2014 held in Palermo. She received a nomination for an award for the XXI/a edition of “Premio Sicilia” with the patronship of Sair Federica III Yasmin Von Hohenstaufen and she was conferred an award in 2014 for “L’Arte sezione fotografia”, on this occasion Elisa Martorana also received the exclusive “Benemerenza Federico II”. The two most important acknowledgements from “Sovrano Ordine dei Templari Federicani di Sicilia” they were awarded by the Gran Maestro Corrado Armeri. Elisa Martorana has realized numerous photografic exhibitions and graphic project for official occasion sponsored by Companies and public institutions. Her artistic contribution is sought after during artistic and cultural events.