About Simona Bonanno

Simona Bonanno was born in Messina, Italy, in 1974, to a family involved in the arts. She received her first camera from her mother when Bonanno was studying photography at the School of Arts in Reggio Calabria, Italy. She has also lived and studied in Paris where she still frequently works. Her photographs have been included in several exhibitions in Europe and abroad. Bonanno’s first solo photography exhibition was at Galerie Focale in Nyon, Switzerland, in 2013. She was a finalist in several photography competitions, and is the recipient of three prestigious awards: The 2013 International Fine Art Photography Competition (Grand Prix de la Découverte/Abstraction), the 2011 British Amateur Photographer of the Year, and the 2010 Julia Margaret Cameron Award. She currently lives in Messina, Italy.

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