Maria Maddalena Tuccelli
Via dei Frassini 9
Born in Gaeta (Middle Italy) in 1951, she attendend the State Art Institute getting her diploma of Master of Art in 1969 with specialization in ceramics. She attended afterwards a three years course of decoration on Limoges Chinaware. She also attended the school of Art of Medal (part of the State Mint of Rome) where she achieved, with a three-years scholarship, a specific diploma for the design, modelling and engraving of minting dies.
Employed by the Italian State Printing Office and Mint in 1973, she won a competition allowing her to work in its Center of Filathelic and graphic and chalcographic processing of postage stamps, stamp souvenir sheets and Art prints. After a few years, she was appointed as Coordinator of the Centre. Then she taught chalcography and hand-engraving at the School of Art of Medal of the State Mint of Rome.
Her artistic activity is well documented by the postage stamps she designed and engraved for the Italian Post office (over 60), for the Vatican City (over 10) and for Somaliland (over 30).
He has participed in individual as well as collective exhibitions: in 2007 one of her works was exhibited at the Vittoriano in Rome.
The participation at the International Conferences brought Maria Maddalena Tuccelli to know several collectors and to take commissions from Europa and Asia further signals and special mentions.