Adele Verga was born in Catania in 1955 and at the
present time resides in Riposto, a nearby city.
Right after getting her laurea in Biological Science, she started working as a
secondary school teacher.
The approach to painting goes back to the time of her youth. The complete
dedication to art that has characterized these last years, has brought the
artist to participate to many art exhibitions in several countries.
The absolute protagonist of her works is landscape: woods, skies, water and
National and International Competitions (medals and plates):
Aurea", Association Athena - Catania (1/12/2001)
competition, Breil Sur Royal France"(medals) May - Sept. 2002
competition "Claudio e Luca Zanetti" medal of the province of Bergamo
competition "F.Salesi" - Sanremo (14/9/2002)
International competition "La Fenice" (November 2002) - Palermo.
Plate for National
competition, Association "G.Toma", Nardo'- Lecce (22/12/2002)
exhibition at museum "Palace Duchi S. Stefano" of Taormina (8/3/2003-13/3/2003),
exhibition at "Villa Genovesi" museum, presentation made by the art critic Dr
M.T.Prestigiacomo -S.Alessio, Messina (22/2/2003-2/3/2003) presentation by Dr.
Plates for national
exhibition "il Castagno dei 100 cavalli" - S.Alfio,Catania (3/8/2002-8/9/2002)
Published on the art
catalogue ACCA 2002-2003
In many of her paintings skies and clouds originate anthropomorphous,
zoomorph and mithological figures.
Art Critique: If there weren't, at the bottom of each painting, eloquent titles explaining
the aspirations of a woman, of an artist characterized by exact connotations of
sensibility and desire to "tell herself", one, at the first approach with the
works of Adele Verga, could gather only the signs of a serene landing to
sentimental spaces able to become a safe shelter from alarming and inexpressed
loneliness. The careful analysis of all the paintings, will easily persuade that,
in addition to the delightful suggestion of the calling immages, there is the
direct indication of "painting" as mean of recovery of certitudes that have the
flavour of a future on which to direct her personal ability to be "an artist",
that is a creator. To the art criticism, then, the task to avoid a careless or
inattentive reading of the art of Adele Verga, surely she is not "one of the