Painter and sculptor, Marco Rossati was born at Reggio Emilia (Italy). He studied at the “Istituto d’Arte” and at the “Accademia di Belle Arti” in Rome with Mino Maccari, Renato Guttuso, Franco Gentilini, Ferdinando Bologna. He later taught at the same Accademy.
Exponent of the Italian groups (Arte Colta, Citazionisti, Nuova Maniera…) that, beginning from the end of the “seventies”, actively recuperate forms and themes of the art of ‘500 and ‘600, opening the way to a kind of painting which later had to become fashonable all over the world. His works are in the main Italian collections and Museums. He has executed paintings and sculptures of large dimensions in public and private buildings (New Municipal Stadium of Trieste, Casino of Sanremo, Palazzo Corrodi of Rome, New Head Office INPDAP of Rome, Carabinieri’s Barraks of Latisana (Udine), Acqui Terme (Asti), Pietrelcina (Benevento), Church of San Nicola in Carcere of Rome, City Hall of Licenza (Rome), University “Roma 3”, Rome…
He has been a guest in national and local television for intervews and services about his work and about general themes of art. He collaborates as a critic with several newspapers and magazines. He publishes as poet and writer.
He is Director of the “Scuola di Pittura Scienza dell’Arte” of Rome and President of “Unione Artisti”.
In 2004 he was awarded the “Tarquinia-Cardarelli International Prize” 2004 (Art).
He lives and works in Rome.