Elisabetta Trevisan was born in 1957 in Merano, a town in northern Italy bordering on Austria. She attended the art school of Padua and father is a famous illustrator and cartoonist. In addition to her fine art work, Elisabetta has also contributed as an illustrator to many magazines, illustrated a children book on ecology in collaboration with Ente Parco Fiume Sile, painted a collector’s pack of tarots and created settings for animated films on television. Elisabetta explains her work by saying, “I have always devoted myself mainly to painting. My works are realized using Medium Density panels on which I usually mix different techniques: gouache, pastel, watercolour. I also decorate on backed clay, glass, wood, fabrics, mural surfaces and self-made Papier Mache objects.”