Jacopo Manfren

Teacher/Mentor

MFA

Education

Master's degree in Art History at the University of Bologna, Italy.

Experience

Jacopo Manfren is an Italian fashion photographer, designer, and fine artist recently moved from Milan to Los Angeles, California.

After a Master’s Degree in History of Art from the University Of Bologna, he has been a professional photographer in Milan for almost 20 years and he has published editorials for the most important magazines such as Russian Harper’s Bazaar, Indonesian Elle, Italian Vogue Brides, Italian Maxim and in addition many celebrity portraits.

He also started research on fine arts. His favorite mediums are acrylics, watercolors, ink, and colored pencils, drawing and illustrating mostly portraits (or still lives, or both, or something in the middle).

His main inspirations are most of the artists of the middle 1900s, such as Giorgio De Chirico, Dorothea Tanning, Antonio Donghi. Meredith Frampton or also the Preraphaelites and Symbolism.

Besides his work at Fusion, he is also a fashion designer/art director of a LA-based clothing company for their women's collection.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Reading books
  • Writing novels
  • Long walks
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