Simona Seveso known in art as SantaSeveso lives and works in Milan.
For more than fifteen years she has worked on restoring frescoes, stone artefacts, graffiti in churches, period villas, castles, decorative wall art, trompe l’oeil, murals, and eco-sustainable low-impact decorative stucco.
She has worked with large Italian companies in Como, Florence, Milan, Pavia, Turin, and San Remo including Rinnovarte S.r.l., ARA S.r.l., Cooperative Archeology, Palazzo Borromeo Arese, Castello di Masino, Church of San Bernardino alle Ossa, Museum Bagatti Valsecchi, Castello Visconteo, Villa Nobel, and Basilica de Santa Maria del Carmine.
She has restored antique and modern pieces including pieces by Lucio Fontana, models by Aldo Rossi, Enzo Mari, W. Dresser, and Fornasetti, and models of the Center Georges Pompidou, for Colombari Gallery, Antonio Mazzotta Foundation, Museo della Permanente, and Palazzo dell’Arte at the Triennale di Milano.
She managed Italian eco-sustainable interior decorations with innovative materials in homes, shops, and at exhibition stands for Expo Benessere Milano 2003 and Being and Wellness Varese 2004 with Natura Design Milano.
She has collaborated with architectural studios for projects including trompe l’oeil, frescoes from scratch, wall decorations, interiors and exteriors of villas, restaurants, shops, private houses and, in 2006, the decorative restoration of the municipalities of Lesmo and Ceriano Laghetto.
She exhibited at the Milan Rho fair with the municipalities of Lazzate and Lesmo at Building Up Expo February 6-10, 2007, an exhibition initiative dedicated to the world of architecture and construction.
From 2003-8 she decorated for Lazzate 2005, a restoration project of the city’s historic center, under the supervision of Senator and Mayor Cesarino Monti. During these years she also joined collectives. In 2002 and 2003, as a young artist from Milan, she exhibited the art video “Ikimate love” for review at Citydancefloor, “Segreti punto invio” for review at Fabbrica del Vapore, and “In the skin,” a video installation on a luminous body, for review at Visual-e in Milan, Chiasso, and Paris.
Since 2009 she has dedicated herself entirely to her artistic research. In 2014 her proposal “Candy Skkinnhands Bag” won the second prize with for new proposals in the installations division of the Premio Adrenalina 3.0 sponsored by Spazio Factory, La Pelanda Macro, Testaccio, Rome. The installation was curated by Ferdinando Colloca. In 2015 her first solo exhibition of the same installation was held at the Museo Arte Plastica (MAP) in Castiglione Olona, Varese and was curated by Rolando Bellini where the project was donated to the museum by benefactor Giorgio Bonafè.
In August 2016 she collaborated with “Narratotem,” the first project Festival of the Story by Simone Cristicchi in Arcidosso, Tuscany. She participated in “Contemporary Day” at the Associazione Musei d’Arte Contemporanea Italiana (AMACI) by opening the new Studio SantaSeveso in Milan.
In 2017 Studio SantaSeveso was chosen for review by Studi Festival as an artist’s studio representing “Gruppo P +.” In the same year, she participated for the second time at AMACI presenting “The Polymeric Flight” by Michela Ongaretti at Studio SantaSeveso.
In 2018 she presented the collective “Crisis” by Alessio Barcellini in the Dolomites, presented “Plastic Looks” by Elisabetta Scantamburlo at AMACI, for the third time, and participated in the collective “Wemen” at the nHo Hotel Milano, curated by Elisabetta Scantamburlo.