Salvatore Puddu (1954)
He lives and works in Ronchi dei Legionari. Graduated from the State Art Institute of Gorizia, under the guidance of the masters Agostino Piazza and Cesare Mocchiutti, he lives and works in Ronchi dei Legionari. Specialized in chalcographic techniques, he has deepened, in particular, the serigraphy. In his thirty years of activity as an artist there are numerous appearances at solo and group exhibitions including: in 1971 at the 1st collective artists of Ronchi dei Legionari - Art Gallery "Alla Quercia" in Ronchi dei Legionari. In 1978 at the Collective of painting and graphics - Municipal Art Gallery "Alle Antiche Mura" of Monfalcone. The first personal exhibition dates back to 1980, set up in the Municipal Art Gallery "Alle Antiche Mura" Monfalcone. In 1983 he participated in the important national exhibition "Artists at 'Italcantieri", an initiative that leads to Monfalcone (Gallery "Alle Antiche Mura") works by Vedova, Pizzinato, Gianquinto, Luigi Nono, Santomaso and many other masters of the '900. In 1984 he exhibited at the Barbacan Centre in Trieste on the occasion of the IV Regional Drawing Exhibition.
In 1987 he attended the International Fair of Contemporary Art in Bari. He painted a frame of the "Wall of Time" at Piedimonte del Calvario (Gorizia) along the boundary wall of the former cotton mill. From 1992 to 2011 he set up many personal exhibitions: at the Enoteca Regionale "La serenissima" in Gradisca d'Isonzo and at the Galleria "Toscani"; at the Caffè degli Specchi, in Piazza Unità in Trieste; at the Galleria Comunale d'Arte "Alle antiche mura" in Monfalcone; at the multimedia exhibition space in Staranzano; at the Circolo Culturale "Jezero" Galleria Modra's in Doberdò del Lago; at the terrace room of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Airport in Ronchi dei Legionari; at the "Bar Rullo Internet C@fé" in Cormons; at the "Wine Café" in Gorizia and at the Loggia della Gran Guardia in the square in Palmanova. In 2010 he participated in the exhibition "La Bisiacaria" in San Marco", at the Palazzo delle Prigioni in Venice.