Maria Chiara Castelli

Since 1997 Maria Chiara Castelli, graduated with honours in set design from the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome, she began her career by passing a selection Rai for assistant set designers. After a series of collaborations with some set designers she joined the Castelli studio where she still works today. Since 2010, the transition from assistant to set designer, among customers: Rai uno, Mediaset, Sky, Tv2000, Arcobaleno tre, Stand by me. During her career as a set designer, she developed the didactic activity she had in the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome since 2000 and is still active today (first as a teacher of stage design, then as a teacher of TV set design); she collaborated with other institutes such as the Academy of Costume and Fashion and IL CSC (experimental centre of cinematography). In addition to the interest in TV scenography, there is always a strong relationship with painting and drawing, especially in the creation of her portraits. In recent years there have been collaborations in teams for the realization of projects both TV and private as the restyling of the restaurant “Il Lanificio”with the colleague Alessia Petrangeli. The team with which she collaborates is made up of set designers and designers, coordinator of the group: Manuel Bellucci.