Stefania Orrù was born in Italy in 1976. Her first interest is in literature and poetry; during the years of university in Urbino and Verona she discovers painting as a means of expression, and it immediately assumes a central role in his life. In 1997 she moves in Umbria where she works with master Elvio Marchionni and where she approaches the Affresco and the painting of ancient icons. The years 2001- 2009 are rich in events, travel, meetings, exhibitions, culminating in a solo exhibition with the publication of a solo entitled “La pittura e la chiave dell’essere” (“Painting and the key of being”), edited by Alberto D’Atanasio, presented in Rome at the gallery “L’Indicatore”.
Among the major events in 2013 she is called in China, at Shanghai along with five Italian artists including Alexander Kokocinsky, Zhou Zhiwei, Giovanni Tommasi Ferroni, for the “Bridge of humaties” and the opening of the Museum of Contemporary Art of Zhujiajiao. In 2013, she participates at the exhibition “Arte in terapia” (“Art in Therapy”) for the “Festival dei Due Mondi” (“Festival of the Two Worlds”), Spoleto 56.
In 2014 she has a solo exhibition in Palazzo Medici Riccardi – Florence – organized by the Galleria Gagliardi of San Gimignano, edited by Alessandra Frosini, entitled “L’incanto dell’essere – Materia e/è Luce” (“The enchantment of beign – Material and/is Light”). In 2015 she has a solo exhibition “Prima Luce” curated by Stefano Gagliardi Galleria Gagliardi in collaboration with ArTodayEvents.
Her work can be seen in many personal exhibitions in Italy and abroad: Duomo di Prato Cathedral Museum Prato Italy, Museo Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Museum Rocca Paolina Pewrugia Italy, Shanghai China, Museum Civic Gallery of Contemporary Art Montevergini Italy, Museum Palazzo Trigona Siracusa Italy, 56°Festival dei 2 Mondi Spoleto, “Arte in terapia”, Chiesa di Sant’Agata Spoleto Italy, Museum of Humanities, Zhujiaojiao Shanghai China, Zürich Switzerland, Granville France, Waterford Ireland, Museo Cateriniano Arte Contemporanea, Rocca a Tentennano Castigliove d’Orcia Italy, Historic Castle Rocca Aldobrandesca Piancastagnaio Italy.
Many art critics have written about work, including: Laura Monaldi, Alessandra Frosini, Alberto d’Atanasio, Stefano Gagliardi, Zhiwei Zhou, Daniela Del Moro, Nazzareno Miele, Pino Purificato and others.