The artist :

Daniela Piegai

She was born in Parma the 11 of January 1943, from a tuscan family and she grown up between Bari and Florence.

Journalist with the old and glorious "Paese Sera", and ANSA correspondent. 

She cooperated with various newspapers, from "Lavoro" of Genova to "Rinascita", working together also with papers of Mondadori group. 

She draw for "Corriere dei Ragazzi"; she wrote comics for "L'Intrepido", "Il Monello", "Bliz",e "Albo T.V.".

She designed and gave classes for many universities, for "Istituto Superiore della Sanità" and, in Romania and Bulgaria, for the Environment Ministry.

She published a hundred stories and a dozen novels of science fiction and fantasy, published by Mondadori, l'Editrice Nord, la Tartaruga, Sperling e Kupfer.

She won two prizes Italy and one prize Europe; his writings were translated in France, Germany, Finlad and some countries of East Europe.

After many years in Italy and abroad, she opened a studio in Cortona and, for 6 years she has been dealing, almost entirely, with her first love, piantino:a language to which she has always focused on by autodidactic, acquiring a personality strongly original.