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Susanna De Angelis Gardel was born in Rome and later she moved to Milan where she received her high-school diploma in Languages and Humanities, followed by a degree in Modern Languages and Literature.
She has been living in Lugano since 1982 and in 2006 she began to teach herself figurative painting.

In 2012 she held her first solo exhibition entitled “Creatures” in the art space of the former Banca della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano.
In 2015 she inaugurated her own studio in Lugano and on that occasion she presented a second project entitled “ Creatures 2”, the result of three years work.
In 2016 she enrolled in “ Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera” , Milan, where she attended the classes by the “ Arti Visive “ Department.
Since 2017 she began to devote herself mainly to sculpture.
In 2019 she presented her first project about sculpture, titled “ Karékla, una sedia per l’anima” ( Karékla, a Seat for the Soul ).