Pino Daeni(1939 – 2010) – Italian artist, his art and canvases elicit feelings of warmth, nostalgia, love and family. His paintings are often set on vibrantly sunny beaches on the Mediterranean where he grew up. Pinois noted for his exceptional ability to capture the movements and expressions of his subjects – a talent which has brought his artwork a worldwide following and private commissions to do portraits. Trained in Italy at the Art institute of Bari, and later at Milan’s Academy of Brera, Pino perfected his skills painting female and figure studies heavily influenced by the Pre-Raphaelites and Macchiaioli. After establishing himself as a successful artist in his native land, Pino immigrated to the United States, seeking more artistic freedom and opportunity.