Vincenzo Auciello was born in Marano in 1956. Today he lives and works in Calvizzano, not far from his birth place, on the outskirts of Naples. He is a self-taught artist for he approached oil painting and sketch drawing at a very young age. He soon started to exhibit his artworks in local art galleries, where he attained immediate attention and was rewarded with enthusiastic reviews by art critics. He now feels thankful to the people who encouraged him in this career and offered their advice through the years. He is a mature and talented artist who keeps on painting with joy.