I love to create joy and beauty through my artistic work
born 1962 in Bressanone, Italy. Being creative was a measure of the inner well-being since her early childhood.
Make-up1984-1996 she worked as a trained Make-up Artist and as a special effects operator for theater, film and TV and lived in Rome, Munich, Madrid.
Here are some of her most exciting productions where she took part in.
The Neverending StoryPart II in Munich 1989. In addition, she has renovated the bat from the first Part, for the Bavaria Filmtour
The Young Indiana JonesThe Young Indiana Jones Chronicles by George Lucas, 1991 Barcelona / Almeria, Spain.
Fabrica de los SueñosSpecial effects major projects with Colin Arthur in the “Fabrica de los sueños” Madrid, Spain.
The construction of a dragonfly with 9 m wingspan for the special exhibition of the Natural History Museum “Amada Tierra” in 1992, Spain.
Street Theater MadridThe construction of a smoke exhaling dragon for a street theater in Madrid, Spain.
The Atlantic Oceanin 1994 during her time in Spain for a creative break, she crossed the Atlantic Ocean as a member of a 8-men crew on the 32m sailing yacht “Esprit”.
They sailed from Palma de Mallorca to Fort Lauderdale in 24 days.
This was followed by a four-month stay in Florida, Bahamas and California.
Erna Valentini discovers her love and passion for working with Papermache, a wonderful material through wich she can express her creativity, artistic abilities and inventiveness.
1998 Munich she left the Film industry and founded her art studio Arte Valentini “Art to Experience – Dreams of Papermache“.
Since 2006 she leads the art studio in her hometown Bressanone.