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The “Getsemani” project

The “Getsemani” project

“Thank you for the beauty that you add to our world.” A chance encounter in Rome, a visit to Los Angeles, and a beautiful day spent with new friends.  The Fong family was introduced to Enzo Aiello, and soon they embraced his vision for the Getsemani project.
“Understanding the artist’s inspiration and appreciating the excellence, the beauty [...]

ROMAN MOSAICS : A PAINTING FOR ETERNITY

ROMAN MOSAICS : A PAINTING FOR ETERNITY

A speech for
Institutes of Catholic Culture Studies & The University of St Thomas
Houston Texas USA

In 1990 I had the opportunity to apprentice at the Vatican’s mosaic studio where I learned roman, byzantine and the ‘micromosaic’ in smalti filati technque.Mosaics, which according to Vasari, should imitate painting, have been utilized since 1600 by the Vatican studio [...]

Mosaics at “San Lorenzo fuori le mura” Basilica in Rome

Mosaics at “San Lorenzo fuori le mura” Basilica in Rome

Yesterday i was at the Basilica of San Lorenzo fuori le mura,i took pictures of the wonderfull mosaics that cover the walls of the Pope Pio IX tomb.I have never seen these mosaics displayed in any art history books, so my pictures are absolutely unique.

Mosaic art conference in Houston at University of St. Thomas

Mosaic art conference in Houston at University of St. Thomas

The art of mosaics and the mosaic artist in the Roman,Byzantine and Vatican tradition

Where i grew up: The Vatican Studio of Mosaic

Where i grew up: The Vatican Studio of Mosaic

The Vatican Mosaic Studio opened in the 16th century. It checks and restores the ten thousand square meters of mosaic in Saint Peter’s Basilica. Precious mosaics issue continuously from its laboratory for private customers or for the Pope, who frequently makes gifts of them during official visits

Restoration of Mosaics in Situ

Restoration of Mosaics in Situ

The Mosaics in Situ project addresses a number of topics related to the conservation and management of ancient mosaic pavements in situ.

COLLABORATION WITH OTHER ARTISTS

COLLABORATION WITH OTHER ARTISTS

“Oculus” : Mosaic art project in the underground of New York subway , Chamber Street

Art from the hand of God

Art from the hand of God

Italian mosaic artist Enzo Aiello arrived to personally adhere his mosaic “Mater Ecclesiae” (“Mother of the Church”) creation to the structure of the new church SS. John and Paul in Franklin Park/Marshall Township

“Mater Ecclesiae” mosaic in Sewickley, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“Mater Ecclesiae” mosaic in Sewickley, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The phases of the construction of the Mater Ecclesiae, the mosaic that adorns the bell tower of the new Sewickley catholic church. Some of these pictures were taken in March, during a recent trip to Rome to meet with the artist, Enzo Aiello.

Antonio Salviati

Antonio Salviati

Italian glass manufacturer who helped reestablish Murano as a centre of Italian glassworking and was instrumental in stimulating European interest in brightly coloured, ornate pieces of Italian glass.

Custom Mosaics

Custom Mosaics

Enzo can create custom mosaics for residential and commercial settings, whether the location is exterior or interior. Examples include:
Tables
Floorscapes
Medallions
Wall murals
Vaults
Ceilings
Swimming pools
Mausoleums
Columbariums [what the hell are these?]
Garden features
Family crests and coats of arms

CURRICULUM VITAE

CURRICULUM VITAE

Mosaic art biography

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