Giovanni Fava was born in 1981 in south of Italy, in a small city near Reggio Calabria, Polistena . He is graduated in accounting and since 1999 he started an apprenticeship at Cesare Berlingeri’s art studio, becoming his assistant soon after. In 2001 he enrolled in the Fine Arts Academy of Reggio Calabria, where attended the BA program in Painting and Visual Art . Since 2007 he has participated in several personal and collective exhibitions. In 2014 he started a collaboration with the Art Gallery Ellebi (Cosenza, Italy), taking part in several cultural events, holding a personal exhibition (Declinazioni” A. Marrocco – Giovanni Fava. Curated by Antonio d’Avossa), participating in several collective exhibitions ( I’m on fire, Dialoghi d’Arte) and presenting his work at national and international art fairs (Artefiera Bologna, 2016 – Yia Art Fair).
In 2018, in collaboration with the Five Gallery of Lugano (Switzerland), he took part in the third edition of Work On Paper Art Fair (WOPART). He currently works and lives in Bologna.