Roma was born in Tezze di Piave, Italy (TV). After Liceo Artistico,
she attended the Academy of Beaux Arts in Venice. From the first
phase, clearly influenced by Saetti, where drawing and colors weave
in a texture limited by formal restrictions, her brush opens, explores
new forms of expression: the artist's vitality fuses with her high,
technical skill. Poetry, elegy is the reading key to her work in
the last decades. The poetic aspect is transferred in her representation
of nature, in the force- symbol of color.
She belonged to the Venetian
group of painters in the 1950-70's: Carena, Guidi, Santomaso, Sassu,
Vedova. Still a student at the Academy, she was the only woman artist
whose works were accepted at the Biennial Exhibition of Modern Art
in Venice. In 1961, again, the only woman artist, among the 13 Italian
painters, invited to the International Biennial of Art In San Paulo,
Gina Roma at Work
a period of 60 years, her works have been exhibited all over Italy
and Europe, South America, Canada and United States ( New York).
US collections in New York and Washington count some of her finest
Vital, passionate, she keeps
painting and daring: at the age of 77 she frescoed the church in
Catena di Villorba (TV).