Francesco Albano was born in Oppido Mamertina (RC) November 19, 1976, lives and works in ?stanbul, graduated from sculpture department of Accademia di Belle Arti di Carrara in 2000. In 2005 he won the National Prize of Arts-MIUR for sculpture. In 2008 he had his first solo exhibition "Everyday Bestiary" curated by Flavio Arensi and Stefano Castelli at the Castle of San Giorgio di Legnano(MI). Dovevaccadere-SALe (space art legnano). Same year Turkish director Cansin Sa?esen made a short movie inspired by his works. In September 2009, he had his 2nd solo exhibition "Five Easy Pieces" at Ex- Marmi Gallery in Pietrasanta.