Born in Verona, Gianfranco Gentile is culturally formed in the Florence of the '70s where he graduated in Architecture. Musician and performer in the experimental and avant-garde area of those years, composer and performer of rock songs, he has experience as a set designer, graphic designer and designer of furnishing objects. At the end of the 90s he entered the world of official art with pictorial works in which he mainly used pastels and mixed techniques. His works in soft pastels on recycled packaging boxes on industrial archeology, large cardboard installations inspired by environmental issues and recent work related to the phenomenon of migrants are very timely. Numerous personal and collective exhibitions in Italy, in important European cities and in recent years also in China and Brasil.