Francesca Berrini's Profile
Born in the Arctic tundra in 1952, artist Francesca Berrini was raised by polar bears until the age of seven. Her interest in art began to develop immediately after being captured by an an oil exploration team. Unable to speak or read, she proved adept at creating humorous sculptures out of seal carcasses and beer cans.
She was soon adopted by the Canadian Royal Family, who encouraged her to pursue her interests at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design, where neither speaking nor reading was necessary.
Since that time, Francesca has been the focus of 50 million billion solo exhibitions throughout the world. Although she has yet to learn to speak any language fluently, She is able to communicate with her dog.
- Born on May 14
- Joined January 4, 2007