Santina Semadar Panetta is a Canadian artist, that grew up exploring the classical Art philosophy.
She graduated with distinction in journalism at Concordia University in Montreal, and then pursued her passion for the ARTS.
After graduating from Academie Arts & Beaux Arts with Honours and Great Particular Distinction in 2006, Santina has transcended as an International Award accredited Artist.
Participated in several international juried and Solo exhibits in prestigiuos avenues and museums:Maison Alcan in Montreal, Agora Gallery, Architectural Digest, Artifact New York, LA Art Show at the Convention Center, Art Fusion Galleries and and Art Basel Red Dot Miami, at the Grand Palais, at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, Auditorium Ranieri III in Monaco, Complesso Museale Sala Del Bramante Rome, Palazzo Uffizzi Florence, Solo exhibit with 22 large paintings at Museo Monreale Palermo, inauguration by the great Critic Vittorio Sgarbi, MEAM Barcellona.
The only Canadian artist selected to represented Canada at the Biennale di Palermo, Biennale di Mantova at the Museo Gonzaga and at the Biennale of the Nations in Venice at Palazzo dei Dogi.
Santina works are part of prestigious private and museums collections world wide.
She is recognized and remains in art history as the creator of the Neo-Pontillism, and was dedicated the first volume of "Enciclopedia delle Arte, From Rinascimento to Neo-Pointillism", a publication that can be found in 1000 Museums world wide.
Look no further than the rise of the "Post Internet Art", Television and Fashion Industry to understand the growing influence of Panetta's Neo-Pointillism works. But the timeless appeal of her paintings cannot be experienced or reproduced, no photographic image, digital or otherwise can deliver the experience of viewing an original
painting. Her CONTEMPORARY PAINTINGS ARE TIMELESS TO IT'S CORE, IT IS FOR OUR TIMES AND FOR
On June 13 2018 received a personal letter from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, congratulating her for work as an artist and also for promoting the incredible work of artists both past and present.
On June 13 2017 honored to official personal presentation at the Canadian Parliament to the Honorable M. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and other Honorable Ministers and Members of the House of Commons.
Santina was chosen the sole Canadian Artist featured at the Canada Pavilion at the Biennale de Mediterraneo 2017 , exhibiting 22 large paintings, Represented Canada at the Biennale di Mantova, and Biennale of the Nations in Venice
First Prize of the Biennale” MeArt Paradisiac Reality” by art critic Salvatore Russo.
First Place Award voted by the public
Art Ambassador Award
A special congratulation letter from the Prime Minister of Canada the Honorable Justin Trudeau,
and a special letter from the Minister of Heritage and Culture of Canada , the Honourable Mélanie Jolie.
She was honored by an official introduction to the Canadian Parliament in the presence of all Deputies and Ministers, including the Honorable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, on the 25th of Octobre 2016.
Santina art work "Enflammer" was sold at the Live & Silent Auction, of The Warburton Celebrity Golf Tournament, Benefiting the St Jude Children's Research Hospital, Palm Desert California on March 2nd 2019 .
Her Art works are featured in several movies," Step Up Revolution 2012" ( 80.000 0000 views worldwide ) and in several documentaries in Canada and in USA .
Santina paintings were feautred in more 600 magazines and Art reference books and publications. Her Creations and her Written Publications are consulted for research and studies at the American Jewish Archives and College in Cincinnati OHIO USA, and at the National Library of Canada in Ottawa.
International Critics and Art Historians acclaim and honoured her with several International Art Achievements Awards and Recogniton Certificates : The “Trophee Reveleteur de Talents Louvre Paris 2016”, Grand Prix Louvre 2016 “Il Grande Maestro Prize 2016 and 2017" and 2 times the " Leonardo Da Vinci International Universal Artist Prize 2016" and the Recognition of Honor "Leonardo Da Vinci Prize 2018", Quality Jury Award at the Biennale of the Nations Venice 2018, just to name a few.
«Santina is a scholar and a unique creator that manages to elaborate a visible language that positions her as a focal point of research destined to remain in history. Art becomes the expression of the real, and Santina her new queen » Dott. Salavatore Russo
Member of Gemlucart, Monte-Carlo Monaco.
SdAi Société des Artistes Independants Paris