BIOGRAPHY

 Santina Semadar Panetta is a Canadian artist, that  grew up exploring the classical Art philosophy.

She graduated with distinction in journalism 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.

She is recognized and remains in Art History as the creator of the Neo-Pointillism. In 2018 Santina was honoured

by the “Comitato Scientifico", Art Critics and Historians, with the first volume of

“Enciclopedia delle Arte, from Rinascimento to Neo-Pointillism”, in Florence Italy.

The publication can be found in 1000 Museums worldwide. 

Participated in several international juried and Solo exhibits in prestigious avenues and museums:

Maison Alcan in Montreal,  Agora Gallery, Architectural Digest, Artifact New York,  LA Art Show at the Convention Center,

Los Angeles, Art Fusion Galleries and Art Basel Red Dot Miami, at the Grand Palais, at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris,

Auditorium Ranieri III in Montecarlo,  Monaco Yacht Show , 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, Castello Dell Ovo in Naples Italy, and many more exhibits in Europe and in the United States.

The only Canadian artist selected to represented Canada at the Biennale di  Palermo,  Biennale di Mantova at the

Museo Gonzaga , at the Biennale of the Nations in Venice at Palazzo dei Dogi.

Her written publications are consulted for research and studies at the American Jewish Archives in Cincinnati Ohio, 

and at the National Gallery Library of Canada in Ottawa.

Santina was honoured by the Canadian Government with an official presentation to the

Honourable  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and to all the Honourable Ministers and Members of the House of Commons

at the Parliament in Ottawa. She was awarded the "Exceptional Citizen Medal” and several congratulation letters

from the Honourable Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and the Honourable Minister of Canadian Heritage Melanie Jolie, 

 for her role as Art Ambassador representing Canada, and for  promoting the incredible work of artists

both past and present. 

Santina supports the St Jude Children’s Research Hospital by donating art works for auctions.

The painting "Enflammer" was sold at the Live & Silent Auction of The Warburton

Celebrity Golf Tournament,  Palm Desert California, March 2019.

Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, In April 20th 2021,  the painting “Solitude 2021"

was auctioned on line at the Warburton Virtual Concert,and painting "Interlude d’Automne”

was auctioned by the LA ART SHOW July 29, 2021.

Santina's Paintings, are in many  movies," Step Up Revolution 2012” USA ( 80.000 0000 views worldwide ),

“Rocklo" (Quebec) , "Banc Public" ( Quebec) and in several documentaries  in Canada, in USA and in Europe,

 and were featured in more 600 magazines and  Art reference books and publications in several languages. 

International Critics and Art Historians ( Sam Aberg, Vittorio Sgarbi, Paolo Levi, Jose Van Dali, Salvatore Russo,

Paolo Levi, Byron Coleman, Melissa Biron, Patrick Lachaud, Dominique Lachapelle and many others) 

Acclaim and honoured Santina with several Art Achievements, Awards, Trophies and Recognition Certificates :

The “Trophée  Reveleteur de Talents Louvre Paris 2016”, Art Ambassador. 

Grand Prix Louvre 2016 “Il Grande Maestro Prize 2016 and 2017”, the " Leonardo Da Vinci

International  Universal Artist Prize 2016" and the "Recognition of Honour Leonardo Da Vinci Prize 2018",

Quality Jury Award at the Biennale of the Nations Venice 2018, just to name a few.

First prize awarded by the critics at the biennale of “MeART Paradisiac Reality"

First prize Awarded by the PUBLIC

Art Ambassador Award 

«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

Since 2010 Santina is part of the Canadian Heritage and of the American Heritage abroad since 2011.

Member of Gemlucart, Monte-Carlo Monaco.

SdAi Société des Artistes Independants Paris 

Bridgeman Studio Artist London UK (copywriter and publishing)

Her Art works are part of prestigious private and in museums collections worldwide.