Stefano Brunello (b. 1967, Ferrara, Italy), was influenced by his father who was an esteemed wood restorer. Brunello began to use materials like wood, rock wool panels, and polystyrene, and continued to perfect and experiment with different materials throughout his career. He had his first exhibition in 1999 at the Ars et Labor gallery in Forli and Asiago in a collaboration that last until 2005. Since 2007 he exhibited at Claudio Bassi's IDEA Gallery, where he was approached by Poleschi Gallery and Lattuada Studio. Since 2011, he started taking part of the Rigorismo group show and has continued to exhibit in different fairs like the Affordable Art Fair, Art Verona, galleries and institutions. He lives and works in Ferrara.