Silent and mysterious, draped in an unapproachable silence and beauty, each of Luca Bortolato’s image seems to tell a story.

A story that can’t be read accurately nor clearly defined.

The women shown in the pictures appear vulnerable and strong at the same time, yet are still shy and withdrawn, without hiding themselves completely. Dreamy, fairytale like and gentle, Bortolato designs his images in an almost minimalistic way.

Some seem to tell of a long journey, others wrap the viewer in a moment of silence in which everything else around him fades into the background.

Luca Bortolato has been fascinated by the power of certain pictures from an early age on.

He says that a small part of him lives in and through every one of his pictures.



  • May 2017 – San Benedetto del Tronto (AP) (“Openhouse17” by Solidea Ruggiero)
  • February 2017 – Padova (“Mericans” solo exhibition)
  • September 2016 – Vicenza (“It’s Market Time” by No Title Gallery)
  • July 2016 – Milan (“About me” series + workshop at Phifest Festival)
  • March 2016 – Padua (“Imagination”)
  • October 2015 – Vicenza (project “3 | 1 | 3”)
  • June 2015 – Venice (“About new ideas” by No Title Gallery)
  • October 2014 – London (project in collaboration with “If You Leave magazine”)
  • July 2014 – Ancona (collective “Inquadra”)
  • April 2014 – Padua (“Identità Altre” series at the Lambda Gallery)
  • September 2013 – Treviso (“Just in Time” by No Title Gallery)
  • May 2013 – Turin (exhibition at the Salone Internazionale del Libro)
  • September 2012 – Treviso (“Impressioni|Rivelazioni” – Spazio Pelodrilli)
  • March 2012 – Milan (collective “Donne e Muse” at Chie ArtGallery)
  • October 2011 – Rome (collective “Ma…Donne”)
  • March 2011 – Berlin (exhibition at “Plus Berlin Hotel” gallery)