Domenico Sambito was born in 1964 in Agrigento, “the City of the Temples”, the native land of Empedocle, Pindaro, Pirandello.
Sambito attended the Istituto Statale D’Arte (Secondary School of Art) in Sciacca: a town famous for the art of ceramic. From 1983 to 1987 he attended the school of the expressionist painter Silvio Loffredo and the engraver Manfredi at the Accademia di Belle Arti (University of Arts) in Florence where he graduated with a final vote of 110/110.
Currently, Sambito lives and works between Florence and Agrigento where he teaches the subjects of “Artistic Anatomy” and “Figurative Drawing”; moreover, he is an university lecturer of “Painting Techniques” and “Engraving Techniques” at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Agrigento.
Galleria San Carlo - Milan 1985
Galleria dell’Accademia di Belle Arti - Florence 1986
Galleria AAB - Brescia 1986
Galleria Centro D’Arte - Gallarate 1987
Centro Pier Paolo Pasolini - Agrigento 1987
Mostra Collettiva - San Biagio Platani 1988
Mediterranea Exhibition – Agrigento 1999 and 2008
Centro Studi Eraclito – Agrigento 2000-2003
Esposizione Permanente Florence Art Collection – Agrigento 2000-present
The Ardean Gallery – London 2004
Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Centre – Abu Dhabi 2004 and 2005
Mostra su Strada – Catania 2005
Mostra Internazionale d’Arte Contemporanea “Agrigento Arte” 2006-2007
Some of his works are part of private collections in Rome (Carmine Benincasa) India, Abu Dhabi, Florence ect.