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Livia Papini

January 1, 2019

1971 – Firenze, Italy

Signora Livia Papini was born in Budapest, Hungary. She studied in Budapest with sculptor E. Telcs’, in London with Professor Whiting of the Royal Academy and the Heatherely School of Art, at the Royal Academy, in Rome with sculptor Arturo Dazzi and with Professor Roberto Papini, of the University of Florence – whom she married. She held a fellowship for three years with the Hungarian Academy of Rome. Livia Papini’s works were exhibited in the Royal Academy in London and at international exhibitions in Paris, Copenhagen, Budapest, Madrid, Washington, Venice, Rio de Janiero, Milan and Florence. Her works are located throughout the world in museums, including Rome, Madrid, Budapest, Tucson and Florence and in many private collections. Livia Papini was Northwood University’s first artist in residence, teaching and lecturing on the Michigan campus and surrounding communities. Her influence on the development of early arts programming and her impact on the Midland community are legendary. (Deceased 1976)