ANDREA LIMAURO (b. Rome, Italy) is a visual artist and city planner, who holds a BA in Politics and Sociology from Essex University, UK, a Graduate Diploma in International Development from the University of Padua, Italy and a Masters Degree in Urban Planning and Policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In his recent artwork, Limauro explores issues of migration and migrant identity, nationalistic narratives, gun violence, Climate Change and other social topics. Limauro’s work has been exhibited throughout the Washington, DC area including at the IA&A Hillyer, Touchstone Gallery, the Annapolis Maritime Museum, and the Arlington Art Center. His paintings have been featured in the Washington Project for the Arts annual auctions (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019), online auctions on Paddle8, in art publications in the USA, UK, and Italy and have been reviewed by the Washington Post and the Washington City Paper. Limauro serves as a Board Member of the non-profit art advocacy Washington Project for the Arts which has been advocating for the arts and artists in the DC metropolitan region since 1975. Currently, Andrea resides in the Washington, DC metro area.