Founder and Director
Attilio is the founding member of Art-Rite Auction House, of which he is the Sole Director.
Grown up professionally at Finarte Auction House in the 80s and 90s, he took on the role of CFO of the company, then listed on the Milan Stock Exchange. More recently, he promoted Finarte's rebirth in 2015, an operation that involved him both as an investor and as a manager with the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Entrepreneurial activity goes along with operating in the not for profit field.
Head of Department
Over the years Federico worked as a gallery owner and Art Advisor for private clients and professional art market operators, assisting insurance companies, banking institutions and important private collectors. In the past two years, he worked with Finarte as a consultant, managing his own client portfolio.
Federico also curated and produced contemporary art solo and group exhibitions and shows. He participated as an exhibitor at national and international fairs such as Art Cologne, London Art, Artefieria Bologna, Miart Milano, Artissima Torino. He is currently in charge of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art and is a partner of Art-Rite.
Chiara holds a master’s degree in contemporary art history followed by a post graduate course at the Sotheby's Institute in London. She collaborated with international fairs and private galleries cataloguing, organizing and promoting exhibitions. She joined Art-Rite Auction House as specialist of the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art.
With an education in art history focused on the economic aspect of the art market and previous experiences in other Italian auction houses, at Art-Rite Valentina holds the role of assistant in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art.
Fabio joined Art-Rite Auction House’s team as Modern and Contemporary Art Department and Comic Art Department assistant. Thanks to a master’s degree in economics and museum management and a strong interest in the art market, he previously collaborated in organizing contemporary art exhibitions. He also manages social media accounts of the Auction House.
Head of Department
Maria Cristina (Oletta) Citterio has always been involved in the world of jewelry. She worked closely with important jewelers, offering unique pieces created in the goldsmith’s workshop ruled by her family, based in Valenza Po and Milan, and then working as co owner of “SpigaOro Gioielli”, a jewelry boutique based in the heart of the “Quadrilatero d’Oro” of Milan.
Maria Cristina joined Art-Rite as the Head of the jewelry Department, offering jewels and valuables with one purpose in mind: the complete costumer satisfaction.
Head of Department
Federico, who grew up under the careful guidance of his grandfather Gian Marco, founder - in 1959 - of the Finarte auction house, embarked on his career that led him to be a collector and a deep connoisseur of the world of comics and the emerging market of original drawings of comics artists. Art-Rite Auction House has chosen to rely on Federico's experience for the role of head of the Comics Department.
Photographer and graphic designer
Damiano is specialized in Photography of Cultural Heritage at the Istituto Superiore per le Industrie Artistiche (ISIA) in Urbino. Professionally, he deepens the relationship with light working as a photo assistant on numerous sets, from fashion to still life. Within Art-Rite Auction House he photographs, reproduces and digitalizes works of art; while, as a graphic designer, he curates the design of auction catalogues and all other aspects related to communicating with images.
At Art-Rite Auction House, Gaia takes care for costumer services, administration and office management.