Fiorella Scatena is a Make-up Artist, Italian Champion and World Champion of Bodypainting with Special Effects. Born in Pisa in 1984, she lives in Tuscany, but is known and requested in whole Italy and abroad.
She works as a make-up artist for numerous photographers and private clients, and she’s been hosted as bodypainter in prestigious clubs, fashion and TV shows, fairs and international shows.
Painting and make-up have always been her strongest passions; she made her first Bodypainting in 2006 and she immediately began to take part to various contests, obtaining two victories and three silver medals, qualifying as finalist at “Italian Bodypainting Festival” for three consecutive years, and winning the Audience Award at the “European Bodyart Contest” by Einat Dan.
Her biggest challenge was in 2008 the World Bodypainting Festival, Austria, the most important event: she won against the greatest artists of the world.
Just 23 years old, Fiorella Scatena, has became World Champion, bringing for the first time the italian flag to the highest level in Special Effects category. During the same year, she’s become Italian Champion winning the title of “Golden Painter” at Italian Bodypainting Festival.
Fiorella also offered her art for charity and social purposes, such as the animal rights campaign “Against fur!” for the PeTA Europe Association in 2008, and the show “Insieme per l’Abruzzo” as a help to the 2009 earthquake victims.
Since 2009, Fiorella has called to be one of the judges of the “Italian Bodypainting Festival”; and since 2010 she has also became Artistic Director of the event, with other 2 artist of her “ColorSensation” team: Flavio Bosco and Elena Tagliapietra.
Famous newspapers and magazines online have published his Bodypainting works, underlining her success with positive reviews (Vogue, La Repubblica, ecc.), these artworks are appeared on national TV (Rai 2, Canale 5, Italia 1, La7, Fashion TV, ecc.) , where she also performed bodypaint, with the ColorSensation, for the famous talent show ‘Italia’s Got Talent‘.
In 2011, Fiorella takes part again in the “World Bodypainting Festival” with Elena Tagliapietra, in the “Special Effects” category, obtaining the 3rd place, bringing once again the italian flag on the podium.
She was also selected by Alex Barendregt (World Bodypainting Festival organizer) at important two evening event in Paris for “Make-up Forever” brand, as specialist in bodypainting with Special FX, with her Team, performing also airbrush and fluo bodypaintings.
In the “World Bodypainting Festival 2012”, she qualifies at 2nd place in the preliminaries of the “Special Effects” category with her “ALIEN & GIGER Tribute”, and during the final she got a hard-fought 4th place, with a score only three points lesser than the 3rd qualified.
Fiorella has been selected among the 30 Artists featured on the new World Champions book ‘Champion at Heart’ by Karala B Wallace.
This book produced by the World Body Painting Association, is a charity project whose proceeds will go to help the fight for life of the great Champion Brian David Wolfe.
At World BodyPainting Festival 2013, she wins the SHOW AWARD with “Carnivora” performance for the ‘Planet Food’ theme, 3rd place during preselection of SFX category.