Luciano Astolfi, born in 1960, lives and works in Roseto degli Abruzzi. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in L’Aquila under the direction of Gino Marotta, he participated with stage creation and acting in the theatrical show by Fabio Mauri “Gran Serata Futuristica”, represented in the Teatro Nuovo in Milan, Olimpico in Rome, Comunale L’Aquila. He participated in the film “Una città per la musica” by Bruno Vesta and M. Warren and in 1985 he directed the performance “Immagine e suoni in una sera d’estate” in the park of the Villa Comunale di Roseto. He was a finalist in the Lubian Prize chaired by Renato Guttuso and in 1979 he won the first prize for graphics at the G. D’ Annunzio prize. He is the author of the sculpture “La Rosa d’Oro”, which is assigned to personalities of sport, entertainment and culture in his city. He is present at the art fairs of Viterbo, Forlì, Reggio Emilia, Padua. He has exhibited in various museums including: Ugo Guidi and Gilardi Museum in Forte dei Marmi, Michetti in Francavilla al Mare, Barbella in Chieti, Palazzo Bastogi in Florence and at the Castello Estense in Ferrara, at the Fortezza of Civitella del Tronto, at the Colonna Museum and at the Aurum in Pescara, the Paris Montecarlo Hotel, the Zisa cultural sites in Palermo, the Palazzo Bramante in Rome and Gallery Simone Bratislava. Since 2011 he has been present at the Premio Sulmona.