Consuelo Rodriguez, painter, sculptor, poet, art therapist, invited as a painting teacher at the International Academy of Art Kolbermoor (Germany), and former teacher at the Tiepolo Academy of Fine Arts in Udine, was born in Trieste in 1962.


She trained at the Scuola Libera di Figura with Nino Perizi in Trieste, attended the School of Visual Art in New York,

the Art Academy in Salzburg with the Viennese shareholder Hermann Nitsch, with the Spanish hyperrealist Isabel Quintanilla, the Art Academy in Kolbermoor with Marcus Lüpertz main representative of the New German Expressionism, the Art Academy in Kolbermoor with the Zhou Brothers of Chicago working on large formats.

She also trained with Gerard Almbauer using the material technique, with profs. Gleich and with prof. Harald Gangl of Vienna at the Bad Reichenhall Academy in Germany; he studied sculpture in Carrara with profs. Boutros and Lutfi Romheim.

He has exhibited in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Italy and abroad including New York, Chicago, Miami, Shanghai, Berlin, London, Paris, Salzburg, Istanbul. His works are present in public and private collections in Italy, Croatia, Austria, Spain, France, Germany.

He has received awards both for his painting and for his poetic anthologies which have also been translated and published in English, Slovenian, Albanian and Romanian. Her poetry collections were present at the Turin Book Fair and in the book section of Art Basel 2020. Winner for the published poetry collection section of the 2022 International "Literature" Prize at the Italian Cultural Institute in Naples.

He won a scholarship at the “Zhou Brothers Art Center” in Chicago and one at the Badreichenhall Art Academy, Germany.