Biography

Fabio Zonta was born in Bassano del Grappa in 1958. In 1977 he moved to Milan where he worked at Alfredo Pratelli’s Publifoto; within the renowned agency he assisted Alfa Castaldi and Chistopher Broadbent. From 1979 to 1982 Fabio Zonta was assistant to Davide Mosconi with whom he established a strong collaboration, which ended in 2002 when his mentor and friend died.
Simultaneously, since 1980 he has collaborated with several design and architecture magazines and his photographs have been regularly published by Abitare, Domus, Gran-Bazaar, Ottagono, Modo and Interni. Fabio Zonta has been staff photographer for important architecture firms, such as Cini Boeri, Matteo Thun, Sottsass-Associati, Antonio Zanuso, and Venini glassware in Venezia until 1986. He has photographd the work of Renata Bonfanti, Laura Diaz de Santillana, Philip Tsiaras, Lee Babel, Stefania Lucchetta, Candido Fior, Alessandro Diaz de Santillana, Antonio Riello for catalogues and exhibitions.
Since his first solo exhibition in 2003 he has been focusing mainly on the Natura Morta theme; he has had exhibitions at AIPAD New York, Paris Photo, Art Miami, Ginevra, London, Roma, Firenze, Lucca, Milano, Torino and Genova.
He has released several publications and his work is part of significant collections both in Italy and abroad. He works and lives between Bassano del Grappa and Milan.