John Parlato was born in Vico Equense on the Sorrento Peninsula on 02/22/1957.
studied at the Art Institute of Sorrento and is perfected at the Academy of Fine Arts in Naples. His art moves away from the artistic avant-garde related to the sphere of the abstractism. He is dedicated to figurative painting with his unmistakable signature debut in 1978, the "International Art Gallery" of Vico Equense, getting a ten-year contract that will allow him to make known his paintings in their own land. At several solo exhibitions in the surrounding areas, follows the journey in 1996, which will mark the turning point in his way of making art. The artist went to Beirut to do a portrait of the Maronite Patriarch and the Lebanese ambassador in Rome.
During these years his portraits and his figures placed in environments of everyday life become the protagonists of exhibitions broader resonance at renowned galleries art, such as "Art and Art Gallery" of Torre Annunziata (1996), "La Scintilla" of Vico Equense (1996) and the "Centre d'Art Engema" Pagani (SA) in 1996. Between 1997 and 1999 he took part the "Art Expo" in Bari
At the same time, in 1998, he moved to Cadaques (Barcelona), where he exhibited with a personal "Sales of Exposicions casino." In 2000 he was one of the protagonists of the "Exhibition of Art" in Padua. In 2001 he returned to Cadaqués, finding much success among collectors, as to be revived in 2005 with an exhibition at the "Galeria de arte frvela" in Madrid. In 2007, the artist becomes the star of a solo show at the cultural center "Graziart" Bitonto.
Currently John Parlato lives in Vico Equense, where he worked tirelessly to rediscover himself and his art. Rosanna-Marrazzo