Ferdinando Lembo (Ou An)

Author works

If I were fire

If I were fire

Paper, silk, turkish quillis, metal nibs, gold leave, gesso, controlled fire, 30.1х40.1 cm, 2014
I cannot write anymore

I cannot write anymore

Paper, silk, ink, flat brush, metal tips, gold leaf, watercolour crayons, 31.5х43.2 cm, 2014


Ferdinando Lembo (Ou An)

- Born july 29th , 1953 in Minori

- Licentiate with diploma at Liceo Classico Amalfi, 1972


- Faculty of Letters & Philosophy/ Linguistics and Foreign Languages, 1979

- Faculty of Letters & Philosophy/History of Arts and Aesthetics, 1982

Faculty of Letters & Philosophy/Latin Philology & Palæography, 1986

- Collaboration and articles in 4 university publications on ancient scripts and illumination (1978 > 1984)

- 25 personal and 12 collective painting/design exhibitions (1971 > 1993)

- Several collaborations and personal realizations for comics, fashion, theatre scenography

- 12 calligraphy exhibitions since 1995

Member of the London’s “Society of Scribes and Illuminators” since 2003,

- Taking part in the SSI’s LMD exhibition since 2004

GABBIANO–NOVA SCRIPTORIA calligraphic studio founded in 2007