Francesco Maiolo was born in Nardo Pace (VV) on 22.12.1940, where he lived until 1957, he began to paint as a self-taught artist very young.
He exhibited the first time in 1966 at the gallery of Robert Philip in Paris, then at the gallery Viotti of Turino.

He made numerous solo exhibitions in Italy and abroad. He participated in major art fairs in Bologna, Firenze, Paduva and Geneva.

He is represented in numerous private collections in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Australia, USA, Japan and Canada.

Works by this great painter are exhibited permanently in museums and public institutions:

Reggio Emilia Museo Civico di Luzzara
Yougoslavie Musée d'Art Naïf di Zlatar e Trebnje
Paris Musée d'Art Naïf Max Fourny
Paris Musée Max Fourny Halle Saint Pierre
Vico Musée d'Art Naïf de LiIle de France
Auvers Sur Oise Musée d'Art Auvers sur-Oise, France
Arezzo Museo d'arte contemporanea Stia
Nardo di Pace Pinacoteca Comunale
Magon (Canada) Musée Yvon M.Daigle
Pinerolo Palazzo Vittone
Francesco Maiolo