Cristiana Angelini was born in Tuscany, Italy and entered the Scuola Di Belle Arti in Carrara in 1952. She travelled widely throughout Africa in the late 1950s before coming to England in 1963. She has exhibited extensively and her works are popular with many private collectors in England and abroad. Cristiana Angelini relates to those artists she sees as being quintessentially English, especially influential is the early work of Paul Nash. The magnetic power of her landscapes and cityscapes gained public recognition when she was awarded the first Prize for the London and South East Region of the Laing Landscape Painting Exhibition.