Born in Taranto in 1972 from Antonio and Lucia Troilo. Lives and works in Milan.
He studied Architecture and ModernLiteratureat the Florence University, then in Rome at the EuropeanInstitute of Design.
From 1997 till 2009 he worked for severalinternational advertising agencies, suchasSaatchi&Saatchi and Arnold Worldwide, as Art Director first, thenas Creative Director.
He won the mostprestigiousinternational awards in the industry, and in 2007 he wasnominated best Italian creative together with Alessandro Sabini.
Monsieur Jacques Seguela (the greatest advertising-man ever) saidabouttroilo: “I love thisguy. He knowsthatmoneyhas no ideas. Onlyideasmakemoney”.
Self-taughtartist. He starteddrawing by pencilat the age of 4, and neverstoppedsince. In April 2005 he startedhis career asprofessionalartist, and as a result of this long, unconscious stage of preparationtowards a future change, he thenstarts painting with hisfingers.
Nowweseehimdippinghisfingertipsintojars of acrylic, black and ivory, and spreading color, definitelyabandoning the “tools of the art”.
In 2011 he wasselected for the 54th Biennale di Venezia.
His work hasbeenexhibited in San Francisco, Miami, Istanbul, Paris, Madrid, Milan, Rome, Florence, Berlin, Basel, Singapore and Tel Aviv.
On April 21st 2010, in the city of Palermo (Sicily), together with Brio, theybecome the proudparents of Antonio.