The purpose of my visit to Brescia was to get to know the Palazzo Monti Residency program. Several of my friends have attended the program and enjoyed the level of work that was being made by the residents. Three of this summer’s artists happened to be from Brooklyn, so it almost felt like home! The residency provides a studio along with an apartment, and each artists mounts a show in the sumptuous gallery at the conclusion of their program:
It was also a wonderful city to with preserved ancient Roman ruins and several stunning chapels dating as far back as 954 BC.