Tommaso GeraciTommaso Geraci, sculptor, born 1931 on the Italian island of Sicily.
He currently lives and works in the Sicilian town of Cefal¨.
Geraci was awarded the Italian national honour of Cavaliere dell'Ordine della stella della SolidarietÓ Italiana (Knight of the Order of the Star of Italian Solidarity) in 1974.
Since graduating, Geraci has become well known for his sculpture, working mainly in bronze. Many of his works are symbolic, drawing on the lessons of mythology, promoting humanity, and frequently take the form of circular plaques of medallions, small and large.
Works include the 1.9m (6 foot) diameter bronze plaque at Palermo International Airport in memory of anti-mafia judges Giovanni Falcone and Paolo Borsellino, and a 9m high statue of Saint Pio of Pietrelcina at Poggio Maria, Cefal¨.