Grew up in brazil whit a cultural old fashion Italian background, moved to New York at 20, left to Italy at the age of 23 to study photography and been going back and forth Italy - US - Brazil ever since.
Worked for a Italian production company called A.L.PRODUZIONE as a P.A.
Traveling the world Antonio became a former model for Emporio Armani Campaign, Versani (N.Y) Campaign, Versace runway (Milan), Show Rooms, magazine editorials, music videos (main roles on Unfaithfull music video by Rihanna), role on Jennifer Lopes music video…, tv commercials, represented and sponsored by FORD Models (N.Y.), Joy Elite Models (Milan), Flash (Milan) and Identities Model Management (N.Y, where later became a Casting-Director together w/ his booker for the woman and man division on Open Calls.).
Through Antonio modeling experience he has developed a broad range of knowledge concerning the dualistic nature of being on both sides of the camera.
As a photographer and retouch professional he has completed assignments in Fashion, Beauty, Still life and Commercial Photography, with representation in N.Y.C, 2004-2013. He has worked professionally with all stages of production.
“ CRAZY, CRAZY for my job, I get to decide when and which part of the PLANET I want to shoot next“
Always in love w/ beauty, fashion, studio, lighting he has been photographing and working w/ mad people for years now. And this relation-ship is the key element that leads to a collaboration of an outstanding production.