Raffaele Darra was born in Volta Mantovana in 1973. After attending Institute of Art and Design in Guidizzolo, in 1992 he enroled the painting department at Academy of Arts in Verona, where he took a diploma in 1997. His work has always dealt not only with sculpture and painting, but also with the realization of design products; for this reason he likes describing himself as an artisan artist who creates artistic design objects. He took part in different exhibitions in museums and art galleries both in Italy and abroad. At present he works in Cavriana.