Franz Canins is an artist and sculptor from Ortisei, Val Gardena. He’s attended the Ortisei School of art and he’s done an apprenticeship in various workshops. In 80’s he opened his own atelier. Graduated as master sculptor, he’s organized many exhibits: Fiè allo Sciliar, Merano, Tirolo, Bolzano, Venice, Verona and Parma. He’s taken part in various common exhibits, as Expo Wiki Arte Bologna 2013, Expo 2000 Hannover and Vail Colorado. His works are shown at Parco dell’Orecchiella (Garfagnana – Toscana) and at Centro Recupero Avifauna (Castel Tirolo).
In 2013 his research expanded into the world of 3D Printing and he went through the opportunities that the technology offers. From here on the collaboration with .exnovo started, creating a mix of art and technology and merging tradition and innovation.