Mary Therese Burns -Wolfango de Francesco

Mary Therese Burns -Wolfango de Francesco

Translator,Researcher, CreativeTeam of Designers and Builders at The Minerva Apartment
Set Builder, Translator and Researcher

Roma, Italy

Member Since:
August 2018
Last online:
> 2 weeks ago
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About Mary

From Chicago, she forms a creative team with her husband, Wolfango De Francesco, an Italian designer, builder and retired professor. She has been based in Rome the last 35 years, working, volunteering and has had the fortune to have studied many disciplines for over 20 years in Rome and he is a member of the first graduating class of Florence’s ISIA, a famous industrial design school. Their top vacation rental, “The Minerva Apartment”, is available for stays on the three major vacation rental sites ) Besides completing vast renovations, they have created many objects and carried out projects together as samples of their abilities. She is a dual US /Italian citizen and can work on both continents, he is a EU national and also speaks English.Both she and her husband are available for projects as a team or individually for work in Rome, Italy and elsewhere and remote online work and they have a team of artisans and a workshop ready to handle projects rapidly. She offers Italian /English translation and adaptation.Looking forwards to hearing work proposals here and meeting and sharing ideas with many other creative people in the industry for mutual benefit in the field.

Unique traits: A. creative team, with deep cultural backgrounds, good listening, realization and management skills. She is a dual citizen, can work in both US and EU and remotely. She speaks and writes four languages professionally, is bilingual English and Italian and fluent in French and Spanish.and has Italian State Tour Managercertification and certification from an art conservation institute in Rome besides a degree in Rome in four languages and having nearly completed another degree in psychology in Italy.Vast cultural, artistic, linguistic, managerial abilities, good research skills, widely traveled, disciplined workers who go the extra mile and add a personal touch to all they do.



  • Applied Psychology -University of L’Aquila

  • Modern Languages and Literature -Translation of English, French, Spanish and Italian -La SapienzaUniversity, Rome

  • CAST-Tour Manager Course , State License

  • Captain beyond the12-mile limit course-Compagnia delle Indie

  • 1 Liceo Artistico Statale di Roma Via Ripetta (Architectural Lyceum)

  • Restoration Apprenticeships-Restaurart snc underRenato De Joannan, Galleria Akka

  • Art conservation Apprenticeship-Galleria Akka, under Maria Rita Carboni

  • Art conservation institute under Maestro Gianluigi Colalucci - Istituto Italiano per l’Arte, l’Artigianato e il Restauro

  • Art Conservation and antique sales apprenticeship under antiquarian Silvano Miceli

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