Evento Wellmade
BIO

Maria Pilar Lebole is a journalist and director of the Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte at the CR Firenze Foundation, where she carries out institutional activities as well.
Since 2000 she has been devoting her career to the valorization of arts and crafts and has been coordinating the initiatives of OmA, a project originated by an assotiation of Italian bank foundations.
She is the author of “Brief history of the arts and crafts. The Florentine tradition” and she published several tourist guides dedicated to the metiers d’art.
OmA’s main objectives and activities include education for schools and families, training for students, lectures and conferences, publications, exhibitions, coordination with European projects, research and innovation in the fields of craftsmanship and design and the issue of quality trademarks for excellent workshops.