Luiz Amorim

Luiz Amorim’s career has been continuously inspired by his sensitive eye to nature’s shapes and textures, and his desire to transform materials with his hands.

Originally form Curitiba, Brazil, Luiz began his studies at the Federal Center of Technological Studies in 1979. While there, he majored in Mechanics with a focus on technical drawing and projects. In 1985, he attended the State School of Music and Fine Arts where he studied Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture. For ten years, Luiz worked as a professional artist.

He began his instrument making career in 1995 making lyres and kanteles. By this time, Luiz was learning how to play both the violin and cello. In 1998, he began learning how to make instruments from the violin family. In 2001, Luiz established his own workshop where he and his team developed restoration and violin making work that is referenced all over the world. In 2018, Luiz and his partners opened the new headquarters of his workshop in Cremona.