Gianfranco  Missiaja was born in  Venice,
where he still lives and works.
He got his  degree in Architecture after having specialized in stage design at the Venice Fine Arts Academy.He taught design for 21 years  at several  art institutes: Rome, Trento,Civitavecchia and Venice.  Hes Member of the Artist Architects International Association. He  has  received praise and prizes from numerous International Juries.