B e l l a   V i t a

Community Fresco Project

in Honor of Troy’s Historic Little Italy

Create a Fresco – Help Revitalize a Great Neighborhood!


  • Submit your entry today – 30 artists will be chosen through Juried Selection
  • Selected artists will be trained in classic Boun fresco painting techniques
  • Original depictions of Italian scenery and local history will be displayed on building exteriors and in area shops and eateries – Summer 2012
  • Prizes will be awarded based on votes by the community and a Panel of Judges
  • Grand Prize winner will receive a trip to Italy for two!
  • Select frescoes will be available by auction this fall


Call for Entries (Click Here) – Artists apply online or by mail by April 15, 2012

Artist Facts – Click here for important information for artists.

Become a Sponsor - Have a fresco painted for your home or business!     

          – Donations of any size are welcome

Click here for inspirational pictures of Italy and Troy Little Italy
Bella Vita is a community project originated by DIY Restore It, in conjunction with Troy’s Little Italy Neighborhood Association and Troy’s Italian Community Center.

Click here for images of our frescoes!

To leave a message, call (518)470-7369.