Born in 1932 in Italy, Ulrico S. Montefiore admits to a strong Anglosaxon influence on his cultural development, having lived for many years in Great Britain and in the USA.

In England he was a lecturer at the City Literary Institute and the College of Arts and Crafts at Kingston-upon-Hull.  As a “visiting professor” under the aegis of the Association of American Colleges, he lectured, gave seminars and practical demonstrations in more than fifty universities throughout the United States. In Italy, Chair of Decorative Arts at the Brera Academy of Fine Arts in Milan, the city where he now lives.