Piero Gensini was born in 1945 in Florence, where he now works and lives.
He attended the Government Institute of Art in Florence, where he followed the Courses in Drawings of Onofrio Martinelli; then, he attended the Accademia of Belle Arti in Florence, under the guidelines of Emanuele Cavalli.
He is a Member of Accademia delle arti del Disegno in Florence, Sculpture Class.He made several study trips abroad; he also lived in Paris, London, Amsterdam and Barcellona.
It has been fundamental for his artistic career the knowldege of his friend and master Gualtiero Nativi, important exponent of classic astractism, who was a part of the Espace Group in Paris.
Poliedric artist, after beginning his career as a painter, he has been mainly dedicated to sculpture, and he practised the constant use of drawings. He still makes studies and researches about the many aspects of working the materials as: maiolic, marble, wood, iron, steel and stone, making documents about several techniques, being keen to their specific potential.