Paolo Chiasera was born in 1978, in Bologna, Italy. He studied at the School of Fine Arts in Bologna and at Kunsthochschule Weissensee in Berlin from 1997 to 2002. He currently lives and works in Florence.
Chiasera has had group shows in several major venues including: S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent (Belgium), MARTa, Herford (Germany), Museo Nacional Reina Sofia, Madrid, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, and GAM Galleria Civica D'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin. His works were also included in the first Moscow Biennal and in the first T1-Torino Triennale Tremusei. He has been affiliated with the Massimo Minini gallery in Brescia since 2003.