French artist, Umberto became fascinated by photography at a tender age and quickly made it his favourite means of artistic expression. He then pursued a new found interest in volumes and sculptures, and his works led him toward art foundry. His sculptures became figurative and animal pieces, and the artist turned towards the world of artistic creation. He participates in prestigious exhibitions and his works are displayed and sold to art collectors around the world. The aquatic wildlife is one of Umberto’s favourite sources of inspiration. The artist is particularly interested in the movements, the volumes and the singularity of this universe. The choice of the material is crucial for his sculptures. With Daum, the artist found the perfect material to sublimate his works .The light, colours, and transparency effects of the crystal give both power and lightness to these extraordinary Manta Ray sculptures.