Born in Italy. At the age of 7, he moved to the Bronx, NY. He earned his Bachelor’s at Hunter College and Master’s in Fine Arts from Lehman City University of NY. Agresti taught at the University of La Verne in Napoli and has taught at several universities and colleges in North Carolina where he became a professor of fine arts. He has shown his work in the US, Italy, Germany and Russia. Agresti’s pieces can be found in a myriad of private collections and his commissions include major works for Sarasota Memorial Hospital.