Carlo Cane was born in Valenza, Alessandria in 1951. He completed his artistic training at the private school of Giulia Pace Zelaschi. Later he attended the studio of the painter Gian Paolo Cavalli, refining his own colourist technique. Worked as as miniaturist and goldsmith for several years. In 1994 he opened his first important, personal exhibition in Casale Monferrato, followed by other group and solo exhibitions.