I am an illustrator and visualizer based in New York.
I like working with pencils, watercolors, oils, photoshop, illustrator. I'm interested in portraits, as well as fantasy and fashion illustration.
1992-1997 Liceo Scientifico Andrea Bafile di L’Aquila.
1997-2000 Istituto Europeo di Design of Roma , Illustration course .
2003-2004 Comic designer’s course ‘Disegnafumetti’, Milano.
Università Statale of Milano, course of Scienze dei Beni Culturali,
Curriculum Art History (part time studies)
2008 Autodesk Maya essential skills course ,Studio Upgrade Milano.
2008 Indesign essential skills course, Friends of Design, Cape Town,
2009 Introduction to Maya course with Gnomon On Line, Los Angeles.
2010 The Creature and Character design class, Schell Sculpture Studio, Los Angeles.
2012-Present Famous Frames, story board artists agent- Los Angeles, New York
Visualizer for advertising agencies, production and directors, especially for tv commercials and print campaigns, creating a representation of what the finished TV commercial, or spot, will look like in order to persuade and engage the client to buy the concept being pitched.
2011-2012: Illustrator and graphic designer for Rosielabs.
2009 Graphic designer for Must Sposa Glamour.
2008-Present Illustrator Sparxmedia, illustrator agent ,South Africa.
2008-Present Illustrator for the magazine ‘Your Pregnancy’, South Africa.
2008-2010 Graphic design, illustrator, Educat/Chart Studio, Cape Town.
2007: Animator ‘Lottomatica’ project, for Arxmedia S.r.l.
2003: Storyboard artist project ‘Heineken’, ‘Brandman’ for Arxmedia S.r.l.
2003: Illustrator ‘Pedus’ project, for Solaris Progetti Editoriali.
2002-2003 Storyboard artist ‘Mitsubishi Colt’, ‘Le città invisibili’ , Triennale di
Milano, “(h)films” and various collaborations.
2000-2007 Visualizer, Arxmedia web agency, Milano.
2000-2001 Graphic Design Intership, Arxmedia web agency, Milano.
Additional Work Experience:
1998-2007 Fashion and commercial model in Roma ,Milano, Paris, Beijin, Panama, Cairo, Cape Town.
Shows, commercials, showrooms, fairs, photo shootings (catalogues, commercials, hair stylists) for Versace, Valentino, Jean Paul Gaultier, Givency, Celine, Christian Lacroix, Versace Classic, Gattinoni, Gai mattiolo, Lancetti, Egon Von Furstenberg, Diesel, Clips, Marithe Francois Girbaud, Erreuno, Fuzzy, Pignatelli, Les Copains ,etc.
Languages: Italian – primary language; English – good writing and speaking abilities; and, Spanish – basic
IT Skills: Working knowledge of PC and Apple platforms; Proficient use of graphic programs
(including Illustrator, Photoshop, In design, Office, Maya modeling).
Interests and activities
Passions: Visual effects, matte painting, character design, digital painting, concept art, literature, sciences, esotericism, yoga.
Travelling: During my studies and modeling years I had the opportunity to travel extensively in Europe, Asia, Central America, Africa and the Middle East, both for vacation and for work.