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MARCO VENTURA

MARCO VENTURA

Painter

The artist MARCO VENTURA was born in Milan, Italy in 1963 and comes from an artistic family. He studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti of Brera in Milan and later at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Since 1988 he has been working as a freelance illustrator for many advertising companies and international publishers and magazines. He has received several awards, including two silver medals from the American Society of Illustrators, feature articles on his work have been published on Novum, 3x3 and Communication Arts. He designed and illustrated stamps for the British Royal Mail, the Vatican State and the Republic of San Marino.

Ventura lives in Milan, Italy with his wife and their three children. In 2015 and 2017 one of his portraits was exhibited at The National Portrait Gallery in London, for the BP Annual Portrait award..

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42 × 32 × 2 cm
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27 × 22 × 1 cm
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28 × 18 × 0 cm
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14 × 11 × 0 cm
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15 × 20 × 1 cm
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29 × 23 × 0 cm
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19 × 28 × 0 cm
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56 × 46 × 2 cm
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17 × 13 × 0 cm
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Exhibitions

BP Portrait Award 2017 London Thu, 06/22/2017 to Sun, 09/24/2017
BP Portrait Award 2017 London Thu, 06/22/2017 to Sun, 09/24/2017
BP Portrait Award 2015 London Wed, 06/17/2015 to Sun, 09/20/2015
Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2015 London Wed, 04/15/2015 to Fri, 05/01/2015
E2's for the Love of Art Bologna Sat, 10/05/2013 to Fri, 10/25/2013
The Art of the RECORD REVIEW, Rollingstone New York Thu, 09/01/2011 to Sat, 10/22/2011
INGRES et Les Modernes Montauban Fri, 07/03/2009 to Sun, 10/04/2009
INGRES et Les Modernes, Quèbec Québec Thu, 02/05/2009 to Sun, 05/31/2009
The ART of DER SPIEGEL, Shanghai Shanghai Fri, 12/07/2007 to Thu, 12/27/2007
Die Kunst Des Spiegel, Bonn Bonn Wed, 03/14/2007 to Fri, 04/13/2007
NEW ARRIVALS New Voices in Illustration London Sun, 09/17/2006 to Sat, 09/23/2006
The Art of DER SPIEGEL, New York New York Wed, 12/07/2005 to Sat, 01/07/2006
Die Kunst Des Spiegel, Basel Basel Fri, 09/30/2005 to Sun, 11/20/2005
Die Kunst Des Spiegel Stuttgart Fri, 09/02/2005 to Tue, 09/20/2005
Die Kunst Des Spiegel, Wien Wien Wed, 07/27/2005 to Sun, 08/28/2005
Die Kunst Des Spiegel, Munich Muenchen Wed, 06/15/2005 to Sun, 07/17/2005
Die Kunst Des Spiegel Duesseldorf Thu, 04/28/2005 to Tue, 05/31/2005
Die Kunst Des Spiegel Frankfurt am Nain Thu, 03/17/2005 to Sun, 04/17/2005
Die Kunst Des Spiegel Berlin Fri, 02/04/2005 to Sun, 03/06/2005
Die Kunst Des Spiegel Hamburg Fri, 11/05/2004 to Thu, 01/20/2005
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Magazin Illustratoren Freiburg Fri, 10/31/1997 to Tue, 12/30/1997
Marco Ventura Illustrazioni Americane Milan Tue, 12/05/1995 to Fri, 12/22/1995

Awards

Premio Internazionale d'Arte Filatelica Religiosa 2013 San Gabriele Winner Mon, 09/23/2013
SPD 2005 American Society of Publication Designers Winner Fri, 11/11/2005
Italian Art Directors Club 1995 Italian Art Directors Club Winner Sun, 11/12/1995
ILLUSTRATORS American Society of Illustrators Winner Mon, 05/02/1994
ILLUSTRATORS American Society of Illustrators Winner Wed, 03/02/1988

Press

Publication Title Job Title Date
Vatican Notes, number 364 Designing a New Vatican City Stamp: An Interview with Artist Marco Ventura Wed, 05/20/2015
Picame Marco Ventura Fri, 06/06/2014
Vatican Notes , number 353 2011 Vatican City List and Mahler Commemoratives Artist Essays and Interview. Mon, 09/10/2012
Communication Arts, issue 381 Marco Ventura Fri, 07/01/2011
3x3 , Issue number 11 Marco Ventura Mon, 11/03/2008
Corriere della Sera MAGAZINE Ho venduto 200 milioni di francobolli Thu, 12/20/2007
Cronaca Filatelica Parlano Italiano gli angeli musicanti del Natale Inglese Mon, 12/10/2007
Royal Mail Special Stamps YEARBOOK 2007 Design Wed, 11/28/2007
Novum Showroom: Marco Ventura Sun, 04/01/2001

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