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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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Exhibitions

- MARCO VENTURA "Illustrazioni Americane", Galleria dell'Istituto Europeo di Design - Milan (Italy) 1995. - ILLUSTRATORS 29,30,32,33,34,36,37,38,39,40,41,43,44,48,50; Museum of American Illustration - New York 1987-2008. - FRANKFURTER ALLGEMEINE ZEITUNG MAGAZIN Illustratoren, Galerie an der Munsterbauhutte - Freiburg (Germany) 1997. - THE ART OF THE NEW YORK TIMES, Museum of American Illustration - New York 2004. - DIE KUNST DES SPIEGEL, Hamburg, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Dusseldorf, Munich, Stuttgart (Germany) – Vienna (Austria), Basel (Switzerland) and New York 2005 - 2006. - NEW ARRIVALS New Voices in Illustration, The Coningsby Gallery - London (UK) 2006. - INGRES ET LES MODERNES, Québec National Fine Arts Museum and Montauban - Ingres Museum 2009. - ROLLING STONE - The Art of THE RECORD REVIEW, Museum of American Illustration – New York 2011. - E2’s FOR THE LOVE OF ART, Galleria Bongiovanni – Bologna 2013. - ROYAL SOCIETY of PORTRAIT PAINTERS - Annual Exhibition 2015, Mall Galleries, London 2015. - BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2015, National Portrait Gallery - London 2015.

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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