Biography

I’m an Italian illustrator and I live in Macerata.

I am available for collaborations and commissions.

email: info@claudiapalmarucci.com

Tel: +39 3921583161

published titles:

La Rosa, (text by Ljudmila Petruševskaja), Orecchio Acerbo Editore, Roma (Italy), 2011.

I Musicanti di Brema, (text by Grimm Brothers), Orecchio Acerbo Editore, Roma (Italy), 2012.

Fuente Ovejuna, (text by Félix Lope de Vega), Eli Edizioni, Loreto (Italy), 2015.

Le double, (text by Davide Calì), Éditions Notari, Genève (Svizzera), 2015.

Le case degli altri bambini, (text by Luca Tortolini), Orecchio Acerbo Editore, Roma (Italy) 2015.

art school attended:

Diploma in Decoration at the High School of Arts in Macerata (Italy), in 2004.

Graduation in Decoration at Macerata Fine Arts Academy (Italy), in 2009.

Master "Ars in Fabula" in Illustration for Publishing in 2010 (organized by the Cultural Association Fabbrica delle Favole and by Macerata Fine Arts Academy, Italy).

Specialist degree in Illustration at Macerata Fine Arts Academy (Italy).

illustration courses attended:

Vitali Konstantinov, in 2008.

Maurizio Quarello, in 2009 and 2011.

other activities:

Internship concerning ancient wall decoration, in 2007.

Internship at Associazione Arena Sferisterio during Macerata Opera Season, summer 2006.

teaching illustration:

Illustration Course for Beginners, in cooperation with Fabbrica delle Favole, Macerata (Italy), in 2012.

Illustration Course for Beginners, in cooperation Ars in Fabula Summer School, Macerata (Italy), in 2014.

Illustration Course at the therapeutic community La Speranza, Sant’Elpidio a Mare (Italy), in 2014.

selections and awards:

Selected at the 4th CJ Picture Book Awards, for La Rosa (by Orecchio Acerbo Editore), CJ Picture Book Festival, Seoul (Korea) in 2011.

Selected at the 5th edition of Ilustrarte 2012, Lisbon (Portugal).

Selected at the Illustrators Exhibition at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair (Italy), in 2011 and 2013.

Awarded with the 3rd prize at the Sergio Fedriani Award, sixth edition, Genova (Italy), in 2012.

Selected at the Prix Tatoulu 2012-2013 (Tatou Rouge section)
, for La Rosa (by Orecchio Acerbo Editore), in Sarrant (France).

Selected by IBBY ITALIA to partecipate at the BIB, Biennale di Illustrazione di Bratislava 2013.

First prize at international prize Lìmen Arte 2014, section illustration.

Selected to participate at Sharjah Exhibition for Children’s Books Illustrations, during the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), Emirate of Sharjah (UAE), in 2014 and 2015.

Selected at Nami Concours 2015, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

personal exhibitions:

I Musicanti di Brema: exposition of original illustrations at the European Biblioteque (Rome) 2012.

La rosa: exposition of original illustrations at Libreria del cinema (Roma) during the International film festival of Rome, organized by Alice nella città. 2012.

I Musicanti di Brema, traveling exhibition of book's illustrations, by the Goethe-Institute and Orecchio Acerbo publisher 2012-2013.

Exposition at the Samatan Médiathèque, during the event Festival du livre jeunesse de Lectoure (France), in 2013.

Sulla strada per Brema, solo exhibition at the exhibition space of cultural association ReadyMade, Roma, 2013.

Saveurs d’Italie, exhibition with Marco Somà at the Médiathèque de Barcelonnette (France), 2014.

Le double, traveling exhibition of book's illustrations, at the Spazio B**K, Milano (Italy), 2015\ EXPOSITION D’UN SOIR au PLAC, Genève (Svizzera), 2015\ Ludicomix 2015 organized by Le Vanvere, Empoli (Italy)\ Libreria Cuccumeo, Florence (Italy), 2015.

Bolus Flavus, solo exhibition organized by JES!, Palazzo Santoni di Jesi (AN), Italy, 2015.

Exposition at OKRA Concept Store organized by Okra Concept Store and Marco Somà, Mondovì (CN), Italy, 2015.

selected clients and collaborations:

Orecchio Acerbo Editore - Éditions Notari - Rizzoli - Eli Edizioni - Ars in Fabula - Kite Edizioni - Tricromia Galleria d’Arte - Galerie Robillard - Editions Cambourakis

collective exhibitions:

2011

Illustrators Exhibition, at the Bologna Children's Book Fair (Italy).

Le Fiabe dei Grimm Illustrate, in Ancona (Italy) / Galleria Antichi Forni of Macerata (italy) within LIBRIAMOCI – International Illustration Exhibition.

2012

Illustrarte ’12 Exhibition, at the Electricity Museum, Lisbon (Portugal) / Academia Real de Belas-Artes, KASK (Belgio).

“Era di Maggio”, by Fornace Pasquinucci Cultural Group, Capraia Fiorentina (Italy).

Le Fiabe dei Grimm Illustrate, Palazzina Turismo Pomposa di Codigoro (Ferrara) \ at Scuola Holden, Torino (Italy).

Nie Wiem, illustrated poetry- traveling- exhibition, at the City Library in Crema (Italy) during the event "Mare di libri" at Sala Del Podestà, Rimini (Italy) / Venice (Italy) / City Library Mozzi Borgetti of Macerata (Italy) / Library IoBook, Senigallia (Italy) / Associazione culturale Polski Kot, Torino (Italy) / Spazio Libri Laboratorio La Cornice, Cantù (Italy).

Exhibition competition of figurative works "La vita è sogno - Il cinema, la fabbrica dei sogni", 6th editions of the "Sergio Fedriani Awards", Palazzo Ducale, Genova (Italy).

Muro come un pesce, traveling exhibition of illustration, Termoli (Italy), Fiera del Libro, Corato (Bari)\ Wine Bar-Bookshop “Piolalibri” at European quarter of Brussels\ Reggio Emilia (Italy) \ Pieve Santo Stefano (Arezzo, Italy) during the event Librifattiamano 2013.

2013

“Saisons exhibitions"”, at the Galerie Jeanne Robillard, 2013, Paris (France).

Illustrators Exhibition, at the Bologna Children's Book Fair (Italy)\ Museo d’Arte Itabashi, Tokyo, (Japan)\ Museo d’Arte Otani Memorial, Nishinomiya, (Japan)\ Museo Kawara di Takahama, (Japan)\ Museo d’Arte Ishikawa Nanao, Nanao, (Japan).

Tapas Eroticas, illustrated poetry - traveling - exhibition, La Scuderia, Bologna (Italy)

Illustrarte ’12 Exhibition, Casa del Lector – Matadero, Madrid (Spain).

Nie Wiem, illustrated poetry- traveling- exhibition, Istituto Italiano di Cultura, Varsavia (Polonia) / Bookcity Milano, Milano (Italy).

La poesia è gioco e sogno, traveling exhibition of illustration in the libraries, Crema (Italy)

"Libretto Postale, animali in viaggio", traveling exhibition of illustration, at the
Zoo, Store di food design, design tessile, editoria e illustrazione, Bologna (Italy)/ Tribù dei lettori, festa della lettura per ragazzi, Roma (Italy)/ Negozi Città del sole, Roma (Italy)/ Galleria Babele, Firenze (Italy)/ Yoyogi art di Tokyo (Japan)/ Libreria Internacional Abracadabra, Barcelona (Spain)/ Mundo Azul, la Libreria Internazionale della Letteratura per Bambini, Berlino (Germany)

Segni di un altro genere, collective exhibition in Bologna (Italy), during the Festival “La violenza illustrata”, organized by Casa delle donne per non subire violenza ONLUS.

Tapas Eroticas, illustrated poetry - traveling - exhibition, La Scuderia, Bologna (Italy)/ csa Sisma, Macerata (Italia)

I Musicanti di Brema, collective exhibition at Torre San Patrizio, during the festival “Una torre di libri”.

Una corona di piume, collective exhibition about Isaas Bashevic Singer at Galleria Tricromia (Roma)

2014

Tapas Eroticas, illustrated poetry - traveling - exhibition, during the festival SPAZI LIBERATI organized by S.O.M.S., Corridonia (MC), Italy

Sharjah Exhibition for Children’s Books Illustrations, during the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), Emirate of Sharjah (UAE)

SeDici Eros, edited by Collettivo Nie Wiem, at the Un-Type co-creative Gallery, Parma, Italy.

Trekking\Eating\Dreaming collective exhibition, at the international festival of comics BilBolBul, Bologna, Italy.

2015

LOOK HERE! collective exhibition, Catania (Italy)

Sharjah Exhibition for Children’s Books Illustrations, during the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival (SCRF), Emirate of Sharjah (UAE)

CASE, collective exhibition by UOLLAS, during the festival TORREDILIBRI, Torre San Patrizio (FM), Italy / spazio KINDUSTRIA during the event LETTI DI NOTTE, Matelica (MC), Italy.

collective projects:

Collettivo Nie Wiem (link to the official blog)

Gruppo Trekking (link to the fb page)