I was born and still live in my native Republic of San Marino. I graduated from the State Institute of Art in Urbino (Italy) in the section of animation. I’m working as illustrator of children’s book since 1995 and I illustrated noumerous books with USA, UK, Italian Swiss and Taiwanese publishers, among my clients: Random House, Mondadori, Simon and Shuster, Barefoot Books, Greem Press, Fabbri, Arka, Fatatrac, Europacorp, Macy, Diesel, Houghton Mifflin, Henry Holt, Mc Cann Lowe, United Airlines, Vogue.
In 2008 I worked as character designer for a 3d French animation project “La mecanique du couer” with the direction of Mathias Melzieau and the production of Luc and Silla Besson. My works were shown in prestigious collections throughout the world.
Andersen Prize “Baia della favole” 2001, as best illustrator of the year, Italy
Silver medal, Society of illustrators of New York,2006
Bologna’s Children’s book’s fair show,1995, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007
Award of Excellence, Communication Art,CA, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011