caricature of Marco Martellini

Illustrator, caricaturist and freelance graphic designer, he was born in Udine in ’73.

He graduated from the Art Institute of Ascoli Piceno and the University of Reggio Emilia.

He creates covers and illustrations for various publishing houses (Rizzoli, Sperling, Kowalski, COMIX, Il Capitello, etc).

He has to his credit several solo exhibitions and participates in humor festivals obtaining prizes and awards (Città di
award, Mari Prize, Galantara Prize, l’Ortica prize, Sanremo Comics Festival).

He was part of the juries of the Biennal of Humor in the art of Tolentino in 2001 and 2015, of Amarcort Film Festival (2018) and of the two last editions of il riCIRCOlo dei Sogni.

He drew the comic strip Pecchè – la fabbrica dell’incubo (the incubator) written by the stand-up comedian Carmine Faraco, known as “l’uomo dei Pecchè” di Colorado Caffè, and published by Nicola Pesce Editore.

For Rodaviva Edizioni illustrated children’s books and drew the protagonists of the new video for the 40th anniversary of the famous song I due liocorni.

His latest works are illustrations for the collective science fiction artbooks TransHuman and RadioApocalypse produced by RoboCake.

For the centenary of Fellini he created an exhibition of caricatures at the Cartoon Club and in 2021 an exhibition dedicated to the centenary of Giulietta Masina for Amarcort Film Festival.

He has held seminars and workshops on comics and caricaturing, currently teaching at the School of Comics in Rimini

He made caricatures of cartoon club staff