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Francesco Orazzini is an Italian visual artist and illustrator, born in Livorno (Tuscany) in 1988.
He obtains an honours degree in Illustration and Animation from the European Institute of Design of Rome (IED) 
and lived and worked as a studio assistant and freelance illustrator in New York City.
He’s actually based in México City, working full time as an artist and illustrator.
His work has been selected by the Biennial of Illustration Pictoline and Premio Illustri Italia between other, 
published on catalogues, books, magazines and newspapers, and shown in galleries and museums of Milan, Rome, 
México City, New York City and London, in spaces such as the Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome Spazio Factory, Triennial of Milan, 
Gallerie d’Italia Milan, Soumaya Museum, Méxican Museum of Design, Mall Galleries London and University of Leipzig, between other.
He held illustrations workshops and classes in México cultural centers.

 

 

STUDIES
2007 - 2010 IED European Institute of Design, Rome

Honors Degree - Visual Art / Illustration and Animation

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2019 José Maria Velasco Gallery - La Cronica Negra - México City

2018 ArtSpace México Gallery- La Cronica Negra - México City 

2018 Siniestro & Co. Cultural Center- Retrospective 2010-2018 - México City

2017 Galeria Arca MX and MUTEM Museum- Vislumbramento - México City

2016 ArtSpace Mexíco Gallery- Carne Viciosa – México City

2010 SguardoContemporaneo, Lab 51 - Vuoture - Rome

SELECTED COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS
2019 Palazzo Ducale / Premio Sergio Frediani - Genova

2019 Mall Galleries / Royal Institute of Painters in Watercolours - London

2019 Palazzo Velli / Eros & Thanatos - Rome

2018 Archive Gallery / The Rose Lipman Building- Modern Panic - London

2018 Gallerie di Italia - Illustri Festival - Milan

2018 Fondazione L'Arsenale  - ContemporaneaMenti - Iseo

2018 Pablo Goebel Gallery - Dialogos Modernos y Contemporaneos - México City

2018 Museum of  Geology - Nekros Opsis - México City

2018 Aguafuerte Gallery - Lo Politico en el Arte - México City

2018 Centro de Cultura Digital - Biennial of Illustration - México City

2018 Univeristy of Leipzig- Otherness - Leipzig

2018 Foto Museo Cuatro Caminos- Arte Diez ( Feria del Millon) - México City

2017 ArtSpace México - Demiurgo - México City

2017 Soumaya Museum - Rodin Royal Talens, Watercolors Honorable Mention- México City

2016 Aguafuerte Gallery - Migración, el exodo a través de México - México City

2015 La Nana Creativa - Intersticios Corporeos, Mextropoli Festival - México City

2014 Fundación Fondo Internacional de las Artes - Certamen Internacional de Ilustración - Madrid

2014 Méxican Museum of Design - Death with a Smile- México City

2013 Pulse New York - Velodyne Acoustic Fine Arts - New York City

2012 Gallery New World Stage - First Contact - New York City

2011 LES Filmfestival - Animation Screening - New York City

2011 Teatro delle Muse - Violenza Invisibile, Festarte Videofestival - Ancona

2011 Triennial of Milan - Violenza Invisibile, Festarte Videofestival - Milan

2010 Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome Spazio Factory - Violenza Invisibile Videofestival-  Rome
BIENNIALS
2018 Biennial of Illustration - México
TEACHING – WORKSHOPS
2014 Cultura Colectiva, México - Watercolors Painting
2016 Border Cultural Center, México - Illustrated Books
2017 Border Cultural Center, México - Illustrated Books
2017 Foro Cultural F. Goya, México - Illustrated Books
2018 UNAM FES University, México - Painting/Illustration
2018 Siniestro & CO. , México - Master Class Creative Drawing
SYMPOSIUMS
1st International Symposium of Plastic Artists  "En el Ombligo de la Luna" -  México City
STUDIO ASSISTANT
2012 Nancy Lorenz LTD, Fine Art, Manhattan , New York City