Lorena Canottiere started working as a comic strip author for “Corrierino”, “Schizzo presenta” and “Mondo naif”: she is currently working for “Focus Junior”, ANIMAls, Slowfood and Corriere della Sera and for Coconino Press and Diabolo Edizioni.
She took part in several comic book exhibitions: “Nuvole” (Cremona), “Fumetti di frontiera” (Aosta), “Fumetta. Le autrici del moderno fumetto italiano” (Spinea), “Futuro anteriore” (Napoli Comicon, then presented again at the Ilmin art museum of Seul), “Festival international de la bd” (Angouleme). In 2013, she was among the official foreign guests of Ficomic, the international comic book festival of Barcelona, the Semana Comiquera of Madrid and the Bilbolbul of Bologna
Her last works are “Oche. Il sangue scorre nelle vene” (Coconino Press) and “Marmocchi”, published in Spain, France, Germany, Chile and Italy (the latter with Diabolo Edizioni).
She works as an illustrator for major Italian publishing houses (EL, Fabbri, Giunti, Mondadori, Rizzoli, Piemme) and, at times, in the advertising industry and in the world of theatre; she also creates music album covers.