MARIA BATTAGLIA
Children’s book illustration

She was born in Cuneo and works in Bra (CN). She attended an illustration course at the European Institute of Design of Milan and then worked as an illustrator and published several children’s books, both in Italy and abroad. She published her works with Syros editions, Ipomée/Albin Michel (Paris) and Grimm Press (Taipei - Taiwan); in Italy, she cooperated with C'Era Una Volta..., Arka and Fabbri. Her books have been published in other countries as well.

Illustrazione realizzata da Maria Battaglia - docente della Libera Accademia D'Arte Novalia

Among the last books she illustrated are “The Happy Prince” (O.Wilde), "Tre Storie di Neve" (M. Battaglia, V. Lamarque) and “The Magic Flute” (W. A. Mozart) music tales rewritten by poet Vivian Lamarque (CD included), "The Firebird" (I.Strawinski), "The Nutcracker" (P.I.Tchaikowsky), "The Nightingale" (I.Strawinsky) and "Scenes from Childhood" (R.Schumann), all published by Fabbri Editori.
She illustrated playbills for the events held at the Opera House of Osaka, directed by Seiji Ozawa.
She took part in several exhibitions in Italy: Turin, Cuneo, Macerata, Bari, Genoa... and abroad: Barcelona, Teheran, Osaka and Taipei. She participated in several editions of the International Exhibition of Sarmede (TV).
She was selected to participate in the Illustrators Exhibition of Bologna and the International Biennial of Bratislava for several years.
She lives in Bra with Giorgio and their three children, Giovanni, Paolo and Bianca.

 

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