Antonello Venditti was born in Avezzano (ITALY) in 1975 and now lives and works in Trasacco.
Illustrator - writer - visual artist - painter
At the age of 8 he won the first drawing competition. He exhibits in two solo shows in “1991 and in“ 1993. He studied art of metals and goldsmithing at the institute of art and painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Rome. He works as a copyist and creates trompe l'oeil. He collects various prizes of impromptu painting, national and international competitions and participates in the Art Beijing 2010 'International Art Fair. Manzu Prize 2014, Caresio Prize 2016 and selection in the 50 for OverLuk awards 2017. Fantasy writer since 2014 and illustrator since 2016 creates covers for various publishers. Currently he has already made about 30 covers only for the classic fantasy series of DZ editions and for the catalog. He publishes his first fantasy art book in 2018. He writes the first book of the fantasy trilogy The Mutations in 2019, which ended in the summer of 2021 after publishing The Crimson Casket and The Daughter of the Stars for the Dark Zone editions. Also in 2019 he illustrates The Fires of Heaven in the saga The Wheel of Time by Robert Jordan for Fanucci editori. In 2020 he illustrates the Robin Hobb Farseer trilogy for Fanucci publisher, illustrates the cover for Megan Whalen Turner's unpublished work - The Thief - soon to be released for Fanucci publisher whose rights have already been purchased by Disneyplus. She prepares for the cover for the release of the unpublished - The headstrong princess and the piebald prince - prequel to Robin Hobb's Farseer trilogy for Fanucci publisher. He is currently working on many projects and spring 2021 will see the release of his new illustrated book for DZedizioni.