About me

Davide is an Italian artist. He lives in Spain and is represented in UK by Beehiveillustration.com and Illozoo.com trought the world. 

Soon after earning his diploma at 'Foiso Fois' Arts High School in Cagliari, Sardinia, he takes up a career as an advertising graphic designer. 

At the same time, he keeps working on his skill on oil paintings, taking part in several art exhibitions. When he moves to Madrid, in 2008, he discovers children's book illustrations.

Gloomy open spaces, dreamy in-between atmospheres, a strong chromatic impression mixed with imaginary elements are the main features of his work. He is on a quest to conjure colourful and fantastic places, where time stops to offer biggest emotions in smallest people.




Y Colorín Coloreado (2009) First prize "Fundación arte e cultura" illustrated book contest

Versos de Fantasía (2015) Istarduk Ediciones.

Nick Knight Super Sub (2015) Franklin Watts.

Bedtime on The Farm (2015) Cambridge University Press.

Un Pirata en mi habitación (2015) Libros Unicos.

El jardín del gigante (2016) Istarduk Ediciones.

Billy the Bravest Bee (2016) 

Awful Astronaut (2016) Franklin Watts

English readers "The Wonderful Wizard of OZ" (2016) Usborne 

Richard III (2016) Collins Big Cat 

Guillermo el Globito (2016) Istarduk Ediciones

¿Donde se Escondieron las notas de  mi piano? (2017) Tramontana Editorial

Beauty and Beast (2017) Parragon Books

Rapunzel (2017) Parragon Books

English readers "Snow White" (2017) Usborne 

Rose Muddle Mysteries "The Amber Pendant" (2017) Usborne

Rose Muddle Mysteries "The Secret Ruby" (2017) Usborne

Danger in The Dark (2017) Oxford 

Up in a Rocket (2017) Harper Collins 

The Legend of Jack Riddle - cover aw- (2017) Capstone 

Cinderella (2017) Quarto Knows

I Tre Moschettieri (2018) EL edizioni

Northanger Abbey (2018) Oxford University Press

Tom's Titanic (2019) Reading Champion Hachette

Jack and the Beanstalk (2019) Usborne

La cittá senza Cioccolato - cover aw- (2019) Mondadori

The Whispering Wars (2019) Scholastic US

The Dragon in the Library (2019) Nosy Crow

The Stolen Spear (2019) Maverick

Arturo Leal y el Perro Fantasma (2019) SM

La Spada nella Roccia  (2019) EL edizioni








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