Alessandro sanna

1. Photo supplied by Alessandro Sanna
2. Photo taken by Miriam Abrahams at a live painting event at Rizzoli  Bookstore. 

Born in 1975, Alessandro Sanna is considered one of Italy's leading contemporary illustrators. He has earned wide recognition across Europe as an illustrator and author, and his work has appeared in The New York Times Book Review and The New Yorker. He is a prolific and popular creator of illustrated books for children and readers of all ages and has received many awards and had many exhibitions. He lives and works in Mantua, Italy.


The River
Pinocchio: The Origin Story
Crescendo (Coming  soon!)


To see more of Alessandro's work, click here.
To watch a video of his painting performance at Rizzoli Bookstore in May 2018, click here.
To watch a video of his painting workshop held at McNally Jackson Books in June 2018, click here.