Here is The Tea Master and the Detective, my latest illustration for Subterranean Press (link) inspired to a Xuya-Universe-novella by the formidable Aliette de Bodard, coming out as a deluxe Limited Edition on March 2018! (Note: the artwork was created in 2017).
WOW! Thrilled to find out that my illustration STARLIGHT EXPRESS (cover art for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Sep/Oct 2017) has been selected for Infected by Art‘s Volume #6! Thanks to the author: Michael Swanwick, publisher: Gordon Van Gelder, editor: Charles Coleman Finlay). I’ve been winning a placement in this series since Volume […]
This illustration inspired to the story “Pictures from an Expedition” by Alexander C. Irvine was originally published as a cover art for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction (September 2003). The subsequent year the artwork gained a full page in the annual SPECTRUM (11), the Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. You find here the […]
I’ve been often thinking that I should realize a series of illustrations featuring angels! What do you think? I love this topic linking astronauts to angels and I’ve seen artists I love producing similar strong images (Jeremy Geddes, just for an example)… This has been one of my most acclaimed covers: PARADISES LOST (2013), originally […]
This was one of the best commissions to date! Fantasy & Science Fiction contacted me saying: “We have a story that seems like it’s meant for a Maurizio Manzieri cover!”: I accepted immediately of course and here you can see the result for the lovely story “Starlight Express” by Michael Swanwick. The author dedicated an […]
I’m Guest of Honor for Fantasy Basel 2017, the Swiss Comic Con! You find me in Halle 2.2, Stand #568. Do not miss my panel on April 30, at 12pm, Podium 1, Messe Basel, titled: “Recipes for the Creation of a Fantastic Universe”.
Beginning the year with gooood news…! My artwork The Sassari Spaceport has been selected for inclusion in the volume INFECTED BY ART #5 (Hermes Press). So honored! Link: http://www.infectedbyart.com/iba5artist.asp?gid=8512
Hi dear friends, another year spent with the Art in the Heart! Here we go with my annual parade of eligible illustrations for competitions and 2017 international Awards (finished or published in 2016)! Take a glance to all the covers and posters, then sliding down you’ll find the images without the design… Enjoy! 1) Cover […]
Wow, tight period, dear followers! Glad to announce that I’m a 2016 Italia Award Finalist for the Cover Art “Quel che Resta della Kronos” by Claudio Chillemi (Edizioni della Vigna)! Here the Italian Press Release with all the Finalists: http://www.fantascienza.com/21075/premio-italia-2016-record-di-votanti-ecco-i-finalisti
If you are followers of this blog, you are the first ones to know! A new coveted print “Alpha and Omega” by Patricia Briggs (published in 2009 by Subterranean Press in Usa and in 2010 by Bragelonne in France) has been made available at my INPRNT SHOP. They are all gallery-quality giclée art prints on […]
Hi, here is my annual post with selected eligible illustrations for the 2016 international Awards! 1) Cover Art for “The Citadel of Weeping Pearls” By Aliette de Bodard – ASIMOV’S SF #Oct/Nov 2015 (It’s currently an Asimov’s Readers’ Awards Nominee) 2) Cover Art for “The Year’s Best Science Fiction Thirty-Second Annual Collection” edited by Gardner […]
Here is a selected List of 2014 eligible artwork for 2015 Awards Category EBOOK/AUDIOBOOK: “The Year’s Top Short SF Novels 4″, edited by Allan Kaster (Audiobook/e-book by Infinivox/AudioText, November 2014, USA). Link: Amazon Category: MAGAZINE: Cover Art for Asimov’s SF Magazine (June 2014) Category: MAGAZINE: Cover Art for The Magazine of Fantasy & Science […]
Here is a selected List of 2013 eligible artwork for 2014 Awards (Chesleys and Hugos). Infinite thanks to John Picacio and John Scalzi for the plug and the kind hospitality inside their dedicated threads. COVER ILLUSTRATION: PAPERBACK BOOK “Paradises Lost” (Spectrum #20). Links: Spectrum and Delos Books Cover COVER ILLUSTRATION: MAGAZINE “What the Red Oaks […]
Another interior b&w illustration for the Italian edition of “The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction”. This one has been realized for the story: “The Man Who Loved Kites” by Dean Whitlock (F&SF, October 2013, Italy). If having read this wonderful gem, you wish to know more about the author, check his official site: http://www.deanwhitlock.com/