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Salvatore Giommarresi is a comics author, illustrator, and editor of LÖKZINE (a magazine about illustration and comic).

His work draws inspiration from a variety of different sources and especially from what he experiences first-hand during his travels around the world. He likes experimenting new ways to apply traditional techniques such as origami to his art.
He is particularly interested in exploring the potential of comics in education. Currently, he organizes workshops and cooperates with schools, institutions, and NGOs at international level.

His pieces have been exhibited in Italy, Spain, Mozambique, France, Vietnam, U.S.A., and Albania.

Awards:

 

♦ 2017 , Biennal Young Artists Mediterranea18, Special Mention National Comics Journalism , Tirana, Albania.
♦ 2015 , Young Artist selected to Napolicomicon, Futuro Anteriore, Napoli, Italy.
♦ 2014 , Winner’s di Disegni Diversi, Fano, Italy.
♦ 2013 , Winner’s di due parole (secondo posto), Mantova, Italy.
Artist reported di Flashfumetto “Noi e gli altri”, Bologna, Italy.
  Winner’s  Alessandro Vicinanza Awards, Roma, Italy.
♦ 2012 , Winner’s Coop 4 words, Mantova, Italy.
 Winner’s Flashfumetto  “Perdersi a …”, Bologna, Italy.

International Projects | AIR

 

♦ 2017, AIR Project Cu Chi, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for Plus Zero.
♦ 2016, Art coordinator for art workshop, AIR in Maputo, Mozambique for Yoda/Cospe.
♦ 2015, AIR Vittoria Sperimenta, meeting with artists atelier opened, Italy.
♦ 2014, Interactive Diaries,One Youth-Italy,Nebograd-Serbia,MahatatContemporaryArt-Egypt
♦ 2012, AIR in Maputo, Mozambique for Yoda.

 

Teacher for Workshops and Labs:

 

 

♦2017 “Insight creatrive comics”, Istanbul, Turkey
“Volunters now” (youthworker),Roma, Italy
“PCEW Project” (youthworker), Bologna, Italy.
“Ogni valigia un viaggio”(kids), Inpages, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.
“Come il Re Mida”(kids) Cabin boy studio, Fruit, Bologna, Italy.
♦2016, “#LEARN IT #OWN IT #EXERCITE IT” Passi, Boogna, Italy.
“Ogni valigia un viaggio”(kids), DPLF,Arca di Noè, Bologna, Italy.
“Tell me where you live”, Agape, Ressano Garcia,Mozambique.
“Cada mala uma viagem”(kids), La Dante, Maputo, Mozambique.
“Comics for forestal”(adults) Cospe Onlus in Academy Art of Maputo, Mozambique.
“Nati per raccontare” (kids) Cabin boy studio for School Volta Castel Debole, Italy.
“Maschere a merenda” (kids) Cabin boy studio, Fruit, Bologna, Italy.
“Ogni valigia un viaggio” (kids) Cabin boy studio,Fruit, Bologna, Italy.
♦2015, “Two faces of the moon” (contest) Sopra i ponti ass., T.P.O., Bologna, Italy.
“Il villaggio te lo sogni!” (for kids) Lökzine,IT.A.CA’., Bologna, Italy.
“Corso fumetto” (for teens) Arci Bologna, Bologna,Italy.
“Stereotypes comics” (for kids and teens) Le mani in pasta, Volabo, Bologna, Italiy.
“Uguali nella vita” Workshop (for kids),Vittoria, Ragusa, Italy.
♦2014, “Ogni valigia un viaggio” (for kids) Lökzine,Fruit, Bologna, Italy.
“A.B.C. ART” (for children and teens) Roseto Valfortore, Italy.
“Ogni valigia un viaggio” (for kids) Lökzine,IT.A.CA’., Bologna, Italy.
♦2013, “Tutta un’altra storia:la mia” (for kids) ExprisComics for School Volta Castel Debole, Italy.
♦2012, “Comic and the fairy tale” (for kids) Lökzine on picture gallery of Cesena, Italy.
“Learn the comic” (for adults) Yoda association in Academy Art of Maputo, Mozambique.
♦2011, “Stories drawn from migrants” (for adults) Expris Comics in Zonarelli’s center, Bologna, Italy.