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Elisa Talentino

Elisa Talentino is an Italian artist working with illustration, graphic arts, painting and animation.
She published Le jardin d’hiver (Print About Me, 2013), Bendata di stelle (Inuit Editions, 2014), Metamorphosis (La Grande Illusion, 2016).
Her illustrations appear also in Il tramonto birmano (Add Editore, 2016), and she realized illustrations for The New York Times, The Washington Post, La Repubblica, La Stampa, Mondadori, Einaudi, Bompiani, Edizioni e/o, Goethe Institut amongst many others.
Her works were selected and showed in various festivals in Italy and abroad, among which Bologna Children’s Book Fair, BilBOlbul. Festival internazionale di fumetto in Bologna, Ilustrarte – International Illustration Biennial of Lisbon, Viñetas con Altura. Festival internacionál de historietas in La Paz (Bolivia).
She won for two consecutive years (2017/2018) the Gold Medal of 3×3 Mag Professional Show of New York.
In 2017 she realized the animated short film Dandelion (with music by Julia Kent) that was selected in the main international animation festivals, winning the prizes for “Best original soundtrack” (Lago Film Fest, GLocal Film Fest, Wag Film Fest) and “Best animated short” (GLocal Film Fest), from which the homonymous book Dandelion (Lazy Dog Press, 2018) was published.
She is specialized in printmaking: her screenprints, personally made with pictorial and incisor experimental techniques, are exhibited in several galleries in Italy and abroad.