About

Rita Petruccioli is an italian illustrator and comic book artist born in Rome in 1982. She studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome and at ENSAD in Paris. Her illustration work can be found in books, magazines, textile design and advertising. She collaborates with several publishers and clients as Mondadori, BAO Publishing, Einaudi, Ladybird, Timbuktu Lab, Zanichelli, Auzou, Il Castoro, Editori Laterza, La Nuova Frontiera Junior, TIM, ENI e Nestlè.
Her work has been featured in exhibitions in Italy, France, Germany and Korea and recently in a personal exhibition at Macro Testaccio for ARF! the comic book festival of Rome.
Her latest book is Frantumi a graphic novel written by Giovanni Masi and published in Italy by BAO Publishing.

Illustrated book
Le suffragette – written by Sabina Colloredo – EL – Italy – 2018
Il ritorno di Achille – written by Luisa Mattia – Piemme – Italy – 2017
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls – written by E. Favilli e F. Cavallo – Timbuktu Lab – 2016
Shakespeare raccontato ai bambini – Romeo e Giulietta e altre storie – Mondadori – Italy – 2016
I misteri della Jungla Nera – written by Emilio Salgari – Piemme – Italy- 2016
Shakespeare raccontato ai bambini – Sogno di una notte di mezza estate e altre storie – Mondadori -Italy – 2016
Eneide – written by Carola Susani – La Nuova Frontiera Junior – Italy – 2016
L’Iliade et l’Odyssée d’Homère – Auzou – France – 2015
Christine e la città delle dame – written by Silvia Ballestra – Editori Laterza – Italy -2015
Orlando furioso e innamorato – written by Idalberto Fei – La nuova Frontiera Junior – Italy – 2015
King Arthur – Lady Bird – England – 2015
Storie di bambini molto antichi – written by Laura Orvieto – Mondadori – Italy – 2014
Miti Romani – written by Carola Susani – La Nuova Frontiera Junior – Italy – 2013
La Mythologie grecque – Auzou Editions – France – 2013
I Racconti di Punteville – written by Gianluca Caporaso – Lavieri Edizioni – 2012
El Cantar de Mio Cid – Eli Readers – 2012
Das Nibelungenlied – Eli Readers – 2012

Comics book
Frantumi – written by Giovanni Masi – BAO Publishing – Italy – 2017
Medea – short story on a collective book: Metamorphoses – Squame – Italy/France – 2017
Mini Pizza – short story on a collective book: Crisma – LabA4 – Italy – 2016

Exhibition’s list
Prima le donne e i bambini – personal show – ARF! – Macro Testaccio La Pelanda – Rome – 2016
50x50x50 – collective show – Outdoor Festival – Rome – 2015