Giulia Sagramola (Fabriano, Italy, 1985) studied Graphic Design and Visual Communication at ISIA in Urbino and Illustration at Escola Massana in Barcelona. She's a cartoonist and a freelance illustrator, she also creates handmade objects like her monster pillows, purses, tote bags, badges and t-shirts with her characters. She takes workshops for children and adults concerning how to make fanzines or starting comics.
She founded the indipendent zine label Teiera (Teapot), curated with Cristina Spanò and Sarah Mazzetti, in which she develops tiny handmade books or collective publishings.
She collaborates with Topipittori, The New Yorker, Einaudi, Mondadori, Giunti, Tunué and more. Her blog was published in a comic book called "Milk and Mint" (2008). For Topipittori she published "Bacio a cinque" (2011), a graphic novel on her childhood. She likes traveling, watching tv series, listening to the Best Coast, drinking tea, stalking dachshund dogs. She lives in Bologna (Italy) where she constantly eats gelato.
CLIENTS & PUBLISHERS
Topipittori / Einaudi Ragazzi / Mondadori / The New Yorker / Vice Magazine / Giunti / Edizioni EL / Il Battello a Vapore / Rizzoli RCS / Zanichelli / Grup 62 / Coconino Press / Tunué / Giannino Stoppani Edizioni / Edizioni Lapis / PROGLO Editore / Chialab / Helbling Languages.
Selfpublishing with Teiera and Selfcomics.
2012 Gran Guinigi price for the Best Selfpublisher with Teiera at Lucca Comics and Games “Self Area”.
2012 Price Carlo Boscarato best italian comic author with “Bacio a cinque”, Topipittori
2012 Selected illustrations for the Mostra degli Illustratori of Bologna Children’s Bookfair
2008 Price Carlo Boscarato for the Best Short Story with the comic "L'acqua ricorda", written by Luca Vanzella and published on "Mono n°3", Tunuè
Bobos / Ciucci / Creazina interview / Designworklife / DLSO interview / Grazia / FFFFOUND / Frizzi Frizzi interview / Le Figure dei Libri / Imaginative Bloom / Kids Room Zoom interview / Minima&Moralia / Peanut Butter Thoughts / Studio Fludd interview
My name is Giulia, I'm an italian freelance illustrator and comic drawer based in Bologna.
I was born in 1985 in Fabriano (Italy) where I grew up with my 2 sisters, 3 cats and a dog. Then I've lived in Urbino, Pisa and Barcelona.
I make illustrations, comics and handmade objects. I take workshops for kids and adults, sometimes I curate exhibitions or I develop events with other artists.