Most significant professional experiences as a graphic designer

  • HUMAN RIGHTS NIGHTS, Bologna: creation of communication materials for the Festival of cinema, art, and music for human rights (posters, flyers, brochures, postcards).
  • MARKA, Bologna: Agorà, Arpa, Faac, GIBI, Gruppo Conerpo, Konar, New Planet, Vivai Mazzoni, Seat Italia, Shiro.
  • GRUPPOLIFE, Bologna: Art’è, Bahlsen, Biesse, Computer Discount, Croci, DI.BI. (Evotech), Haworth (Castelli, Com), Nike Italia, Pinguino Viaggi, Passini Group, Selco, Stayer.
  • NOUVELLE, Minerbio (Bo): Motorshow Bologna.
  • BRAIN, Castel Maggiore (Bo): BorgoPan, Confesercenti, FIMAA, Garden CAP, Lugli TecnoCart, TuttiGusti, Venturi Caffè.
  • GOLFARELLI EDITORE, Bologna: Delizie d’Elite, Fiera di Levante, Luci a Pesaro, Luci a Verona, Master Cibus, Mete d’Elite, Sanissimi, Sposi, Svela Marche, Svela Modena, Svela Romagna.
  • ZAMPIGHI, Sasso Marconi (Bo): Castiglione Estate (varie edizioni), Comune di Sasso Marconi, Fabrizio&Sabattini, Fondazione Marconi, Vivai Martelli.
  • FREELANDS NETWORK, Calderara di Reno (Bo): Claren Cutting Service, Freelands Network, Lagoemilia, MDocs, T.M.S., WTA (Web Technical Assistance).
  • STUDIO AMPA, Bologna: De Agostini Editore, Elemond Editori Associati, Profingest, RCS Rizzoli Editore, Zanichelli Editore.

Applications used
Illustrator, Photoshop, WordPress, Elementor, Woocommerce, Word, QuarkXPress, Midjourney, CapCut.

Overall studies and professional experiences

  • Scientific studies.
  • Photographic experience, internship and work activity at Studio Lombardi, Bologna (industrial photography, still life, darkroom for artistic black and white).
  • Photography and macro photography: publication of covers (Pàtron Editore, Zanichelli Editore) and illustrated postcards.
  • Author and co-author (as Marco Grassilli) of technical-financial texts and collaboration with magazines: CCIAA Bologna, Giuffré Editore, Editrice Esculapio, Pitagora Editrice, Sicil Cassa, Tramontana Editore, Zanichelli Editore.
  • Proofreader for Cooperativa Il Nove (technical financial texts, medical texts).
  • Import of contemporary craft artifacts (Native Americans, Brazil, Guatemala), and creation of the Kosa Art Gallery, Bologna.
  • Illustration of children’s books, with the creation of subjects and texts, including Pulcina and other anthropomorphized characters.
  • Author of novels and collections of stories, including Comete, Intrappolati, Cose di un altro Universo, Schegge, Luce, Bistrò.
  • Graphic design course at the Polo di grafica e comunicazione, Bologna.
  • Freelance advertising graphic designer (Leaf idee per comunicare), with creative and executive skills (logos and brands, folders, catalogs, postcards, brochures), for communication agencies such as Marka, Nouvelle, Gruppo Life di Bologna.
  • Course for Music management operator, Pesaro (Urbino University, Rossini Opera Festival of Pesaro).
  • Artistic visual research aimed at exploring dreamlike contents and experimentation with digital painting and graphic effects, a path documented on the website www.marcogra.it.
  • Collaboration for interior design projects, with presence on specialized platforms.

Other skills
Visual art, Creative writing, Narrative and descriptive drawing, Photography, Macro photography, Facebook campaigns.