Enrico Fornaroli

Enrico was born in 1961 and graduated at DAMS (art specialism), Department of Letters and Philosophy  of the University of Bologna with a thesis about the history of children’s literature. From 1985 to 1989, he handles a class about comics for primary school students at the Center for a training on consumptions “An head for thinking”  at the Municipality of Bologna. He was joint curator of the children’s book series “I Delfini” for Bompiani editor. From 1994 to 2013 he cooperates with the publishing house Panini Comics as publisher and journalist. He taught “Pedagogy and Education of Art” at the Schools of Fine Arts of Urbino, Carrara, Sassari, Naples and Bologna. In 2013 he joined the technical committee of  the contest “Concours européen d’illustration” of the event Salon du Livre et de la presse jeunesse en Seine-Saint-Denis and was curator of several exhibitions for the festivals Treviso Comics, Padova Fumetto, Napoli Comicon and the International  Festival of  Comics  in Lucca. He is lecturer for international workshops as expert of children’s literature and mass-communication. He is currently Director of the School of Fine Arts of Bologna and author of several publications about comics and illustrations.