About

Born in Alghero, graduated in Modern Literature – history of spectacle in Florence.

For 8 years I worked as critic, graphic designer and illustrator for the magazine Hystrio.

From 1997 to 2005 I cured the imagine of the International Balzan Foundation.

From 2009 I’m one of founders and the director of Mimaster Illustrazione, Milan, Italy and from 2017 the curator of The Illustrators Survival Corner for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair

My clients include:
as writer and critic Gakken, Castermann, Coccole Books, Corraini, Salani, La Repubblica, Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Il Libraio, scrivo.me

as illustrator for editorial  Il Sole 24 Ore, L’Espresso, La Repubblica, La Stampa, The New York Times Book Review, The Boston Globe, Die Zeit, Yahoo.com, A+ Hong Kong, Courrier International, Popshot, Babson, XPrize, ozy.com, Entrepreneur, Discoveries, Handelsblatt, InvestmentNews, Weekendavisen, Die Weltwoche, Capital, Arbiter, La Nuova Sardegna

as illustrator for books Salani, Principi & Princìpi, Pearson, De Agostini, EL-Einaudi ragazzi, Rizzoli, Centauria, Feltrinelli, Corraini, Médecins sans Frontiéres, Altraeconomia.

Awards:

NY Society of Illustrators Annual 58 (2016) 59 (2017) 60 (2018) 61 (2019)

3×3 Annual 13 (2016) 15 (2018)

American Illustration website, 2008, 2017

Communication Arts Award of Excellence, 2008

Creative Quarterly 50 online gallery (2018), 53 Journal (2018)

Exhibitions:

PrEgo (siete venuti per me?) – monographic, Bologna 2007, Alghero 2008.

Toilet Painting – collective permanent exhibition of Studio Bandalarga in Il Marchesino alla Scala, Gualtiero Marchesi’s restaurant, Milano 2009

La fine del mondo/The End of the world – collective exhibition at Ulrico Hoepli, Milano 2012

Cromosomaxx 2017 – collective exhibition in Moscow and social networks, 2017

 NY Society of Illustrators Exhibition 58 (2016) 59 (2017) 60 (2018) 61 (2019)

Interviews and articles

http://www.eventiculturalimagazine.com/cate…/il-personaggio/

http://www.dianoratinti.it/intervista-all-illustratore-ivan-canu/?fbclid=IwAR1sq9JeZhXAVAavFRTX-IUuWreQOJDDCTg23cVmGokCV9SIdPzzPQ45vxM

 

 Contact me here

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