Matteo Nannini

Born in 1979 in Bologna (Italy)
He graduated with honours from the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna in 2003.
Since 1997 he starts proposing his works in public exhibitions.
Since 1998 he teaches drawing and painting at local schools in Emilia Romagna.

To the present day he has exhibited in a multitude of collective and solo exhibitions, events and art fairs in city such as:
Bologna, Picenza, Padova, Parma, Milano, Budapest, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, L’Aia, Shanghai, Londra…

His works belong to public and private collactions in:
Italy, UK, France, Spain, Holland, Austria, Hungary, United States and Australia.
His favourite means of expression is oil painting performed on any media.

Since 2012 he has also proposed himself as illustrator and cartoonist, with paintings and graphic novels with an ironic or investigative/noir taste.
In the spring of 2015 he published the first volume of his comics character : Detective J.W.Wiland (he created it in 2012 all by himself: subject, stories, dialogue and drawings)now on the threshold of publication of the fourth volume of the saga.
In 2016 he founded Nannini Editore : brand about publication of graphic novels and art catalogues of different authors and genres.
From the same year he hold a comics seminar for beginners at the Cento’s handicraft school.