PAOLO RUI

Born in Milano in 1962
First published work: 1978
Highest Academic degree: degree in Painting at Milano's Brera Academy of Fine Arts (1985).
1988 Fulbright scholarship to attend a course of specialization in Illustration at Art Center College of Design - Pasadena, Ca - U.S.A. 1988/89.
Now I live in Milano sharing a studio with qualified colleagues Giorgio Campioni, Sabrina Stefanini, Sara Migneco, Agostino Cera and Fabio Delvò.
Since 2010 I have started a parallel artistic career which often takes me to Taiwan R.O.C. to exhibit my works.
Member of the Italian Illustrators Association's Board of Directors since 1992
President of the Italian Illustrators Association 2001-2005 www.autoridimmagini.it
President of EIF 2011-2013 (now Board member) - European Illustrators Forum, an organization including all major European Illustrators associations www.european-illustrators-forum.com

CLIENTS

Publishing

Grimm Press, Yuan Liou, Tian Xia and Cinken - Taiwan, Charlesbridge Publishing-  USA, Carthusia Edizioni, Mondadori, Sperling & Kupfer, Cideb-Black Cat, PBM, De Agostini, EDT, Marsilio - Italy, and others. My books have been published and re-published in Taiwan, USA, Korea, Japan, Switzerland, Israel, Brasil, China and Italy.

Non Governmental Organisations

WWF, Emergency, Action Aid, the Jane Goodall Institute - Taiwan, The United Euro Bridge - UK, FuBon Art Foundation - Taiwan, AIL - Italian Leukemia Association, LILA - Italian AIDS Association, Animal Amnesty and others.

Animation

I have collaborated with a few advertising companies in Italy and Taiwan in the making of short animations for TV and web, for clients such as Henkel, Bostik and Fubu store and worked on some personal projects now visible on Youtube.

TEACHING

Teacher of introduction to professional practices in visual communication at Milano's IED European Design Institute - since 2005
Teacher of Conceptual Illustration at Milano's European Design Institute since 2004
Professional counselor and advisor for the Italian Association of Illustrators AI since 2009
Speaker on professional issues and fair practices for authors and illustrators at Bologna Children's Book Fair for the Italian Illustrators Association and the European Illustrators Forum since 2004.

AWARDS

Special LYRA-FILA Award for best image made in traditional techniques, AI Annual 2017;
Gold Medal Award in the "Self-promotion" section of AI Annual 2016;
Gold Medal Award in the "Exhibitions" section of AI Annual 2015;
Award for the video "Where do we go from here" on Vimeo, Sept. 2014;
Second Prize at the International Illustration Competition "Colourful Rights - We are the future" 2014;
First Prize at the international illustration competition "Beyond the line" 2010;
Special Mention at the international illustration competition Bimbi Volanti (Flying Kids) 2008;
Junior Library Guild 2009 for my book "Galileo and the Leaning Tower experiment" Charlesbridge Publishing, US;
Italian Illustration Awards, Annual 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017;
Second Prize at the International Illustration Competition Torino City of Culture 2002;
MEDIASTARS Prize 1996 for best billboard advertising illustration for NEC;
Best Editorial Illustration Award Annual 2 - 1995;
Special award for the illustration competition "Coop: 150 years' co-operation" 1995;
Twice selected for the Bologna Children's Book Fair in 1999-2000.

EXIBITIONS

Some of my works have been displayed in various exhibitions in Italy, France, Greece, Cuba, Hungary, England, USA, Iran and Taiwan. A few works are now part of private collections and one is included in the collection of the Granatieri di Sardegna Historical Museum in Rome.

Recent exhibitions include:

2018 - Milano Postcards (ce) – Galleria V.Emanuele II, Milan
Paolo Rui at Changhua Run Art Festival, White Cube Cafe, Changhua, Taiwan
Il Vignaiolo Universale – Villa Necchi Campiglio, Milan
2017 - Annual Illustratori 2017 - Laboratorio Formentini, Milano (ce)
“Yún fēitiān – Flying Clouds” – Arts Dot 2, Taichung, Taiwan (ce)
“168” - Xianheng Hall Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
グループ展 Kajiu-ou the Monster King", Livorno, Italy (ce)
Future Printmaking “AHM Gallery, Taipei“ Taiwan (ce)
Diritti a Colori “Fondazione Malagutti“ Sala Borsa, Bologna (ce)
2016 “Island”, “– Let’s Art Gallery, Puli, Taiwan
Coincidences ( ) - Xianheng Hall Gallery, Taichung, Taiwan
Educa (ce) “Palazzo Istruzione“ Rovereto
Milano Postcards (ce) - Spazio Lambrate, Milan
2015 - HOME? - 翊綺藝術 - White Cube Cafe', Changhua - Taiwan
IMAGES for CLIMATE! - Associazione Autori di Immagini FB page (ce)
Monkey business - Open Box Art Stage, Taichung, Taiwan
HOME? - 翊綺藝術 - Let's Art Gallery - Puli - Taiwan
Cartografie dell'Immaginario (ce) - Pad. Chiarini Carletti, La Quercia, Viterbo
2014 - Diritti a Colori (ce) - Casa Mantegna - Mantua
Brand Art (ce) - Palazzo Isimbardi - Milan
Where do I dream? - Open Box Art Gallery, Taichung - Taiwan
Flights of Fancy  - YouYishu Art Gallery - Puli - Taiwan
Rione Cassero...in comics! (ce) - Palazzo Gentili Spinola, Foligno
Grimm Press (a retrospective) - National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts - Taichung, Taiwan
Art or Craft or somewhere in between? - Hsiuping University of Science and Technology - Dali, Taichung, Taiwan
2013 - Diritti a Colori (ce) - Palazzo Te' - Mantua
Annual Illustratori 2013 (ce) - Sala San Leonardo, Cannaregio - Venice
Aerial Inspiration - Open Box Art Gallery, Taichung - Taiwan - Paolo Rui at Musterring Store - Taichung Taiwan
Equilibrium - Anadema Hair Stylists - Milan
2012 - Occasional Dimorphisms - Anadema - Milan
Annual Illustratori 2012 (ce) - Sala San Leonardo, Cannaregio - Venice
Movements - Open Box Art Gallery - Taichung, Taiwan
Traveller's metamorphosis (ce) - Stelline Art Gallery - Milan
2011 - Milano in Bilico (Milan on the wobble) - Spazio Arte Tolomeo - Milan
Open Box (ce) - Open Box Art Gallery - Taichung, Taiwan
Annual Illustratori 2011 (ce) - NABA - Milan - 'Flight' - 4 artists live painting performance - Milan
Made in Taiwan (ce) - La Cornice bookstore - Cantu', Italy
2010 - Paolo Rui - Canottieri Milano Sport Club - Milan
TNAU Exhibition (ce) “Taiwan New Arts Union Gallery“ Tainan, Taiwan
Annual Illustratori 2010 (ce) - Hoepli Bookstore - Milan

(ce) - Collective exhibition

Paolo Rui  - 藝術家,插畫家

1962年出生於義大利米蘭
1985年  畢業於米蘭Brera美術學院   專攻繪畫
1988年獲獎學金赴美國加州Art Center college of Design進修
28歲在米蘭開設自己的工作室,開始自由插畫家的生涯。

工作和專業經歷
米蘭歐洲設計學院 (Istituto Europeo di Design ) 插畫教授
現任義大利插畫協會國際事務負責人.
現任歐洲插畫家論壇副主席
曾任義大利插畫家協會主席,  ( 2001-2005)
曾任歐洲插畫家論壇主席 ( 2011-2013 )
曾任米蘭NABA藝術學院講師

廣告插畫
許多知名企業合作,包括Peugeot, Alfa Romeo, FIAT, IBM, NEC, South African Airlines, Panasonic, Dr.Scholl's, Mattel, Clarks, Henkel, Disney, Heineken, Sanpellegrino, Coca Cola, Danone, Gardaland, Speedo, Schweppes, Sony等。

台灣方面: 富邦藝術基金會,六福村, 台灣民俗村, 雀巢咖啡

其他創作領域
繪本 — 曾與許多知名出版公司合作, 其中包括台灣的格林出版公司及遠流出版社, 美國 Charlesbridge Publishing , 義大利Carthusia Edizioni, Mondadori, Sperling & Kupfer, Cideb-Black Cat, PBM, De Agostini
動畫 –- 曾和義大利和台灣的廣告公司合作動畫短片, 客戶包括Henkel, Bostik 等
藝術創作 –-  2010 年開始在義大利和台灣舉辦個人畫展和聯展, 作品包括繪畫,版畫,雕塑等

2014年受邀在台中台灣國立美術館舉辦插畫原畫展
2016 年參與客家電視台”客家熱點子"節目https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKxA1nU-LyA

得獎紀錄
2017年作品獲義大利影像協會傳統技法類金牌獎
2016年作品獲義大利影像協會金牌獎
2015年作品獲義大利影像協會金牌獎
2014年動畫作品獲Vimeo獎
2010 年 義大利 Mantova國際插畫競賽  首獎
2009 年  繪本 “ 伽俐略和比薩斜塔 “  ( 美國 Charlesbridge Publishing Publishing 出版 ) , 獲選為年度優良讀物
2006,2007,2008,2009, 2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016, 2017, 2018 年, 作品分別入選並刊登在義大利插畫年鑑
2002年  獲義大利杜林國際插畫競賽特別獎
2001年曾擔任由中國福利會舉辦〝21世紀國際創造藝術兒童畫精選〞評審
兒童繪本曾獲1999年和2000年義大利波隆那國際兒童書插畫展
1996年〝NEC行動電話〞廣告獲最佳廣告獎
1995年  義大利插畫年鑑最佳插畫獎

臉書:               https://www.facebook.com/paolorui.it/
Linked In:   https://www.linkedin.com/in/paolo-rui-193735a/
部落格:           http://sirbumboom.blogspot.com/
2016 年參與客家電視台”客家熱點子"節目: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKxA1nU-LyA