Cartoonist, illustrator, graphic designer, journalist
He was born in 1955 in Rome, Italy.
He is a professional journalist, cartoonist, illustrator and graphic designer. Currently he works as a redactor of the daily La Repubblica. He has been publishing from 1975 in over 150 dailies and magazines in Italy, Europe and USA: II Popolo (from 1979 to 1997), II Messaggero, La Repubblica, Metropoli, II Mattino, Grazia, Gialli Mondadori, Panorama, Lavorare, II Coltivatore. TP Trasporti Pubblici, Comic Art, Help!, Comix, II Travaso, Marc’Aurelio, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Vancouver Sun, Tampa Tribune, Herald Tribune, Courrier International, Le Monde, Almanach Vermut, Nebelspalter, Eulenspiegel, Jez, Feferon, Szpilki, etc. CartoonArts International and The New York Times Syndicate distribute many of his editorial cartoons in USA and around the world. His works are published also on many websites and in the monthly online Buduar. He is Illustrator of many children’s books for important publishers like Giunti, De Agostini, La Scuola, San Paolo, Lapis, European Language Institute (28 reviews distributed in 30 Countries).
He is also author of some cartoon books.
As a graphic designer he collaborated with important associations, companies, RAI TV, TeleMontecarlo and other televisions. He won over 70 awards (16 First prizes) – Golden Palm in Bordighera (1997), 1 st Prize Council of Europe (1978 and 1990), 1 st S. Valentino Prize for his professional work (2005), 1st Prize in Istanbul (1987), Tehran, Krusevac, Pistoia, Pescara, Siena, Chieti, Citta di Castello, Dolo, Trento, Fano. Other important awards in Amsterdam, Belgrade, Tokyo, Skopje, Bjelovar, Galati, Montreal, Ottawa, Paris, Genova, etc. Two books with his illustrations were awarded First Prizes in Italy. He was a member of juries and correspondent of Witty World. His artworks are exposed in museums of Tolentino, Skopje, Istanbul, Tehran, Stockholm, Boca Raton and others. Marco De Angelis is living and working in Rome, Italy.
Reference: BEC (the Big Encyclopedia of Caricature), 2010