Mono Shout book | Alessandro Gottardo

March 09 2011 . 03:41am

Editorial clients partial:
The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, TIME, Esquire, Newsweek, National Geographic, Conde Nast Traveler, The Atlantic Monthly, Forbes, Wired ,Runner’s World, Plansponsor, Fortune, The Financial Times, Le Monde, Guardian, Esquire, The Economist, The Daily Telegraph, New Scientist, GQ, The Times of London, Minimum Fax, Internazionale, Annabelle, Random House, Penguin Books, Viking,

Advertising Clients: DDB UK, Young&Rubicam UK, BBH UK, Fallon US, BDM US, TWBA

GOLD MEDAL Book Category – Society of Illustrators New York 51TH
SILVER Medal Institutional Category- Society of Illustrators New York 53TH
SILVER Medal Advertising Category- Society of Illustrators New York 53TH
SILVER Medal Book Category- Society of Illustrators New York 53TH
GOLD AWARD Spots Society Of Publication Designers
David P. Usher Memorial Award – Society of Illustrators New York 49TH
Gold Package Design "International London Award"
Gold Pixie Award TV spot with J.J. Sedelmaier Produtcion
Gold medal 3×3 Pro Show No. 7 – Advertising category
The Chicago Athenaeum "Good Design" Award 2007 GRAPHICS / PACKAGING for "JETLAG" books series
Merit Award, cover magazine category, Society of Publication Designer 2008
3th Alt Pick Award 1th place jury vote single illustration
4th Alt Pick Award 1th place jury vote series illustration

New Visual Artist for 2007 – PRINT Magazine
Illustration: "Style And Substance A Visual History" by S. Heller & S. Chwast
"The future of the illustration" By Steven Heller & Marshall Arisman
"All the Art That’s Fit to Print (And Some That Wasn’t): Inside The NewYork Times Op-Ed Page" by Jerelle Kraus
Illustration Now V.2 by J. Wiedemann; Taschen
American Illustration Annual
Society of Illustrators Annual
The Society of Publication Designers Annual
Communication Art Illustration Annual
3×3 Magazine Pro Annual
Best 200 Illustrators Worldwide (Luerzer’s Archive)

Alessandro Gottardo faces Jetlag 1 (published by 27_9, Milan, 2006)
Alessandro Gottardo faces Jetlag 2 (published by 27_9, Milan, 2007)
Mono Shout (published by 27_9, Milan, 2010)

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Introducing Alessandro Gottardo aka SHOUT

February 26 2011 . 01:36pm

Born in Porhdenone, Italian artist Alessandro Gottardo studied Illustration at the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan and went on to work as an illustrator under the name Sashimi. In 2005 his second pseudonym, SHOUT, emerged marking a new and purposeful beginning for the artist. The success that followed led to worldwide recognition and the celebration of his work in important publications. He has won many gold medals including some of the industry’s most prestigious from the Society of Illustrators and Society of Publication Designers.

Choosing a name that represented his idea to speak with his own true voice Shout’s conscious goal was to work on projects where he could express his personal beliefs about a subject rather then always being forced to present the safe, commercial option. Describing sensitive issues with delicacy and elegance he lends his hand to many NGO projects, charitable causes and political articles.

“the idea always triumphs over style”

Shout lacks neither, fluid and minimal, his reductive technique and spacious compositions draw you in seductively. Narrative scenes composed of soft colours are interjected with flashes of red, where significant objects lead the eye to where the underlying idea is revealed. His graphic works get straight to the point with much closer perspectives and centralised subjects. Wonderfully textured, his works look hand drawn or printed yet, surprisingly, they are digitally produced. Shout’s subtle and poetic creations seduce you into thinking you know what your looking at…look again.

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