Giulio Bonasera is a freelance illustrator, animator, graphic artist, visual storyteller.

His work has appeared in the pages of The New York Times, Harper’s, The Wall Street Journal, Politico, GQ, The Economist, among the others and has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts Magazine, 3×3 Magazine.

Morphing iconic signs in a playful combination of elements, he likes to keep his compositions tied to a stylized and minimal approach, creating conceptual images in a graphic, minimal, negative-spaced style.

Since graduating at the Academy of Fine Arts of Rome, he continued to balance his practice between commissioned projects and self-driven work, crafting a personal visual language that blends diverse influences into a distinctive voice.

Selected Clients

AARP – All Nippon Airways – Bayard Presse – Bank of America – Blackrock Investment – Die Zeit – Discoveries Magazine – Einaudi – Focus Magazine – GQ – Harper’s – Harvard Business Review – Indiana University – Kiplinger’s Personal Finance – L’Espresso – La Repubblica – Nature – Nautilus – New Statesman – New York Magazine – Pentagram – POLITICO – Propublica – Santa Clara University – TBrand Studio – Tennis Magazine – The Boston Globe – The Economist – The Guardian – The Nation – The New York Times – The Wall Street Journal – TIME – Travel+Leisure – Vice USA – Village Voice – XPrize Foundation


American Illustration 2024
AI 43, Selected Winner

Society Of Illustrators 2024
Illustrators 66, selected

American Illustration 2023
AI 42, Chosen Winner

3×3 Magazine Pro Show 2023
20th Illustration Annual, selected

Society Of Publication Designers 2022
SPD 57, Merit Winner

American Illustration 2022
AI 41, Chosen Winner

Communication Arts 2022
CA Illustration Annual 63

3×3 Magazine Pro Show 2022
19th Illustration Annual, selected

Society Of Illustrators 2021
Illustrators 63, selected

American Illustration 2021
AI 40, Chosen Winner

American Illustration 2020
AI 39, Selected Winner

Communication Arts 2020
CA Illustration Annual 61

3×3 Magazine Pro Show 2020
17th Illustration Annual, selected

American Illustration 2019
AI 38, Chosen Winner

3×3 Magazine Pro Show 2019
17th Illustration Annual, bronze medal

Society Of Illustrators 2018
Illustrators 60, selected

American Illustration 2018
AI 37, Chosen Winner

Lurzer’s Archive 2018
“200 Best Illustrators Worldwide”

3×3 Magazine Pro Show 2017
15th Illustration Annual, selected

Illustration West 2017
56th Society Of Illustrators of Los Angeles, selected

3×3 Illustration Student Annual 2013
11th Illustration Annual, selected