March 30 - April 2 4 - 7 May
2020
Bologna
Italy
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The 2020 selected illustrators

The Mapping project hosts each year a selection of illustrators participating in the “Children-Spectators” competition. In 2022, a final show will gather a selection of all the works presented over the project. Illustrators art will be shown together with 4 guest international artists

In 2020, 641 illustrators from 62 countries participated to the second edition. The jurors – Ayami Moriizumi, Paola Vassalli, Giorgia Grilli e Roberto Frabetti - selected 38 artists:



  • Alessia Amori
  • Italy
  • Rosso Cappuccetto
  • collage
  • Martina Aranda
  • Spain
  • Nanas
  • mixed technique
  • Lourdes Asencio Sánchez
  • Spain
  • A puppet night / Una notte di marionette
  • graphite
  • Maria Ashikhmina
  • USA
  • Pan Flute Magic
  • watercolor, oil pastel, digital
  • Natalia Bykova
  • Russia
  • You and me
  • digital
  • Elisa Caroli
  • Italy
  • Nel mondo di Yayoi - i bambini e l'arte contemporanea
  • digital
  • Tzu-Chun Chang
  • Taiwan
  • The wonderland
  • gouache, pencil, colorpencil
  • Pikazoo Chen
  • Taiwan
  • Make Believe
  • digital
  • Lizaveta Chkhaidze
  • Belarus
  • The musician and the child
  • acrylic, gouache and digital
  • Sonja Danowski
  • Germany
  • The Theater next door
  • pencil, ink, watercolor
  • Gabriela Endo
  • Argentina
  • Summer dream.
  • watercolors and graphite.
  • Salvatore Ferrara
  • Italy
  • L'ultimo spettatore
  • digital
  • Carolina T. Godina Ciria
  • Spain
  • Empieza la magia
  • gouache, colored pencil, charcoal, digital
  • Noémi Grandjean
  • Belgium
  • What makes an orchestra ?
  • pencils, digital
  • Suzanne Kaufman
  • USA
  • All Are Welcome to Lunar New Year Celebration
  • pencil, ink, collage, digital
  • Giulio Lardera
  • Italy
  • Circo ad incastro
  • mixed media
  • Yuke Li
  • China
  • Treasure Hunt
  • ink, watercolor, digital
  • Eliana Micheli
  • Italy
  • The SHOW is EVERYWHERE
  • mixed: acryilic, pencil, digital
  • Sofie Nachtegael
  • Belgium
  • l voor leeuw (l for lion)
  • gouache
  • Shirley Ng-Benitez
  • USA
  • La Danse de l'Ours Bleu et de la Fille
  • acryl gouahce, colored pencils, and graphite on Fabriano Artistico Hot Press
  • Maite Ortiz
  • Argentina
  • Puppentheater
  • watercolor, digital
  • Matteo Pagani
  • Italy
  • Piccoli saltimbanchi
  • pencil, watercolor, tempera
  • Lykke Bianca Petersen
  • Denmark
  • Cover of childrensbook " Can a Gorilla be a good teacher?"
  • pencil, digital
  • Cristina Pieropan
  • Italy
  • Waste Collection Show (today's child spectator is tomorrow's adult performer)
  • chalcographic techniques (etching, aquatint, drypoint), watercolor
  • Chiara Raineri
  • Italy
  • Poco nuvoloso con scarse precipitazioni
  • tempera, graphite
  • Sole Rodríguez
  • Spain
  • Piano class
  • colour pencil, crayon
  • Carin S.Guarino
  • Germany
  • The Nutcracker emotion
  • mixed: pencil, digital
  • Pier Luigi Sandano
  • Italy
  • Un amico... all'improvviso
  • colorpencil, pencil, digital
  • Daniela Santandrea
  • Italy
  • Il teatro dà una veste alla mia fantasia
  • acrylic on paper
  • Kiki Skipi
  • Italy
  • Melodia della natura
  • mixed media
  • Daniel Trudu
  • Italy
  • In scena!
  • digital
  • Rita Tu
  • China
  • Shadow Play
  • mixed media
  • Tonka Uzu
  • Bulgaria
  • Show Time
  • pencil, watercolor
  • Vittoria Valentini
  • Italy
  • Dance Dance
  • digital
  • Sophie Vissière
  • France
  • A star for each other
  • stencil, gouache, colored pencils
  • Adam Wasik
  • Poland
  • The Busker
  • digital
  • Svitlana Zemlyankina
  • Ukraine
  • just image
  • watercolor, pencil
  • Darcy Zoells
  • USA
  • "He who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once" Robert Browning
  • digital
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