Claudio Parentela is an illustrator, painter, photographer, mail artist, cartoonist, collagist and journalist. Born in Catanzaro (1962 – Italy) where he lives and works. Active since many years in the international underground scene. He has collaborated with many,many magazines of contemporary art. Some name amongst the many: NYArtsMagazine, Turntable & Blue Light Magazine, Komix,LitChaos, Why Vandalism, Thieves Jargon, 180 Mag, Braintwisting, The Doors of Creativity Anthology, Lo Sciacallo Elettronico, Inguine, Stripburger, Lavirint, Komikaze, Mystery Island Magazine…
His collages are colorful, loud and sometimes a bit freaky but we like them a lot. Feel free to contact Claudio Parentela if you would like to work with him!
He has collaborated and he collaborates with many bands of industrial music, noise, experimental & electronic, harsh & death & metal gore. He has illustrated poems and stories & music of Gavin Burrows, Harry Wilkens, Vittorio Baccelli, Claudio Morici, Alberto Rizzi, Cristiano Quadalti, Shannon Colebank and many more.
His obscure & crazy artworks are present & shown in many art galleries : at ’’GIRASOLE’’(Villa Basilica), at ’’TABULA RASA’’ (Barcellona), Vahagnartgallery , ‘’GALERIE SLAPHANGER’’ (Amsterdam) , ‘’La Casa Di Tolleranza’’ (Milan), ’’La Cueva-No Art Gallery’’ (Milan) , Spazio Aurora (Milan) , Forte Prenestino (Rome) ,Andenken Gallery (USA) and the list goes on and on..
Web Sites: http://www.claudioparentela.net