Chiara Dattola is a creative nomad, but is currently based in Milan.
She has been working in the field of editorial illustration, design and artistry since 2000.
During her creative career, she has gained vast international recognition, and has worked for newspapers, magazines, and advertising agencies worldwide.
She creates original artwork and books for children, both as author and illustrator, as well as related art and illustration projects for global markets.
Her illustrations appear in collective art and illustration exhibitions in Italy and abroad.
Among her most important projects, she designed all the illustrations for Internazionale magazine’s 2016 calendar.
She was one of the official teachers at the Institute of European Design (IED) in Milan and in Turin ‘till 2018.
In 2021 she tooks part in the activity of the french collective Contributive, participating as a member as the official illustrator. The project is still ongoing and aims to propose a new economic model focused on contribution and not on competition.
She is now improving her skills in the field of surface design, and brand identity.
Internazionale, Le Monde, Télérama, Libération, Campus magazine, Les Echos, Enjeux les Echos, Corriere della Sera, Sole 24Ore, Régal, Pèlerin, Plansponsor, Alternative Economique, Monocle, Le Bon marché, Les Editions du Rouergue, Les Editions du Ricochet, Yeowon media publisher, Kyowon publisher, De Agostini, Zanichelli, Messaggerie libri, Montessori Korea, Franco Cosimo Panini publisher, Nobili Rubinetterie, Antinori Cantine, Grohe, Ambientha, Leo Burnett.
2018 Creative Quarterly n.54
2016 Two Honorable Mentions on n.13 3X3 Annual International Illustration Show
2015 Creative Quarterly n.41
2009 Italian illustration annual
2008 Italian illustration annual
2007 Italian illustration annual
2006 Italian illustration annual
on Contributive.org by Carole Lipsyc
on Ambientha by Alessandra Nazzari
on The Heroine’s Journey by Peter de Kuster
on Picame mag by Andrea Berretta
on JustBaked by Massimiliano De Ritis
on DesignPlayground by Elena Chiocchia
on Artwort by Laura Massaroli
on Milano.Corriere.it by Lorenzo Viganò
on Organiconcrete by Marta Latini
on Artonweb by Ferruccio Giromini
2021 La danza immobile – written by Manuel Scorza – Feltrinelli p. – Milano, Italy • Amazon
2020 Storia di Garabombo l’Invisibile – written by Manuel Scorza – Feltrinelli p. – Milano, Italy • Amazon
2020 Rulli di Tamburo per Rancas – written by Menuel Scorza – Feltrinelli p. – Milano, Italy • Amazon
2019 Superfuretto – written by Elisa Vix – Biancoenero pub. – Roma, Italy • Amazon
2019 Fughe verticali – written by M.Chiodetti, illustrations by Chiara Dattola – Gaele publisher – Varese, Italy • My Bigcartel
2019 Le Livre des Animaux magiques – written by F.Daugey, from an idea of Chiara Dattola, illustrations by Chiara Dattola – Les editions du Ricochet – Nice, France • Amazon
2018 Les p’tits singes – written by F. Daugey – Les editions du Ricochet – Nice, France • Amazon
2017 Les p’tites saisons – written by F. Laurent – Les editions du Ricochet – Nice, France • Amazon
2016 Colori – written by G. Clima – thai edition PLAN for KIDS publishing • Amazon
2016 Forme – written by G. Clima – thai edition PLAN for KIDS publishing • Amazon
2015 Le p’tit jardin – written by B. Vaultier – Les editions du Ricochet – Nice, France • Amazon
2014 La p’tite forêt- written by B. Vaultier – Les editions du Ricochet – Nice, France
2014 Cappuccetto Rosso e il sentiero nel bosco – chinease edition BeiJin 21th Century Publishing
2013 Colori – written by G. Clima – Coccinella pub. – Milan, Italy
2013 Forme – written by G. Clima – Coccinella pub. – Milan, Italy
2013 Une p’tite école – written by B. Vaultier – Les editions du Ricochet – Nice, France
2013 Sangre y Arena – written by B. Ibanez, by Miguel Pinto Fuentes – ELI pub. – Recanati, Italy • Amazon
2012 Une p’tite ruisseau – written by F. Laurent – Les editions du Ricochet – Nice, France
2012 Gira la giostra – written by R. Piumini – Panini pubublishing – Modena, Italy • Amazon
2012 Superfuret – written by Elisa Vix – Rouergue pub. – Paris, France
2012 Thank you, bugs! – written by Candacee White – Montessori Korea – Seoul, Korea
2012 Pisopisello – by G. Clima – Coccinella pub. – Milan, Italy • Amazon
2011 Ten little Santas – Yeowon media – Seoul, Korea
2011 Une p’tite graine – french edition Les editions du Ricochet • eBook
2011 Ocattaccati! – written by A. Roveda – Lineadaria pub. – Biella, Italy
2010 Giovan Battista! – by Chiara Dattola – Comune di Laveno pub. – Laveno, Italy
2010 Gedeone – written by C.Segre – Il gioco di leggere pub. – Milano, Italy
2010 Cappuccetto Rosso e il sentiero nel bosco – written by Pino Pace – EDT pub. – Torino, Italy
2010 Le paure fanno pace – written by A. Roveda – Lineadaria pub. – Biella, Italy • Amazon
2010 Vito’s Italy – Kyowon – Seoul, Korea
2010 Grr Grr il piccolo dinosauro – written by E. Dell’Oro – Piemme pub. – Milano, Italy
2010 One little bean – chinease edition Petrel Publishing
2009 One little bean – written by Cécile Kim – Yeowon media – Seoul, Korea
2009 Rosso Papavero – written by A. Roveda – Lapis pub. – Roma, Italy • Amazon
2008 Paese che vai – written by Guido Quarzo – NordSud pub. – Milano, Italy • Amazon
2007 Il cammello che sapeva leggere – written by A. Roveda – Terre di Mezzo pub. – Milano, Italy
2006 Qui con me – by Chiara Dattola – Sinnos pub. – Roma, Italy • Amazon
2006 Franco, è ora di alzarsi! – written by C. Scalabrini – Fabbri pub. – Milano, Italy
2006 Caccola e i mammuth – written by Dino Ticli – Giunti pub. – Firenze, Italy
2005 Inventiamoci un eroe – written by F. Giromini – Hablò pub. – Milano, Italy
2005 Tutti uguali, tutti diversi – by Chiara Dattola – Hablò pub. – Milano
2005 Rigoletto – greek edition MONTEPNOI KAIPOI
2002 Boris Godunov – Archinto pub. & Teatro La Scala di Milano – Milano, Italy
2001 Rigoletto – Archinto pub. & Teatro La Scala di Milano – Milano, Italy
2001 Turandot – Archinto pub. & Teatro La Scala di Milano – Milano, Italy