BIO

SoniaQQ is Sonia Cucculelli.
She is an illustrator and animator. She was born in Rome where she graduated from the Accademia dell’Illustrazione e Comunicazione Visiva. She works in advertising and publishing.
She really loves animated drawings, the sign left by the black pen and the artisanal printing techniques.
Now she lives and works between Lecce and Rome.


CLIENTS 

PUBLISCHING
Rizzoli, Edizioni EL, Emme edizioni, Open, Liberi tutti e Futura (Corriere della Sera), LiberAria, 42Linee, Amica, L’Unità, Frigidaire, Lorium Press, R360, PIKA edizioni, Centro Fumetto Andrea Pazienza, Comune di Roma, Editcoop.
INDIE: Squame, Fame Fanzine, Lamantice.

COMMUNICATION
Dolci Advertising, Big Sur, Cheam, Cargo, Macete Creative company, Dinamo srl, Il Riscatto delle Cicale, Apload, Tangram Film, Carlotta Proietti, BiancaFilm, FAO, Made in Genesi , FOFI, CambioTesta, Opulentia, Misticanza Festival delle Arti, Milleolive, Le Cardamomò, Editcoop, Lisciani Giochi, ASL 8 Arezzo, ADN Kronos.

LAYOUT & STORYBOARD
Agencies: Red Carpet, Xesempio, Fun, Apload, Free Unit, Genesi, Uthopia

WALLS and SETDESIGN
Officine Birrai, Meridionale fondiaria, Urban Experience, Opulentia, Radio Sonar, Iter Film, OXFAM international, UCODEP, GCAP-Global Call to Action Against Poverty


ANIMATION
Tangram Film, FAO, produzione Young Frames, produzione Frogtail.
VIDEOCLIP: Tulsa is ok!, QUINTORIGO produzione Exsess
ANIMATED GIFs: IAMB, Tangram Film, Kate Walbert, Mille Olive
COLLABORATIONS: Mbanga Studio


AWARDS and RECOGNITIONS

Illustration
“Ritratti rivoluzionari” Lucca Junior – Selezione Speciale 2014
“Un giorno da campioni” Lucca Junior – Menzione Speciale 2010
“Un manifesto per Andersen”, Teatrio – Chioggia 2005
“Rosso Tondo”, Teatrio – Chioggia 2002

Animation

“SKATE”
2009 Videoclip for TULSA IS OK!

AWARDS
“Musicanimata” (Castelli Animati-MEI) – Mention Spéciale; “Filmvideo Montecatini” – Best videoclip 2010; “MyGeneration-Nickelclip” – Honorable Mention 2010

SELECTED
A-Tube 2010 (Varese, Italy); I’ve seen films 2010 (Italy); EFF festival 2010, EIFF 2010 (Italy); Inventa un film Lenola 2010 (Italy); Cyborg Film Festival 2010 (Italy); CutOut 2010 (Mexico); Visionaria 2010; Cortoons 2011 (Rome, Italy); ValsusaFilmFest 2011 (Italy), Supertoon 2011 (Croazia)

SCREENING
Future Film Festival 2010 (Bologna-Italy); Festival de Cine Italiano de Madrid 2010 (Spain); Tour de Film 2011 (Russia); Animasivo 2010 (Mexico City); Animated Drawing: Screening of works by emerging artists at Parasol Unit Gallery 2012 (London-GB); Festival de Guadalajara 2014 (Mexico)

“IL CANNONE”
(2006) Videoclip for Quintorigo PRODUCTION: Ediotion Musical EXESS s.r.l.

AWARDS
“Fax for Peace” Best video 2009-2010; “Cortiamo” – Best Animated Short 2006, “ResFest” – Italian Window section 2006; “il corto.it” – Nominated for Best Animated Short

SELECTED
“Castelli Animati”; “Potenza Animation Film Festival”; “Musicanimata-MEI”; “Orvietocortofest”; “Corti da sogni – Antonio Ricci”

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
“Tree case” (Tricase-LE, 2014) at Chimel Bottega d’Arte
“SONIAQQ@TUBA – incisioni” (Rome, 2013) at Libreria Tuba
“Q-bo” (Rome, 2012) at CUBO exhibition space for the event “00176 Pigneto Città Aperta”
“Skate” (Rome, 2009) at Ass. Granma
“…” (Rome, 2005) at Zoe exhibition space

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
“Se fosse un frutto” (Lecce 2017) at Ex Conservatorio Sant’Anna
“The Picture Club”- Cinque Mostre 2016 (Roma 2016) at American Academy
“KOMIKAZEN 99% “(Ravenna, 2013) Museo d’Arte della città di Ravenna
“Print About Me” contest 2012
“Animated Drawing: Screening of works by emerging artists”, (London, 2012) at Parasol Unit Gallery
“≤50” (Roma, decembre 2011 and 2012) at Ass. Grandma
“Fabula” (Rome, 2009-2010) at Studio Angeletti
“FERRO”: (Rome, 2007) expo site specific at ex-depot in San Lorenzo district (Granma group)
“FERRO”: (Tricase-Lecce, 2007) expo site specific at Ex Convento dei padri Scolopi (Granma group + Ass.Mobbasta)
“Il Doppio” (Rome, 2001) “Spegel” group at Ass. Granma
“IL SONNO”(Rome, 2002) “Spegel” group + “gruppe 10000” from Berlin, at Ass. Granma
“FORMAT” (Berlin, 2001) “Spegel” group at “So To Do” Gallery
2004-2010 member of Granma‘s artist group (Rome)
2000-2003 member of “Spegel”– artistic experimentation Group (Rome)


TEACHING
Pencil Art (Bari) from 2018.
Previously: Scuola Romana dei Fumetti, Officina B5