Biography

Born in Italy, Carlo has been always deeply passionate about drawing.

After graduating in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan, he chose to further his education attending art and design studies. He collaborated with the premier italian designer Bruno Munari, an amazing experience that influenced his way to see the world.

As an editorial and advertising illustrator, Carlo works with major italian magazines and newspapers and with international clients in Europe and in the U.S.

His distinctive style continually wins Italian Illustration awards and the work has been selected by The American Illustration Annual and won the Gold Medal Award in Creative Quarterly’s #15 contest and Awards of Excellence from Communication Arts.

In 2015 he wrote and illustrated  I am Milan, followed by I am London and  I am New York the first title of a new book collection, published by Moleskine, dedicated to the main cities of the world.

In 2019 he created an online illustration course with Domestika where he explains his vision and his working method, followed in 2021 by a second course dedicated to perspective.

In 2021 he created his first children illustrations for the book " Zaha Hadid", written by Eloisa Guarracino, published by Raum Italic, Berlin and Maxxi, Rome

Carlo lives and works in Berlin.

Clients

La Repubblica, Cartier, Mandarin Oriental Tel Aviv, Domus, Abitare, Brioni, Trussardi, Unesco, Club Med, Fnac, Moleskine, GQ, Missoni, Zanotta, Poliform, Vanity Fair, MTA New York, Wirtschaftswoche, Nestlé, Goethe Institut, Lufthansa, Illy, Bompiani, Rizzoli, Wall Street Journal, Futurium Museum Berlin, Domestika, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,  Raum Italic, MAXXI Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI secolo Roma, Princeton Architectural Press, Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Green Peace Mag, MEET Digital Culture Center Milano, DLA Piper Law Firm Copenhagen, SEA Milan Airports, The High Line New York, Dom Perignon, Stefano Ricci, LG, Bosch, Burgo Group, Fondazione Fiera di Milano.

Personal exhibitions

2023

Fare Castelli di Carta - Live drawing - Triennale di Milano - Burgo Group-BookCity-Illustrifestival

2023

Solo Show - London Calling - Galleria Bonvini - Milano

2023

This Must Be The Place - Carlo Stanga ritrae Milano - Curated by Bonvini1909 - SAG'80 - Milano

2023

Carlo Stanga for LAND - CONVERSIONS - soloshow at Wunderkammer - Milano

2022

Packaging Personified 2022 - Fiera Milano, in collaboration with Galleria Bonvini

2021

Immersive Animation -Popping up Milano - curated by MEET -Malpensa Airport-Milano

2021

IMAGINE NEW YORK - Galleria Bonvini - Milano

2018

Miracoli a Milano – Galleria Bonvini - Milano

2018

Interno Milanese – in collaborazione con Zanotta – Spazio Salvioni - Milano

2015

I am Milan – Libreria Feltrinelli di Piazza Piemonte – Milano

2010

Poster in the Subway Underground Gallery – MTA- Subway Stations in Manhattan – New York

2009

Poster in the Subway Embrace - MTA– Subway Stations in Manhattan – New York

Collective exhibitions

2023

Exhibition - Can creative change the World ? - Moleskine Foundation- Saatchi Gallery-London

2023

Exhibition for La Semana Profesional del Arte de Oviedo- Oviedo, Spain

2023

Exhibition - Can creative change the World ? - Saint Blaise Church - Moleskine Foundation- Arles, France

2022

Detour-Moleskine foundation - Harman Projects Gallery-New York

2022

Detour - See the world through creativity - Moleskine Foundation- One World Trade Center - New York

2022

INTERMEZZO - Palais Populaire - Deutsche Bank Foundation - Berlin

2022

Exhibition Detour 2.0 - A Journey through creative Catalysts - Moleskine Foundation - Palais de Tokyo - Paris

2019

Premio Illustri - BASE - Milano

2019

I had a dream - Africa Center -by Moleskine Foundation - New York City

2018

Mostra Premio Illustri - Gallerie d’Italia - Milano

2018

Cartoline d'Ìtalia – Associazione Illustri - Istituto italiano di cultura - Tokyo

2009

One World - Infantellina Contemporary Gallery - Berlin

2005

Poster Unico - Cinema Anteo – Milano

2004

Mostra dell’ Illustrazione italiana al Salone del Libro di Tai Pei – Tai Pei

2003

Collettiva di Illustratori Italiani – Associazione Illustratori -Galleria L`Affiche – Milano

2002

Collettiva di Illustratori Italiani – Associazione Illustratori – Parigi

2000

Mostra collettiva: 98 bandiere di artisti contemporanei- Milano

Lectures and Workshops

2023

Lesson - Drawing Cities - YACademy Bologna

2023

Workshop - YACademy Bologna

2023

Festival della Mente: dialogo con Giulia Capodieci di Wunderkit, cinque oggetti per la creatività

2023

Wunderkit – dialogo con Giulia Capodieci, su 5 oggetti da raccontare - Bonvini1909-Milano

2023

Artribune Talk with Andreas Kipar/LAND and Massimiliano Tonelli - Milano

2022

Workshop - Dussmann Culture Center and Bookstore - with Moleskine - Berlin

2022

Talk - I am the City - Domus Academy -. Milano

2022

Talk at Accademia di Belle Arti di Roma - Rome

2022

Lesson - Illustrating Architecture - YACademy Bologna

2022

Workshop - YACademy Bologna

2022

Talk – Palais populaire – Deutsche Bank Foundation – Berlin

2022

Lectio Magistralis for Prof. Arch. Andreas Kipar's course opening– Politecnico di Milano

2021

Talk - Oltre le Mappe - Università Bicocca - Milano

2021

Talk - I am the City- Utopian Hours -Torino Stratosferica – Centro Lavazza – Torino

2021

Talk-Meet the Media Guru, the artist - Meet, Digital Culture Center - Milano

2019

Talk - Illustrating New York - with Moleskine at Rizzoli Bookstore - New York

2019

Workshop - Sketch-Mob - with Moleskine in New York

2019

Talk - I am the City - Moleskine America Headquarter - New York

2018

Talk - Miracoli a Milano - Bonvini1909 - Milano

2018

Workshop-Sketch-Mob with Moleskine - New York

2018

Conference at Accademia di Brera - Milano

2015

Workshop-SketchMob Italia - with Moleskine - Milano

Awards

2022

American Illustration Award 41

2022

Premo di Illustrazione della Biennale di Divulgazione dell'Architettura - 2022

2021

American Illustration Winners 40

2019

American Illustration Award 38

2019

Creative Quarterly 55 Winner - I am New York

2018

Premio Illustri - Selected

2018

American Illustration Award 37

2017

3X3 Magazine - Merit Award - I am London

2016

3x3 International Illustration Show 13 - Merit Award - New York - I Am Milan

2016

Premio Treccani Web - I Am Milan

2016

Winner - American Illustration 35 - I Am Milan

2014

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I.

2014

Winner - Illustration Annual 55th May/June 2014 - Issue of Communication Arts Architecture MADE EXPO

2013

Winner - Creative Quarterly Journal 34 - New York-Le Cinque Terre

2012

Annual Italian Illustrators

2010

Creative Quarterly 20 Award - Underground Gallery

2009

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I. New York Embrace

2009

Special Honor - Creative Quarterly 18 - Pragma

2009

Gold Medal - Creative Quarterly 16 - Iseo Serrature

2009

Merit - Creative Quarterly 16 - Pragma

2009

Gold Medal - Creative Quarterly 15 - New York Embrace

2008

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I.- Club Med

2008

Award Illustration Annual 26 - Poliform

2007

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I. - La Repubblica, Tesoro Italia

2006

Award dell'Illustrazione Italiana A.I. - Poliform