Giovannina Colalillo, is a Toronto-born artist and Ontario College of Art and Design University (OCADU) graduate. She developed a unique painting style with Caran d'Ache’s Neocolor II Aquarelle water-soluble wax pastels to produce truly remarkable results with vivid colours, energetic fluid styles, and dynamic concepts. For her quick, fresh line style, she utilizes an ink dry brush technique overlaid with splashes of colour washes. She continually combines and experiments with traditional and digital mediums.
Her award-winning images have been featured worldwide in a variety of commissions. Editorial publications, include; Cosmopolitan Magazine, Forbes Magazine, and The Wall Street Journal. In book publishing, some of the books she has illustrated are; Heads or Tails? by Rigby Books, Smoke! by Cengage and Teach Me Torah by Behrman House. In addition, she has produced advertisements and promotions for Ameritech, Kellogg’s, Manulife Financial, Mobil Exxon Oil, and Visa, among others.