Flavio Melchiorre

Flavio Melchiorre

pescara, Abruzzo, Italy

About Flavio Melchiorre

Flavio Melchiorre (aka IDRO5) is an italian independent artist, award-winning designer, freelance illustrator, muralist and self taught painter with a degrees in Graphic Design and over fifteen years of experiences in editorial, advertising and fashion. His own "hypnotic" style was influenced by the PsychedelicArt and StreetArt culture. (Graffiti since'93).

Education

Degrees in GraphicDesign (UED European University of Design Pescara) and over fifteen years of experiences in typography, advertising and fashion industry.

Clients: Absolut, Adidas Originals, Behance, Citroën, Citizen Records, Commons&Sense, ComputerArts, Curioos, Engie, F.C.Panini, Fendi, Fieldcandy, Forgotten, Four23, Foot Locker, Future Publishing, Green Bear, Grove, Indierocket Festival, Le Bon Marche, Liquitex, Maibaic, Modify, Oilily, Oxibis, Pantone Universe, Panorama Musique, PepsiCo, Publicis, Quaker, Taschen, The Coolhunter, Winsor&Newton, Victionary and more.

Events

Awards:

• CITROËN Créative Awards 2010
• ADIDAS Celebrate Originality 2009
• OILILY Creative Studio Challenge 2008
• TASCHEN Illustration Now! 3 - 2009

Publications+Interviews:

• iSupportStreetArt - blog interview - (2018)
• CommunicationsArt - editorial / Art that trascends: the colorful history of psychedelic art.
• IDN / International Design Network Magazine (HK) Interview + Review - IdN v22n5 (2016)
• Phosphor Art (UK) - Interview Q&A - 11/2015
• Pantone® - Special ArtBasel on the Official Blog - 12/2014
• Saketekilla - An Hypnotic Universe Of Colours (Exclusive Interview) - 03/2014
• ThePill Magazine (issue 10) - 05/2013 - cover+interview - www.thepillmagazine.com
• Visual Arabia (YearBook) - 03/2013 -editorial illustration featured - www.visualarabia.com
• Illustration Served - 12/2012 - editorial illustration featured - www.illustrationserved.com
• Commons&Sense / issue43 - 2012 -double page illustration - www.commons-sense.net
• Revista Babel / issue14 - 2012 -cover+showcase - www.revistababel.com
• Lamono magazine - 2012 - online review - www.lamonomagazine.com
• Glossom Blog - 2012 -Featured Artists #25 - www.glossom.com
• Beware magazine - 2012 -online review - www.bewaremag.com
• Makemehappytoday / Illustration calling - 2011 - online interview - www.makemehappytoday.com
• The Artfuls - 2011 - online interview - www.theartfuls.com
• TASCHEN 2012 Diary+Calendar - 2011- Publication - www.taschen.com
• NexExit / issue n°90 October 2011 -cover+interview+showcase - www.nextexit.it
• The Creators Project / 2011 -online review - www.thecreatorsproject.com
• ComputerArts n°193 (UK) 2011 - tutorial / review - www.computerarts.co.uk
• Staf Magazine / 2011 - online interview/showcase - www.stafmagazine.com
• Ganzo "Dishing up visionary Italian style" / 2011- online interview/showcase - www.ganzomag.com
• FRESH "Cutting Edge Illustrations" / 2011- publication - www.slanted.de
• WeAr Global Magazine n°27/ 2011- product review - www.wear-magazine.com
• Grazia.it (IT - Mondadori Editore) 2011 - online interview - www.grazia.it
• ComputerArts n°186 (UK) 2011- publication/exposure - www.computerarts.co.uk
• Novum Plus 3/11 - Illustration Issue - 2011- publication article - www.novumnet.de
• TASCHEN 2011 Diary+Calendar - 2010 - Publication - www.taschen.com
• Victionary "Graphics Alive 2 - 2010 -Publication - www.victionary.com
• DigitalArts Magazine - 2010 - review+interview - www.digitalartsonline.co.uk
• Citroën Creative Awards - 2010 - Video interview - www.citroen.com
• Art Nouveau Magazine - 2010 - Interviewed in the fall issue (september) - www.an-mag.com
• Pattern Pulp - 2010 - online interview (june) - www.patternpulp.com
• Ipsepixel - 2010 - online interview (may) - www.ipsepixel.com
• Waitmag - 2010 - online interview (march) - www.waitmag.com
• Mezzomagazine - 2010 - Interviewed in issue n°7 (february) - www.mezzomagazine.it
• DigitalArts Magazine - 2009 - Featured in Showcase (october) - www.digitalartsonline.co.uk
• BRAINTWISTING - Around the web - 2008 - Linked up by www.braintwisting.com - Italy
• SEMIPERMANENT 2008 -Publication - www.semipermanent.com - Australia
• NEW MEDIA DESIGN 2008 - Publication contemporary artbook - Sometti Editore - www.sometti.it - Italy
• FEFE’ PROJECT 2007 - Publication Magazine - IED Rome - italy - www.fefeproject.com
• UTILITA’ MANIFESTA 2007 - Cover artwork for Etic project, Italy - www.utilitamanifesta.it
• FRATTURA SCOMPOSTA 2006 - Publication artmagazine- www.fratturascomposta.it - Italy

Exhibitions

• Aug 2018 - Caos Fluido, Solo Show at The Urban Box (Pescara - italy)
• Jul 2018 - Live Painting at Bababoom Festival x Greenbear (Fermo - italy)
• Mar 2018 - Live Painting at Spannabis x Greenbear (Barcelona - Spain)
• Nov 2017 - AbsolutSymposium - Live Painting, Club2Club supported by Absolut x Forgotten Project (Torino - Italy)
• June 2016 - Skateboards Confluences - Collective exhibition, Supported By Liquitex // Galleria Seno (Milano - Italy)
• March 2015: Live performance x Pantone® Colorwear at Le Bone Marché (Paris, FR)
• Jan 2015: Live performance x Pantone® Colorwear - Pitti Uomo 87 (Firenze, IT)
• December 2014: ArtBasel / Pantone® Colorwear - Exhibition at Lulu Laboratorium, Miami Beach (Florida, US)
• October 2013: The Squint Show (group exhibition) hosted by JWT (curated by Phosphor Art) - London (UK)
• 11/11/2011: Segno (group exhibition) - Mezzomagazine, Francavilla al Mare (IT)
• 18 September/ 03 October 2010: Candy World (group exhibition) - Artefatto2010, Trieste (IT)
• 5/16 July 2010: Spot The Tiger (group exhibition) - Dreamspace Gallery, London (GB)
• April/June 2010: Tips'n Trips (solo exhibition) - La Cantina di Jozz - Pescara (IT)
• September 2008: MocaVirtual Museum (online gallery) - Brooklyn, NY (USA)
• August 2007: Segni Particolari (solo exhibition) - Caffè 76, Pescara (IT)
• December 2005: Lineamente (group exhibition) - Allegriso, Pescara (IT)