About

I paint and do illustrations by mainly using both the drawing and painting methods following:

  • Oil on canvas
  • Collage
  • Felt-tip pen
  • Ink
  • Pastel
  • Pencil
  • Gouache
  • Watercolour

I love using a limited pallette, as much as I like using full range of colour.

You can buy prints of Edoardo Dispenza’s artworks on:

  • dispenzawordpresscom.artistwebsites.com
  • dispenzawordpresscom.fineartamerica.com
  • pixel.com

Some of my drawings published in:

  1. Una storia siciliana – Novel – Claudio Perna – Self-publishing – Palermo – 2009
  2. Isolde Gruber – il tempo dell’essere – Novel – Claudio Perna – Self-publishing – Palermo – 2010
  3. Meglio parlare al vento che esser muti fra pesci – Short stories, poetry – Daniela Lampasona – Edizioni Viaggidicarta S.a.s – Palermo – 2010
  4. Nel segno della tartaruga – Novel – Claudio Perna – Edizioni RC multigrafica – Palermo – 2011
  5. L’oro di marzo – Novel – Claudio Perna – Self-publishing – Palermo – 2014
  6. Paradiso in terra – Novel – Claudio Perna – Qanat – Editoria e Arti Visive di Toni Saetta – Palermo – 2015
  7. Viaggio a settembre in tempo di vendemmia – Novel – Claudio Perna – (oltre l’editore) Ed. tipografica – Palermo – 2017
  8. Viaggio a settembre in tempo di vendemmia – Novel – July 2017 reissue – Claudio Perna – (oltre l’editore) Ed. tipografica – Palermo – 2017
  9. Ti chiedo ancora di volare – Poetry – Claudio Perna – (oltre l’editore) Ed. tipografica – Palermo – 2017
  10. Il pianista di Salina (Una storia a Salina) – Novel – 2013 – Claudio Perna

and in some remakes.

July 2018 – Poet, writer, anthropologist, philosopher and publisher Tommaso Romano’s volume Nel vortice – Singolarità ed élite (Ed. CO.S.MOS) has a page (p. 168) about the artist Edoardo Dispenza

June 2018 – Ottagono Letterario used “Overbuilding area” drawing by Edoardo Dispenza for the poster of its literary event “Ferdinando Russo parla sul tema ‘Il recupero delle identità dalle periferie della Sicilia'”.

May 2018 – The Italian daily national newspaper Giornale di Sicilia, 29 May 2018 issue has mentioned Edoardo Dispenza artworks in an article (Hotel Joli – Il diario di un soldato racconta la guerra).

May 2018 – Ottagono Letterario used “Galatea” drawing, mixed technique, by Edoardo Dispenza for the poster of its literary event “Diaristica di guerra: testimonianze dal sommergibile Galatea”.

April 2018 – Ottagono Letterario used “Sciatore (skier)”, watercolours, by Edoardo Dispenza for the poster of its literary event Giuseppe Bagnasco parla sul tema Il futurismo a Bagheria in Castrense Civello e Giacomo Giardina.

February 2018 – The Italian daily national newspaper Giornale di Sicilia, 22 February issue has mentioned Edoardo Dispenza artworks in an article (Reading poetico fra tele e musica).

2018 – The French poet Jean Soubirou has written poems based on several of Edoardo Dispenza’s artworks.

2017/ 2018 – The French poet Régis Gautier has written poems based on several of Edoardo Dispenza’s artworks.

February 2018 – L. P. Carmina, Spazio cultura edizioni used Viale, drawing by Edoardo Dispenza for the poster, social media post of their event of poetry reading. Artist Edoardo Dispenza’s several artworks have been shown during the event on a specific video production too.

February 2018 – Ottagono Letterario used Paesaggio notturno innevato, oil on canvas by Edoardo Dispenza for the poster of its literary event Antonino Causi parla della vita e delle opere di Aleksandr Sergeevič Puškin.

January 2018 – Ottagono Letterario used Mandarini, 2017 drawing by Edoardo Dispenza for the poster of its literary event “Clelia Lombardo e Nicola Romano presentano il libro L’inquilino di poesie in dialetto D’amuri e di raggia di Anna Maria Bonfiglio.

January 2018 – The Association I Luoghi della Sorgente’s Classical Music Department used a Edoardo Dispenza’s drawing for its corpor/ate logo.

December 2017 – Cultural association Ottagono Letterario used La finestra sul porto, 2017 drawing by Edoardo Dispenza for the poster of its literary event “Giovanni Matta e Francesca Luzzio presentano il libro L’inquilino della casa sul porto di Bigio Balistreri.

December 2017 – Graphic design commission for a Gregorian chant event poster, invitation flyer got.

November 2017 -A central Palermo hotel used a Edoardo Dispenza’s drawing for its corporate envelopes for letters.

November 2017 – Ottagono Letterario used “Neighborhood bar sturdy frequenter”, 2007 drawing by Edoardo Dispenza for the poster of its literary event Incontro con Umberto Vitale su “Il male in Fëdor Dostoevskij”.

October 2017 – A central Palermo hotel used several drawings by Edoardo Dispenza to decorate the doors of its elevators.

September 2017 – Ottagono Letterario used “Albero genealogico”, 2017 drawing by Edoardo Dispenza for the poster, apparel (T-Shirt) of its literary event “L’Araldo Sicilia. Saggi di genealogia ed araldica di Fabio Scannapieco Capece Minutolo edito da Alma Editore”

July 2017 – Full custom bike paint (drawings) commission got.

June 2017 – An Italian ballet school used “Ballet, 2010 – ID 186”, a drawing by Edoardo Dispenza, to create the booklet program for its annual performance.

June 2017 – A central Palermo hotel used “Geometric Abstract Art – ID 159”, a drawing by Edoardo Dispenza, to create an art gift for the guests of the wedding of a famous Italian soccer player.

June 2017 – Cultural association Ottagono Letterario used “Trén”, 2016 pastel drawing by Edoardo Dispenza for posters, apparel (T-Shirt) for its literary event “Tecnica e poetica in Giorgio Caproni”, meeting with journalist Dr. Giovanna Sciacchitano.

May 2017 – Cultural association Ottagono Letterario used “Parracìa”, 2017 ink drawing by Edoardo Dispenza to illustrate the poster for its literary event “La lingua batte dove il dialetto duole”, the meeting with Dr. Giuseppe Pappalardo.

April 2017 – Palermo Hotel Joli used Edoardo Dispenza’s drawing TERRASANTA (HOLY LAND), 2006, ink, pencil, watercolour, for its Fb fan page Easter profile picture.

April 2017 – Graphic design commission for a literary event poster got.

April 2017 – Cultural association Ottagono Letterario used Edoardo Dispenza’s PLANETARY BEING, 2014, pencil, watercolour, to illustrate the poster for its literary event “Leonardo Sinisgalli : il poeta delle due muse” (Antonino Causi).

April 2017 – Illustration commission for a Gregorian chant event invitation flyer got.

February 2017 – Cultural association Ottagono Letterario used Edoardo Dispenza’s VILLINO FLORIO A PALERMO, 2017, oil on canvas, to illustrate the poster for its literary event “Franca Florio e Vincenzo Florio – Due miti di Sicilia” (Vittorio Lo Jacono, Carmen Zanda).

January 2017 – A cultural association of Palermo used Edoardo Dispenza’s SPRING IS ALWAYS AROUND THE CORNER, 2015, oil on canvas, to illustrate the poster for its literary event.

January 2017 – A central Palermo hotel used Edoardo Dispenza’s drawings for its corporate advertising items (calendars and bookmarks).

December 2016 – Graphic design commission for a Gregorian chant event poster got.

17 June 2016 – The publishing house Qanat, the Association I Luoghi della Sorgente and the Mondadori bookstore, Palermo have organized a presentation, a lecture and a talk with the author of the books “Il pianista di Salina”, “L’oro di marzo”, “Isolde Gruber”. The books include covers and illustrations by Edoardo Dispenza.

USA Missouri Kansas City online Art Gallery/Blog doodlewash.com has exhibited some of Edoardo Dispenza’s watercolors.

A tour operator is using some of my drawings to decorate its blog.

A central Catania hotel-residence used four prints of my drawings to decorate its reception hall and for both its Facebook page and Instagram account.

A central Palermo hotel used Edoardo Dispenza’s drawings for greeting cards, its Facebook page.

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I am Italian and I live in Lombardy. I love getting critique as much as I love getting praise so don’t be shy and get in touch.

Some of the works displayed in this website may have already been either published in several books or sold.

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