Claudio Parentela was born in 1962 in Catanzaro in Italy, where he lives and works. He is an illustrator, painter, digital painter, photographer, mail artist, cartoonist, collagist, and freelance journalist. He has been active in the international contemporary art scene for a long time. He has collaborated and still is collaborating with many many zines, magazines of contemporary art, and comics magazines in Italy and the world.
Find more about him on his web: http://www.claudioparentela.net/