About me

Who’s Emanuele?

Emanuele Del Rosso is an Italian editorial cartoonist and communication specialist. He was born in Trento (Italy) in 1986.

He studied modern and contemporary Italian and world literature in Milan and Trento, before graduating in Journalism at the University of Groningen.

At the moment he works freelance with his own company, DelRosso Studio. His main role, besides being a cartoonist, is Head of Communications with the European Press Prize, and organizer of the European Cartoon Award.

As a cartoonist

Ema publishes his illustrations in several online magazines and newspapers around the world. Among them: The Japan Times, Le Monde, Courrier International, Alternative Economiques, the Swiss daily Le Temps, the Dutch daily Het Financieele Dagblad, the environmental magazine Renewable Matters, France24 TV, The Nation, and more.

Since 2016, he has been a member of Cartoon Movement, one of the most important publishing platforms for high-quality political cartoons and comics journalism – for which he also works as a freelance social media manager.

In September 2018 he won the second prize in the political cartoons contest ‘Libex 2018’. In the same month, he has also entered the best 100 Dutch cartoons of 2018 list within the ‘Inktspotprijs‘ contest and won the Italian ‘Strike‘ contest for young talents. In September 2019 he won the second prize of the Inktspotprijs 2019.

Since 2021 he has been organizing and overseen, on behalf of the European Press Prize, the cartoons contest European Cartoon Award.

Since October 2020, he has been a member of the French editorial cartoonists association Cartooning for Peace.

His work is distributed internationally by Cartoon Movement, Cartooning for Peace, and CartoonArts International on GoComics.