Project Description

Graziano Panfili

(Rome – exhibits in museums and galleries in several countries around the world, successful in prestigious national and international competitions).

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Graziano Panfili (Frosinone, 1971) is a multifaceted artist who turned to photography after many years of drawing, painting and comics.

He studied art and communication and later specialised in reportage at the Graffiti photography school in Rome.

In addition to his photographic work for the publishing industry, he has always been involved in artistic research, creating personal projects and fine art works that have allowed him to exhibit in museums and galleries in various countries around the world and to win prestigious national and international competitions.

Graziano has also studied to become a director of photography, gained extensive experience as a set photographer and now works for film productions of films and short films. His shots are published in the main Italian and foreign newspapers and magazines and used for book and music CD covers. He has also received the patronage of the Ministry of Culture for a project on the writer and director Pier Paolo Pasolini for the fortieth anniversary of his death. He is one of the founders of the photographic collective Ulixes Pictures. Graziano Panfili lives and works between Rome and Frosinone.


  • Finalist – London Photo Festival 2017
  • SILVER MEDAL – Prix de la Photographie Paris 2017 Professional – Portraiture | Children
  • 1st Prize Portfolio Italia Portfolio Italia – Hasselblad Grand Prix 2016
  • 1st Prize SiFest 2016
  • Finalist Slideluck 2015
  • HONORABLE MENTION Prix de la Photographie Paris 2015
  • Finalist Barcelona International Photography Award 2015
  • Finalist – Ponchielli Prize 2014
  • HONORABLE MENTION Prix de la Photographie Paris 2013
  • Finalist – LensCulture Exposure Awards 2013
  • 1st Tabò Prize – Fotoleggendo 2013
  • HONORABLE MENTION Prix de la Photographie Paris 2013
  • 3rd International Photography Awards (IPA) New York 2013
  • Finalist – International Fine Art Photography Competition 2013
  • Finalist – Voies Off 2013
  • 1st Prize 2013 – Seeing the light contest – New York
  • Prix de la Photographie Paris 2012 – SILVER MEDAL – Professional – Press – Performing Arts
  • 3rd Prize FOTOLEGGENDO ROMA 2011
  • FOTOGRAFIA FESTIVAL ROME 2011 – Honorable Mention and screening at MACRO
  • 1st Prize Pilsner Urquell International Photography Awards (IPA) 2010 Art
  • 1st Prize Lazio Region 2009
  • 1st Prize Photographer of the Year 2008 (Orvieto Photography Festival)
  • 1st Prize Gold Award reportage 2008 (Orvieto Photography Festival)

L’Espresso, Rolling Stone, Wired, La Repubblica, Internazionale, Le Monde, Gruppo Mondadori, The Telegraph, Global Post, Huff Post, Corriere Delle Sera, Moto Heroes, Io Donna, TV Sorrisi e Canzoni, Riders