Yan Nascimbene got his start as a photographer in a Paris fashion studio. He studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York and at the University of California at Davis, and then in 1986 Nascimbene started working as an illustrator in Paris.
Nascimbene’s illustrations have appeared in Time, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, the New Yorker, Boston Globe, Toronto Life, Scientific American, Atlantic Monthly, Hemispheres, etc. His commercial clients include Air France, British Airways, Continental Airlines, IBM, Apple, Macy’s, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, NYU, Bank of America, etc…
Yan’s work is exhibited worldwide. He is the recipient of a gold and two silver medals from the Society of Illustrators, New York and won the Bologna International Graphic Award three times. In 2011 the Venice Biennale, as part of Italy’s national unity anniversary, selected Yan Nascimbene’s work for the “Italy in the World” exhibition, at the Italia Pavilion.
Enjoy a sampling from his Outdoor Collection: