Alessandro Gottardo aka SHOUT was born in Pordenone in 1977. He studied at a specialist art high school in Venice and in the Illustration department of the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan.
He has won many international awards, particularly in the United States. These include the most prestigious international accolade in the illustration fields like Gold and Silver medals from the Society of Illustrators and the Society of Publication Designer.
He also serves on the Board of Directors, Special Committee in the Society of illustrators New York.