Giuseppe Veneziano was born in Mazzarino (Sicily) on 22nd February 1971.
He graduated in architecture from the University of Palermo in 1996. While studying he collaborated with various newspapers (Giornale di Sicilia, La Sicilia, Stilos) as a cartoonist and illustrator. In 1998 he moved to Riesi (Sicily), where he opened his own architect’s office. In parallel with his job as an architect he also created cartoons for a number of publishing houses (Paruzzo Editore, Il Capitello Editore).
From 2000 to 2002 he was Director of Studies and Professor of History of Art at the Accademia di Belle Arti “Giorgio de Chirico” in Riesi. In 2002 he moved to Milan in order to be able to devote himself to painting. In 2006 he had his first important exhibition at the “Luciano Inga Pin” gallery in Milan. In 2007 he took part in the VI Biennale in St Petersburg; in 2008 he was among 20 artists chosen to represent Italy in an exhibition entitled “Artâthlos” on the occasion of the 39th Olympic Games in Beijing; in 2009 he took part in the IV Biennale in Prague. Since 2010 he has been collaborating exclusively with the Galleria Contini in Venice.
In 2011 he was invited to exhibit in the Padiglione Italia at the 54ª Biennale in Venice. He is recognised as one of the principal exponents of the New Pop italiana” and of the “Italian Newbrow” group by both critics and art publications.