About Riccardo Budini

Riccardo Budini, graduated and worked for 8 years as an architect before turning to documentary photography full time. He is finalist of the Sony World Photography Awards (World Photography Organisation) 2012 and published on international newspapers and magazines.


– Venice Art Biennale 2017 (Palazzo Mora, Palazzo Bembo – official collateral events)

– Tribeca at Soho Gallery. A venue run by retired NYtimes photojournalists (New York City)

– Rome, Italy – at Ex Cartiera Latina (an old paper mill converted into a museum space)

Books (published): Lives of the Bolognese Painters, Harvey Miller Publishers, London 2014 – 22 Photos on assignment for NGA-CASVA

Books (underway):
– Les Eglises Oubliée de Corse -2022
– Beirut / Lebanon – 30 years of reconstruction  -2022-’23

Riccardo worked for governmental cultural bodies like the US National Gallery of Art, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts (CASVA), Washington D.C., the Italian Ministry of Cultural Heritage in Rome, the Senate of the Italian Republic, the Spanish San Martin Pinario Museum and U.S.C. University of Santiago de Compostela,  the Italian ROMA TRE university. Amongst its private clients Riccardo counts on Bulgari Image dept., Hilton Hotels and Resorts, Rimowa GmbH., Solaria Corporation, iGuzzini lighting s.p.a. He’s also listed as a General Electric Lighting photography supplier and has been a contract photographer for other international companies.

Member of National Union of Journalists (NUJ) of London / Dublin and International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)

Riccardo is currently based in Central Italy. Please check the map below to know his current whereabouts.


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