José D’Apice Born in Saint Paul, Brazil.
He arrives in Rome, where he still lives, at the end of the years ‘70 with a Brazilian government’s scholarship
for the Accademia di Belle Arti of Rome. Italian citizen since 1982.
During the years 1984/86 he realizes more than 20 covers for famous singers, including Mina, Louis
Armstrong, The Eagles, Ray Charles, Joe Cocker, Chicago, Bob Marley etc. for labels like CBS, Ricordi,
WEA, Globo Records, RCA, etc.
He creates the set desining for the musical program “CLIP-CLIP” on line every day during the whole year
1985 on TMC, on the main italian TV channel.
In 1992 he is invited by the Comando Generale dell’Arma dei Carabinieri to realize their collection calendar.
The next year he is asked to do it once again because of its previous success.
At the beginning of 2001, invited by the well-known national daily newspaper, “Il Messaggero”, D’Apice
starts collaborating on the creation of the designs that accompany the section of the newspaper
dedicated to culture and theater.
Jose’ D’Apice’s works have been presented in many prestigious private collections in Europe, Arabia,
Brazil, United States, included the Jalane & Richard Davidson Collection (Chicago), The Art Institute
(Chicago), Malvina Menegaz Foundation (Italy), Caran d’Ache Collection (Geneva).