Riccardo Budini graduated and worked for 8 eight years as an architect before turning to documentary photography full time, focusing on stories, social landscape and current affairs.
His photos appeared in international newspapers and magazines and were exhibited in Tribeca (NYC), Rome and Venice Art Biennale 2017 (Palazzo Mora, Palazzo Bembo – official collateral events)
Books: Lives of the Bolognese Painters, Harvey Miller Publishers, London 2014 – 22 Photos on assignment for NGA-CASVA
Amongst his clients: National Gallery of Art - CASVA, Washington DC, Bulgari Image Dept., iGuzzini lighting, Hilton Garden Inn, University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) and others.
- Finalist at the Sony World Photography Awards (World Photography Organisation)
In 2013 Riccardo founded UnFrame cooperative of photojournalists.