Dario Catellani was born in Parma in 1983. He studied civil engineering, but abandoned his studies to continue his experience as a photo assistant. When he was 26 he moved to New York, where he currently lives.
Dario has shot editorials for magazines such as Vogue Italia, British Vogue, V Magazine, Dazed & Confused, Bon Magazine, Russh Magazine, FAT Magazine, Obsession, Lurve Magazine, S Magazine, The Block, Contributor Magazine and Rivista Studio. His advertising clients have included Costume National, Club Monaco, Esprit, Wes Gordon and Gigi Burris Millinery. In 2012 he held his first solo exhibition at Wave Photogallery in Brescia, Italy, curated by Marco Scotti, with Red Eye Collection.
Catellani has been collaborating with the Italian artist Claudio Parmiggiani since 2007. His portraits of leading fashion figures include Carmen Kass, Angela Lindvall, Catherine McNeil, Liu Wen, Dree Hemingway, Hanne Gaby, Soo Joo, Anna Selezneva, Edita Vilkeviciute, Alana Zimmer and Behati Prinsloo.