Marcelo Salvioli attended the School of Fine Arts at the National University of La Plata and graduated with a degree in Scenography and Painting. Besides his work as a painter and illustrator, he also works as a Set Designer and Costume Designer. He has received numerous recognitions and prestigious awards for his work.

Among these, he won the First Prize in the National Salon of Drawing, 2013. He exhibited at the Borges Cultural Center in 2012 and 2014. In 2011 he showed his work in Rome (Spazio Nuovo Contemporary Art, together with the English painter Simon Edmondson.) He participated as a guest artist in the Third Biennial Prague (painting, July-August 2011). In 2003/2004 his installation “Unstable Habitat” represented Argentina at the International Cairo Biennale IX. He exhibited paintings and installations in Gallerie d’Art en l’ille, Geneva (2002, 2003) and Buenos Aires (2011, 2014, Cultural Space for Memory “Haroldo Conti”, Ministry of Culture). He won the First Prize at the VII Painting Biennial of Sacred Art (Buenos Aires, 1998).

The Music Critics Association awarded him the prize for Best Lyric Production of the 2005 season for the sets and costumes for “Capriccio” by R. Strauss (2005, Teatro Colon). He won the “Trinidad Guevara” Award for the costumes in “The last days of Emmannuel days “(Teatro San Martin, 1996) and” The Miser “(Teatro San Martin, 1996). In 1999 he worked at the Grand Theatre of Geneva as an associate designer of the opera “The Purple Rose” (Oscar Araiz regie). Designer of “Don Quichotte” of Massenett (2005, Teatro Colon), of “Zapatera Prodigiosa” Juan Jose Castro (2005, Teatro Colon); costume designer of “Lenz.” by Rihm (Teatro Colón, 2004), “I Capuletti ed I Montecchi” by Bellini (2016, Teatro Solis, Montevideo). He designed the costumes for Hamlet (Teatro Alvear, 2011), directed by Juan Carlos Gené.

He was Art Director of “There be Dragons” (2010, director Roland Joffe), production designer of “Nine Queens” (2000) Fabian Bielinsky (Condor Award nominee); production designer of “Coup de Lune” by Eduardo Mignogna (Canal Plus, 2005).

In 2016 he was Art Director in El Jardin de Bronce (TV series-8 episodes) Pol-ka/HBO. In 2017 he was production designer of “Edha” (TV Series-10 episodes) Oficina Burman/NETFLIX.
His work in the advertising film is endless, having made over 500 commercial films as Art Director and Costume Designer. He currently works and lives in Buenos Aires.