Gijón (Asturias. Spain) – 1984

I am an illustrator from the north of Spain but now I am based in Copenhagen.

My illustrations have been selected in 2021 for the 55º Bologna Children’s Book Fair Exhibition. In 2020, I was one of the finalist of the BIBF Ananas Illustration Exhibitions. During 2018 as well, my work was finalist in the Illustration Exhibition of the 11th International Illustration Meeting of S. João da Madeira in Portugal, shortlisted in the Nami Concours of the Nami Island International Children’s Book Festival in South Korea. The same year, I also won the Special Mention in the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition of the Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair in China. In 2018, 2019 and 2021 for the Exhibition of Illustration for the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival in United Arab Emirates.


awards

(2021) Selected winner for the International Illustrators Exhibitons for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Italy. “La orquesta de Doña Evarista”.
(2021) Selected for the Exhibition of Illustration for the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival. United Arab Emirates. “Tous sauf Une”.
(2020) Selected for the Beijing International Book Fair Ananas International Illustration Exhibition. China. “Boring afternoon”.
(2019) Selected for the Exhibition of Illustration for the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival. United Arab Emirates. “¡Terremoto!”.
(2018) Special Mention in the Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition. Shanghai Internacional Children’s Book Fair. China. “Tous sauf Une”.
(2018) Shortlisted in the Nami Concours of the Nami Island International Children’s Book Festival. Seoul. South Korea. “Tous sauf Une”.
(2018) Finalist in the Illustration Exhibition of the 11th International Illustration Meeting of S. João da Madeira. Portugal. “La Orquesta de Doña Evarista”.
(2018) Selected in the Little Hakka. China. “La Orquesta de Doña Evarista”.
(2018) Selected for the Exhibition of Illustration for the Sharjah Children’s Reading Festival. United Arab Emirates. “Moussa sueña”.
(2017) Selected for the Exhibition of Illustration Santiago Ilustrado. Chile. “Naturinanzas para entretener al sauce llorón”.
(2015) Selected for the Exhibition of Illustration Santiago Ilustrado. Chile. “¿Por qué los dragones no usan chistera?”.
(2010) 2nd place – XIII Edition of the Illustrated Stories Award (children’s book category). Badajoz’s Council. “Palabra de árbol”.
(2009) 1st place – Best end-of-Master’s project Award (Art Direction category). CICE. “Fetiche”.


books

(2021) Terriblemente aburrida. Text and illustrations. Bookolia. Spain.
(2021) Tous sauf Une. Text and illustrations. Balivernes Éditions. France.
(2020) I’ll believe you when… Written by Susan Schubert. Lantana Publishing. United Kingdom.
(2019) Revancha. Text and illustrations. Bookolia. Spain.
(2019) ¡Terremoto! Written by Valeria Kiselova. Ediciones Jaguar. Spain.
(2018) Moussa sueña. Written by María Bautista. Bookolia. Spain.
(2017) ¿Por qué los dragones no usan chistera? Text and illustrations. Ediciones Jaguar. Spain.
(2016) Cinderella. Written by Ángels Navarro. Combel. Spain.
(2014) Cuentos para leer con los abuelos. Written by María Bautista. Cuento a la vista. Spain.
(2014) El hada que no sabía volar. Written by Alba Barón. Iniciativas Solidarias Isekin. Spain.
(2014) Palabra de árbol. (Reedition with new illustrations). Written by María Bautista. Cuento a la vista. Madrid – Spain.
(2013) Las ciudades de colores. Written by María Bautista. Cuento a la vista. Madrid – Spain.
(2013) Cuentos diferentes para niños diferentes. Written by María Bautista. Cuento a la vista. Madrid – Spain.
(2012) El corderín azul. Written by Aurora G. Rivas, Humberto Gonzali. Editorial Pintar-Pintar. Asturias – Spain.
(2010) Palabra de árbol. Written by María Bautista. Badajoz’s Council. Badajoz – Spain.


other projects

(2012) Mateo y los indeseables – (Interactive Comic for iPad. Self publishing)
(2011) Fika – (Cover EP Fika of Noise ‘n’ confusion – Ilustrations, layouts and edition)
(2010 – 2015) Cuento a la vista – (Ilustrations, texts composition and edition)


workshops

(2016) Storytelling and children’s workshop in Río Piles Nursery School. Asturias – Spain.
(2014-2015) Sociocultural development, storytelling and children’s workshops in Liberespacio Bookshop. Madrid – Spain.
(2014) Storytelling in Gloria Fuertes Nursery School. Intercultural Week. Asturias – Spain.
(2014) Storytelling and children’s workshops. Madrid, Asturias, Albacete, Salamanca – Spain.
(2013) En busca de las ciudades de colores. Instituto Cervantes. Tunisia.
(2013) Cuentos diferentes para niños diferentes. Storytelling and children’s workshops. Madrid, Asturias, Salamanca, Albacete – Spain
(2011) Storytelling for the International Children’s Book Day. La Independiente Bookshop. Madrid – Spain.
(2011) Pequesábados, children’s workshops. La Independiente Bookshop. Madrid – Spain.
(2010) Palabra de árbol. Storytelling. Madrid, Asturias, Salamanca – Spain.


studies

(2010) Advanced Course on Editorial Illustration. Superior Collegue of Professional Illustration of Madrid (ESDIP). Spain.
(2009) Graphic Design and Web animation (Art Direction) MA. Professional School of New Technologies of Madrid (CICE). Spain.
(2007) Degree on Public Relations and Advertising. Complutense University of Madrid. Spain.


other courses or seminars

(2018) Our own voice. Experimental illustration workshop. Javier Zabala.
(2016) Workshop about picture books. Miguel Tanco.
(2015) Shake to Illustrate. Experimental Dance and Illustration Workshop. María Pascual & Irene Cantero. Ilustratour. Madrid – Spain.
(2013) The surgery. Practical-therapeutic Workshop for Children’s Books. Gustavo Puerta. Madrid – Spain.
(2011) Course for Encouraging Reading. Culturamas. Madrid – Spain.
(2011) Workshop of Children’s Book’s Writing. Culturamas. Madrid – Spain.
(2010) Workshop of Children’s Book’s Analysis. Gustavo Puerta. Madrid – Spain.
(2010) Corel Painter Workshop. Superior Collegue of Professional Illustration of Madrid (ESDIP) – Spain.

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