About



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Born in Argentina in 1982, she lived in Murcia (Spain) from the age of two until she left the nest and went to college. She got a B.A. in Fine Arts at Universidad Politécnica de Valencia and studied at De Akademie voor Kunst en Vormgeving St. Joost ( AKV St. Joost)  in  ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Holland, on an Erasmus Scholarship.

Having started in the world of comics, her favorite techniques are ink and digital illustration. Her style is very fluent and direct, always looking for very expressive blots and lines, and even more expressive characters.

Her work is focused mainly on juvenile illustration and editorial illustration, although she has several works in other fields.

 

She won several contests in comics like the National Prize in the contest Valencia Crea 2009; was a scholarship recipient (shared with Salvador Espín) in Generaccion, a program designed to promote young creative talents; First prize in Creajoven 2007; First prize and Honorable Mention in the contest ‘”Viñetas de un futuro verosímil”, Office of the Vice Provost for Culture, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (2007); Honorable Mention in Creajoven 2006 ; First Prize Best Drawing in MurciaJoven 05 (shared with Salva Espín).

 

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