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About  & Contact

HELLO!  My name is Ana Varela and I am a freelance illustrator based in A Coruña, Spain.
I consider myself a versatile illustrator, and I have made illustrations for children´s books, textbooks and magazines. I love to paint, reading comic books and handmade bookbinding. 

You can reach me by e-mail at:  bulbosdenarcisos@gmail.com


Publications

Danko, el caballo que conocía las estrellas,  Ediciones SM | 2018  by José Antonio Panero (Author), Ana Varela (Illustrator)

Raiponce, Éditions Milan | 2018 , collection Mes contes à coller

La Canción de Amina, Ediciones SM | 2017 , by  Sigrid Heuck (Author), Ana Varela (Illustrator) 

ANNUAL,  Autori di Immagini | 2017

La poesía de Juan de Torres, Edizioni dell'Orso | 2016 , by Lucía Mosquera Novoa (Author), Ana Varela (Cover illustration)

Snuddustrákurinn, Ódinsauga útgáfa | 2015, by Áslaug Baldursdóttir (Author), Ana Varela (Illustrator)

Zupi Art Magazine #46 : Sketchbook | May 2015

Clients

Editorial Edelvives  / Editorial SM / Macmillan (ByME) / Éditions Milan / Oxford University Press  / Cocktail Games - Aritma / Agence Télévision / Storytime Magazine  / Edicions Baula / Editorial Ibaizabal / Ódinsauga útgáfa


Awards  + recognition

  • 2017 - Beca Domestika
  • 2017 - Nominated, JIA Illustration Award
  • 2017 - Selected: Poster Contest Las Rozas Lee, Madrid 
  • 2017 - Bronze Award : Self-Promotion category, ANNUAL (Associazione Autori di Immagini).
  • 2016 - Merit Award, Hiii Illustration 
  • 2014 - First Prize: Stamp Design Competition, Kdan Creative Store 
  • 2011 - Finalist: Poster Contest Festes de la Tardor, Lleida 
  • 2011 - Second Prize: VIII Painting Contest, Concello de Cee, A Coruña 
  • 2011 - Selected: XVI Painting Competition Galería Burela, Lugo 
  • 2011 - Painting Scholarship Xavier Pousa, granted by the Mondariz Balneario Foundation
  • 2010 - Selected: Novos Valores, VII Painting Contest , Concello de Brión (Category B), A Coruña
  • 2010 - First Prize: I Certamen de Pintura Joven, Ferrol 
  • 2009 - Second Prize: Novos Valores, VI Painting Contest , Concello de Brión (Category B), A Coruña

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