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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

The Little Mermaid, Hansol Education Korea, Finden | 2019

Reinas de la ilustración española del siglo XXI, NORMA Editorial | 2019

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 | Ediciones SM | Macmillan (ByME) | Éditions Milan | Oxford University Press | Editorial Libre Albedrío | Rubecon Creative | Hansol Education Korea | Cocktail Games - Aritma | Agence Télévision | Storytime Magazine  | Edicions Baula | Editorial Ibaizabal | Ódinsauga útgáfa


Awards 

  • 2019 | Gold Medal, JIA Illustration Award

  • 2018 | Fine Work Prize, JIA Illustration Award

  • 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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