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Mariana Rio it's a freelance illustrator abased in Porto, Portugal.
She loves her job and commits herself to every challenge she accepts to take.

Having decided she would become an illustrator no matter what when she was just a child, pursued studies and graduated in Communication Design by the Faculty of Fine A… Read More
Mariana Rio it's a freelance illustrator abased in Porto, Portugal.
She loves her job and commits herself to every challenge she accepts to take.

Having decided she would become an illustrator no matter what when she was just a child, pursued studies and graduated in Communication Design by the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Porto and studied also in the Academy of Fine Arts of Wroclaw.

Nowadays she lives her dream of creating concepts, narratives, impossible worlds and imaginary characters for publishing houses, recognized design studios and successful companies.

Her work has been featured by the Bologna Children's Book Fair (2018 & 2013), Nami Island International Picture Book Illustration Competition Seoul, 3x3 The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, CJ Picture Book Awards and the Portuguese National Illustration Prize, among others.

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  • Illustrator and Graphic Designer
    Mariana Rio — Porto, Portugal
  • Intern Designer - Junior Designer
    Edições Eterogémeas — Porto, Portugal
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- Selected, Bologna Children's Book Fair Illustrators Exhibition (2018)
- Shortlisted, The AOI World Illustration Awards, London (2016)
- Jury Distinction, Portuguese National Illustration Award (2015)
- Honorable mention, ProShow, 3x3 The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, NY (2015)
- Shortlisted, Nami Concou… Read More
- Selected, Bologna Children's Book Fair Illustrators Exhibition (2018)
- Shortlisted, The AOI World Illustration Awards, London (2016)
- Jury Distinction, Portuguese National Illustration Award (2015)
- Honorable mention, ProShow, 3x3 The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, NY (2015)
- Shortlisted, Nami Concours - Nami Island International Picture Book Illustration Competition, Seoul (2015)
- Selected, 200 Best Illustrators worldwide 2013/2014, Lürzer's Archive, Vienna (2014)
- Honorable mention, ProShow, 3x3 The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, NY (2014)
- Selected, Bologna Children's Book Fair Illustrators Exhibition (2013)
- Jury Distinction, 17th Portuguese National Illustration Award (2013)
- Merit, Children's Illustration ProShow Annual, 3x3 The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, NY (2012)
- Selected, 100 Books for the Future, Bologna Children´s Book Fair Guest Country Exhibition (2012)
- Selected, Grammar of Figures, Bologna Children´s Book Fair (2010)
- Finalist, CJ Picture Book Awards, Cj Cultural Foundation, Seoul (2010) Read Less
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