Silvia Portella

Illustrator, Graphic Designer

Barcelona, Spain

Work Experience

Freelance Illustrator

Freelance Illustrator

Since 2008 I am working as a freelance Illustrator in the editorial, surface design, stationery, toys & games and gastronomy fields.

Some of the clients I´ve worked for are:

*Germany

Bravo Magazine / Yeah! Magazine / Maxi Magazine / Modern Graphics Berlin / Interone + O2 Deutschland

*France

Hello Kitty Magazine / La Marelle Éditions / Chocoladécor / L´Affiche Moderne / Éditions Fleurus

*USA

Blue Q / The Land of Nod / Peaceable Kingdom / EK Success / American Greetings / Poketo / Poketo for Target / Fisher Price / Magic Murals / Galison / Mc Gaw Graphics / Freemantlemedia / Silver Gate Media / Greenvelope

*Italy

Moleskine
March 2008 - Present Germany

Lamas Bolaño

Graphic Designer, Layout, Image Manipulation

Lamas Bolaño is a renowned Spanish art auction company for wich I worked designing and layouting their catalogue, and making press advertising and photo retouching.
April 2007 - August 2007 Barcelona, Spain

Freelance Graphic Designer

Freelance Graphic Designer and Illustrator

During that period of time I worked on freelance Graphic Design and Illustration projects for various companies related to several fields such as gastronomy, toys and education, the main clients being:

- Bandai Spain / Barcelona, Spain
- Stuttgarter Jugenhearing / Stuttgart, Germany
- Gastätte Hirsch / Stuttgart, Germany
March 2006 - March 2007 Stuttgart, Germany

RBA Editorial

Graphic Designer, Layout, Photography, Illustration, Image Manipulation

Worked as a freelance graphic designer to redesign and layout a monthly magazine about health. Eventually I also did photography and illustration for the magazine´s content as well as for other publications of the editorial.
The magazines I worked for are the following:

- Vivir Feliz
- Cuerpo y Mente
- Barbie Magazine
- Go Girl
April 2004 - November 2005 Barcelona, Spain

C. Comunicació Advertising

Graphic Designer (internship)

February 2001 - July 2001 Barcelona, Spain

Nexegràfik Design Studio

Graphic Designer (internship)

January 2000 - January 2001 Barcelona, Spain

Education

BAU Design School Barcelona

Graphic Design

1997 - 2001 Barcelona, Spain

Lycee Français De Barcelone

1984 - 1996 Barcelona, Spain

Languages

Catalan (Native),
Spanish (Native),
French (Fluent),
English (Fluent),
German (Advanced),

Skills

Crafts, Illustration, Image Manipulation, Mixed Media, Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Photoshop,

Shows

*2016

- Hello Kitty & 99 Friends / Group Show / PIQ Gallery / New York, NY / USA

*2013

- Crisis Creativa? / Group Show / Vertigo Gallery / Mexico DF, Mexico

- Cuentos Ilustrados / Group Show / Rojo Bermelo Gallery / Monterrey & Mexico DF / Mexico

*2012

- Alphabetica Show for the Dandelion Group / Group Exhibition / He Made, She Made Gallery / Darlinghurst, Sydney / Australia

- Kidrobot x Sneaky Raccoon Custom Munny / Group Show / Kidrobot Store / London / UK

- Pablove Foundation / Group Show / Los Angeles / USA

*2011

- The Art of Bukubuku / Solo Show / Rivet Gallery / Columbus, Ohio / USA

*2010

- Illustation 2010 / Group Show / Duduá Gallery / Barcelona / Spain

- Screw Nostalgia, We Want The Future! / Group Show / Pink Ghost Gallery / Hollywood, Florida / USA

*2009

- Kidrobot´s Munny World / Group Show / Eloquent Delinquent Gallery / New York, NY / USA

*2005

- Customize Me / Group Show / Vans Shoes + Espai Pupu / FAD Graphic Arts Centre / Barcelona / Spain

- Enserdina Magazine Special Issue / Group Show / FAD Graphic Arts Centre / Barcelona / Spain