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Colombian illustrator and cartoonist who started her job at the newspaper El Espectador . In the 90s he worked for several book publishers and was part of collectives of illustrators and cartoonists such as El cartel del humor. Later, he worked on the creation and illustration of editorial and advertising projects for America and Europe, and part of his work is published illustrating newspaper, book and magazine articles.
In 1997 he collaborated with Unicef and the Presidency of the Republic of Colombia for the rights of children in several campaigns in favor of children. In 2007 she settled in Madrid, and participated in various exhibitions and campaigns on equal rights, gender equality, freedom of expression and ecology. In 2008 she was appointed honorary ambassador of the city of Granada, Spain. In 2009, she was invited to join Cartooning for Peace in France, an organization created by Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan and cartoonist Plantu. He is also part of the Cartoon Movement, FECO Spain and CartonClub collectives, among others. In 2011 he settled in Texas, United States, and joined the Society of Illustrators SCBWI.
She has been invited to the Ciudad de las Ideas México meeting, from 2011 to 2016, where she has participated with her drawings. He has also been a judge in prestigious international competitions such as the World Press Cartoon in Portugal, Aydin Dogan in Turkey, Salón de humor Piracicaba in Brazil and many others. He has won more than 60 awards in graphic humor and illustration competitions in Italy, France, Germany, China, Mexico, the United States, Israel, Belgium, etc. In 2013 he won the silver Cannes award at the “Imagen Palabra” Illustration Salon in Bogotá, a recognition of his work. In 2019 he received the Notary Award for humor, awarded by the University of Alicante, Spain.