Vanesa Bertolini Causa

Buenos Aires, Argentina.

She studied at Ward School. She graduated with a Masters in advertising and graphic design at the Escuela Superior de Publicidad. Between 1984 and 1989, she studied at the Carlos Garaycochea school of graphic humour.
In Argentina, she illustrated textbooks and children books for Santillana and Sigmar publishing houses. She worked for the Billiken magazine (Atlántida publishing house) creating puzzles for children. She developed sticker albums and school supplies for Cromy publishing house, greeting cards for Maucci, Papetti and La Brújula publishing houses. Between 1985 and 1987, she worked as an intern making traditional animation at Katú Productions.
In Spain, she worked as a designer of gifts, greeting cards, and textiles for Diseños Mensaque y Ortíz. From 1990 until 2009, she was a contributor to the El País newspaper, to the Pequepaís magazine and children supplement, with recipes, handmade projects and word puzzles. She illustrated Enciclopedia de Educación Sexual Infantil for Libsa publishing house in 1992. She contributed to the Renfe magazine for children. She created the word puzzle books for children Colección Pasarratos, and puzzles for Susaeta publishing house. She contributed to Explora y Navega magazine, and Taller de Editores between 1994 and 1996.
Then, in 2001 and 2002, she illustrated textbooks for Santillana, Anaya, Oxford and Pearson publishing houses. She illustrated general articles in the Crecer Feliz and Muy Interesante Junior magazines. And she also created the illustrations for the magazine of the Centro de la Mujer in Azuqueca de Henares under the topic “gender-based violence”. She currently works as an illustrator for Cantajuegos.
So far, she says the biggest prize she’s won in her life is “her son, Lucas”. After that, a few refunds of lottery tickets. Professionally, she hasn’t received any awards yet… but it’s never too late.

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