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Cristina Sitja Rubio

born in Caracas, Venezuela

currently lives between Berlin and Barcelona.

education

 Aug.Sept-2oo6 –    One month workshop- Illustration for editorial content, Escola la Llotja, Barcelona, Spain

 2ooo-2oo3     San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA- Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

1997-1998     International Center of Photography,ICP, New York, USA. –Fine Art Photography.
199o-1996      Concordia University . Montreal, Canada . –Bachelors in Fine Arts (BFA).printmaking and photography
exhibitions, events & workshops 2o11-2o17
13 Nov. 2o18 – Workshop – Cuentos Veloces – at Galería y librería Plop!, Santiago de Chile, Chile.
Nov. 2018 – Selected for exhibition and Catálogo Iberoamericano de Ilustración, Guadalajara, Mexico.
July 2o18 – Zwischen Bäumen und Beton – exhibition with Cynthia Alonso
 at Totem bookshop in Berlin, Germany.
april 2018 – Selected for Bienal de Ilustración, Ilustrarte, Castelo Branco, Portugal .
nov. 2o17 – Cuentos Velocesworkshop for illustrators at Fil Guadalajara- VI Filustra, Guadalajara, Mexico.
july 2o17 – Book Launch, presentation and exhibition for La Apuesta (illustrations), written by Laia Jufresa. Ediciones Ekaré. at Llibrería Abracadabra , Barcelona, Spain.
dec. 2o16 – Book Launch & book signing – ¿Qué Hacer un Domingo? – Librería Sopa de Letras, Caracas, Venezuela.
dec. 2o16 –  HIPERMERC’ART, Fabrica Moritz, – Barcelona , Spain.
aug. 2o16 – csrIllustration tiny exhibitionBooks People Places, Berlin, Germany
july 2o16 –  Illufest16 – group exhibition /“Ferne Länder”  Galerie F92, Berlin, Germany

may 2o16-  illustrations for Etranges Creatures & Octobre, and mural painting as part of the exhibition : Notari, Tanti Auguri. BIBLIOTHÈQUES MUNICIPALES DE LA VILLE DE GENÈVE.

may 2o16 – 2 workshops for children at the Biblioteque Municipal de Geneve. 

dec 2o15-jan. 2o16 –  HIPERMERC’ART, Fabrica Moritz, Barcelona, Spain.
dec. 12, 2015 – Weihnachtsbazar  – Atelier Petit4, Berlin, Germany.
march 2o15 – Los Tripulantes – Group show of ceramic and illustration. Paella Showroom, Barcelona, Spain.
dec. 2o14-jan 2o15 –  HIPERMERC’ART, Sala Vinçon, Barcelona, Spain
nov. 2o14 – Originales de El Intruso y Rasabadú.  Librería Abracadabra . Barcelona, Spain
feb. 2o14 – Extrañas Criaturas : de la idea al resultado final. Librería Abracadabra . Barcelona, Spain
jan-April 2o14 – Ilustrarte 2o14 ( illustration bienal ) , Lisbon, Portugal
nov. 2o13-Jan. 2o14  –  HIPERMERC’ART, Sala Vinçon, Barcelona
march 2o13- Anonyme Zeichnung , Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany.
aug.- sept. 2o12 – 3 ilustradores. Instituto Cervantes, Berlin, Germany. with Violeta Lópiz & Isidro Ferrer 
aug-sept. 2o12 -Die Lange Nacht der Illustration. Librería Mundo Azul, Berlín, Germany. Evelyne Laube, Nina Wehrle, Isidro Ferrer, Valerio Vidali & Violeta Lópiz
june-dic 2o12 – Mostra degli Illustratori, in various cities in Japan
march 2o12 – Mostra degli illustratori, Bologna Children´s Book fair, bologna, italy
nov. 2o11-jan 2o12 – HIPERMERC’ART, Sala Vinçon, Barcelona
sept.-nov. 2o11 – Islas Librería Mundo Azul, Berlin, Germany
june-dic-  2o11 – Mostra degli Illustratori, in various cities in Japan
march 2o11 – Mostra degli Illustratori, Bologna Children´s Book Fair, Bologna, Italy

Children´s Books

October 2o18- Le Plus Bel Hiver – Editions Notari , Switzerland. in French .

March 2018 – Un Coup de MainEditions Memo, France.

March 2018 – ¿ Qué Hacer un Domingo ? Cataplum Libros , co-edición con Camelia Ediciones.

March 2017 – La Apuesta – written by Laia Jufresa .- Ediciones Ekaré , Europa.  en español.

dec. 2o16 – ¿Qué Hacer un Domingo?   – Camelia Ediciones. Venezuela. (premio los Mejores del 2o17 del Banco del Libro , Venezuela)

Feb. 2o16 – Amis Retrouvés – Text and Illustrations –  Editions Les Fourmis RougesFrance

October 2015 – Illustrations for Octobre – written by Sandra Bessier , Editions Notari, Switzerland.

sept. 2o15 – Objets Perdus – Text and Illustrations .. with lots of help from Valerié Cussaguet. Editions Les Fourmis Rouges. France

fall 2o14 –Illustrations for Rasabadú – written by Edgar Omar Avilés . Published by A Buen Paso , Spain .

                 and  El Intruso – written by Pablo Albo . Published by A Buen Paso, Spain .

2o14 – Gli Altri, illustrations. written by Susanna Mattiangeli. Topipittori , Italy .

also published in french : Les Autres by Cambourakis

In portuguese by: MOV Palavras, Brasil

2o13 – Etranges Crèatures – Illustrations . With help to write text from Cristóbal LeónEditions Notari, Switzerland. Nominated for the Prix Les Pepites 2o13 at the Salon du Livre et la Presse Jeunesse, Montreuil, Paris. 

in Polish  : July 2o17 – Strange Creatures – Wydawnic Dwie Siostry *Two sisters publisher – Poland

in Korean : March 2o17 – Strange People – Bear Cat Books – South Korea .

in Portuguese: July 2o16 – Estranhas Criaturas – Orfeu Negro , Portugal .

in Chinese : April 2o17 – Stranger in the Woods – Shaanxi People’s Education Press. China.

2o13 – La Mano de Mamá . Illustrations. written by Mireya Tabuas. Camelia Ediciones . Venezuela .

2oo8- Alanagua . Illustrations. written by Mariela Briceño. Camelia Ediciones. Venezuela.

Other publications

Ilustrarte Catalogue – 2o18

Vår SkattkammareNatur & Kultur , Sweden . illustrations for 2 poems. Pg. 140-141

Artist Notebook –  Instituto Monsa de Ediciones, Barcelona, Spain. 2o15.  – pg. 154-159

Ilustrarte 2o14, Illustration Bienal, Portugal – pg. 116-117

Anonyme Zeichner Katalog– 2o13

Illustrators Annual 2o12 – Bologna Children´s Book Fair– pg. 150-151

Dpi magazine – Taiwan-  2o11 . Bologna the Wonderland- pg. 35-39

Illustrators Annual 2o11- Bologna Children´s Book Fair– pg. 156-157

Revista Educación y Biblioteca, Madrid, España. 2oo9 – Puntos de Fuga- Cristina Sitja Rubio. pg. 12-12

Mail Me Art 2008- Darren di Lieto – pg. 33

Other

summer-winter 2018- Animation of Etranges Creatures. With Cristóbal León. With a fund from FONDART, Chile.

summer 2017 – La Merienda – Stop motion short film animation done in collaboration with Carolina Cruz. aka Lucilux.

Feb.-March 2o17 – Collaboration (charcoal drawings) with Cristóbal León & Joaquín Cociña for the music video : Identidad Furtiva by Hausi Kuta.

Feb.- March 2o17 – Intervention of paintings by Cristóbal León & Joaquin Cociña for their exhibition at Galeria Metales Pesados, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

Illustration for Poster of exhibition : Leer es un Placer : Los mejores libros para niños y jóvenes 2o16. Banco del Libro, Venezuela

june 2o11 – Production assistant for short film – El Arca , by Diluvio.