CV

Clara Cabrera

Valencia, 10 June 1991

Alkuinstraße 41, 52070 Aachen, Germany

clara@claracabrera.com

Clara has always focused on plastic and creative activities, disciplines she is able to develop thanks to her passion for literature and her musical, artistic and language knowledge.

She was one of the four Europeans selected to take part in Asia's most important illustration fair, the AFCC 2016 in Singapore.

EDUCATION

Postgrad in Professional Illustration - ESAT Valencia (Escuela Superior de Arte y Tecnología) (2015-2016)

Graduated in Fine Arts - Universidad Politécnica de Valencia - 240 ETCS Degree (2015)

- Erasmus Exchange programme in Estonia (9 months) - Tartu Art Collage (2013-2014)
- Photoshop CS6, Illustrator CS5 & InDesign CS5

- 156 ETCS Degree in History - Universidad de Valencia

Graduated from highschool in 2009 - Colegio El Armelar - Paterna (Valencia)


LANGUAGES

Spanish - (native)

English - (C2 Certificate of Proficiency in English - Cambridge Exam, 2014; C1 by the Official School of Languages of Valencia, 2010 & B2 First Certificate in English - Cambridge Exam, 2005) 

German - (basic level - A1 Sprachenakademie Aachen, Germany, 2016)

Russian - (basic level & A1 Official School of Languages of Valencia, 2010)

Estonian - (A1 Sisekaitseakadeemia, Tallinn, Estonia, 2013)


EMPLOYMENT

*Inbound marketing at Netronic, Aachen, Germany (April 2017 - present)

*Art teacher at Playground Art Center, Valencia, Spain (January - March 2017)

-Courses:  Painting, Illustration, Painting for parents with babies

*Freelance designer and illustrator. (2014- present)

-Illustrations

-Corporative bussines image design
-Merchandising design
 -Storyboards

Clients such as Erasmus Student Network Valencia UPV, Villa Gadea International Centre of Music and Education, Jaume I University's neurobilogy research team, Dream Builders Advertisement Agency.       

*Illustrator at Collider Magazine, sci-fi web magazine                  (March-June 2014)

*Designer (2015-present)

- Collection line of 30 designs for phone cases available for iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Huawei, Sony Xperia, LG, Motorola, HTC, Google Nexus, Nokia and BlackberryiPhone, Samsung Galaxy, Huawei, Sony Xperia, LG, Motorola, HTC, Google Nexus, Nokia and Blackberry

-Collection of cushion cases and mugs.

Content creator for Clara Cabrera Studio (2015 - present).

Advert and campaign designer for Clara Cabrera Studio (2015 - present).


LITERATURE




Selected micro story in Breve Historia de la Literatura Concreta - Antología Hispanoamericana de Microcuentos (September 2017)


Author and illustrator of the children picture book '¡Corre, Tomás!'  ( July 2017, published by Chiado Editorial)

 



Author of the fantasy trilogy 'Baile de Damas'        (2013, published by Chiado Editorial) 

      - El plan de las siete, (ISBN: 978-989-697-954-6, 438 pages, January 2013) 
 - La Dama Negra, (ISBN: 978-989-697-955-3,       368 pages, January 2013) 
  - Las Siete Damas, (ISBN: 978-989-697-956-0,     538 pages, January 2013)


EXHIBITIONS


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

"IDENTIDADES RETRATADAS", Cerati Café, Valencia, Spain (8 - 28 Oct 2015)

"SER Y PARECER", UNAMO design studio, Valencia, Spain (28 May - 28 June 2015)

"LOS AUTORES" , Ubik Café, Valencia, Spain (13-28 Feb 2015)

"BUTTERFLIES UNDER THE BRIDGE", Cerati Café, Valencia, Spain (4 - 28 Oct 2014)

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

"BIG GALLERY", National Library, Singapore (May - June 2016)

"POP-UP STORE", UNAMO design studio, Valencia, Spain (18, 19, 20 Dic 2015)

"COL:LECTIU CENTRAL", La Llotgeta, Valencia, Spain (23 April - 28 May 2015)

"ARTE Y CONVIVENCIA", History Museum, Valencia, Valencia, Spain (16 Dic - 11 Jan 2015)

,,AJA TEGEMINE", Jõhvi Kontserdimajas, Jõhvi, Estonia (6-30 Nov 2014)

"ARTS CONNECTION" Museum 'del Vetro de Murano', Venice, Italy. (3, 4, 5 Oct 2014)

"REAALAEG" Pärnu Linnagalerii Kunstnike Majas, Nikolai 27, Pärnu, Estonia ( 21 May - 7 June 2014)

"AGA TEGEMINE" Galleria Emil, Tampere, Finland (March 2014)

"TARTU KRUIIS", Noorus Galerii, Tartu, Estonia (4- 19 April 2014).

"CRISIS Y UNICORNIOS", LaSalita, Gijón, Asturias, Spain (March-May 2014). Selected from open call.

"ÜLEDOOS", Jakobi Galerii, Tartu, Estonia. (Dic 2013-Jan 2014)

AWARDS


IV Young Talent Award of Valencia 2016: finalist

III Young Talent Award of Valencia 2015: designated by public choice 

 II Young Talent Award of Valencia 2014: finalist

  I Young Talent Award of Valencia 2013: designated by public choice


FEATURES

-PANTA Magazine: Book a Street Artist 9th issue of their German art and design magazine features my painting "Jandro" on its page 5. (June 2016).

-BIG Gallery - Asian Festival of Children's Contest 2016. One of the four Europeans selected to exhibit artwork in one of Asia's most important illustration fairs in Singapore. The exhibition gathers the work of illustrators all over the world. (May 2016).

-FLAMANTES II - Art book with a collection of artworks made by under 35 year old promising Spanish artists.        (March 2016).

OTHER

                                              -Member of ESN Valencia UPV (Erasmus Student Network) (2014-2016)                                            Event planning, trip planning, customer attention and graphic design of banners and posters

 -Girl scout at X El Pilar and Grupo Scout La Cañada (2001-2010)