who am I?

V I O L E T A  C A N O
Illustration for children and other dreamers.

REPRESENTED BY TORMENTA LIBROS: www.tormentalibros.com/ilustradores

Illustrator based in Madrid, Spain.
I studied Graphic Design: Illustration at Arte Diez Art School, Madrid (2016-2018) and I’m currently working in all kind of projects.
Between one job and the other, I also organize workshops and other activities for children.
My work features childhood, intimacy, emotions and nature.



2020 Winner APIM PRIZES 2020 – Fiction: Children and Young People’s books category.

2020 Selected to take part on the 11th Iberoamérica Ilustra Catalogue with the illustration series THE BITE.


Textbook for Santillana Editorial, proyecto CUATRO EN RAYA, 2º de primaria.
– Minicomic por Pure App (2018)
Intership at Santillana Editorial (2018)
– Art direction for Arte10 market (2017)
– Posters for a reading awakening campaign for Volvoreta (2016)
Workshop for children at La mar de letras, as part of the tour Literaturas en juego (2018)
Workshops for children (2016) with Milimbo, and collaboration on his installation In the forest (2017)


– Mazoka Festival (2018, 2020) Illustration and drawing festival (Vitoria)
– Art Skills Market (2018, 2019) Art Olimpics at Centro Cultural Daoiz y Velarde (Madrid)
Arte10 Market (2017, 2018, 2019). Students market at Arte 10 Art School (Madrid)


Illustration, extended course at Escuela Minúscula (2018-2019)
– Course on graphic novels and storytelling, with Jorge González (2017)
– Workshop on toys design at Medialab Prado (2017)
– Course on character design with Maroto (2017)
– Course on comic, Moment by moment, with Roberto Massó (2017)
– Workshop on botanic illustration at Royal Botanic Garden of Madrid (2015)