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I love drawing and painting stories that fluctuate between colors, shapes and stains.

You could also say I'm an independent artist, illustrator and textile designer stablished between Finland and my hometown    Barcelona. And, someone who enjoys being a teacher.Check as well this for a fresher approach.

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  • 2004 Graduated in Fine Arts major degree from Barcelona Universitat.
  • Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. Exchange grant. Printmaking studio.
  • 2005, Postgraduated in Illustration on fashion at Universitat de Barcelona and Escuela Superior de Diseño Felicidad Duce, ICL.
  • Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp (Koninklijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten van Antwerpen. Fashion Department, from 2004 to 2007.

  • Working for nearly 3 years in a fashion brand in Madrid. Having the opportunity to learn closely with craft artisans, suppliers and great co-workers.
  • Ever since she combined her independent work as an artist and being a graphic textile designer.

  • As part of her interest in art education, Laia also designed a Fashion Workshop for Secondary education students in Barcelona  at Solc school.
  • Invited teacher for the Master in Fashion, Elisava design school, Barcelona.
  • Some of her works are also in Galeria Espai [b] where she's been regularly exhibited.
  • In Catalysti  //www.catalysti.fi/artists/laia-riera-sanjaume

Laia's work and research focuses on to memory, identity, gender and body. As much as to the intrinsics of storytelling.

Up to the date, myths, literature, epic poems together with Slavic, Scandinavian and Catalan folk art are the inspiration for her work. She loves practicing Yoga and nature walks, as everything comes in hand for her working process .




Mail:  info@laiaillustration.com

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