Serina Maio

Having started developing my first own drawings as a teenager, I resolved to follow my passion about art by receiving a formal and continued education in painting and art conservation.

I got my Degree in Art (painting) Restoration in 1999 in Pontevedra (Spain), and immediately afterwards I started working in the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, in Madrid, Spain. Amongst others, I took part in the restoration of works by Spanish Masters Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dalí. Although nerve-wrecking, the excellent results gave me the confidence to keep on pursuing my dreams.

After moving to Barcelona, I got a Degree as Senior Technician in Plastic Arts Illustration at the Illa Art School, which served as a starting point to develop a career as a professional illustrator. In the meantime, I worked as a portrait painter for different private collectors and governmental agencies.

So far, I have taken part in the development of several children text books. I have also collaborated with different eminent illustrators as coloring technician and also with several studios. Last year I had my first illustrated album edited (you can check a few pics in my web site. It’s awesome!).

I enjoy working with both digital and traditional techniques, always trying to show my sensitive side. My style has been described as precise and delicate. Also, I always deliver in time. Always.

Wanna know more? Contact me @ info@serinamaio.com

EXHIBITIONS

2011 International Art Fair Innsbruck, Austria. ART-INNSBRUCK 2011.

2010 single exhibition “Paintings, version 4.0 “, Academy of Fine Arts in Sabadell (BCN).

2007 single exhibition “Serina” Eurostars Ciudad de La Coruña showroom, La Coruña.

2006, 2007, 2008 itinerant collective exhibition of Galicia “Natura Art” organized by ADEGA.

2004 collective exhibition “… people in Cartagena”, Cartagena.

2004 single exhibition “Beginnings” Rincón del arte showroom, La Coruña.

2001 collective exhibition “Painters from Pontevedra”, Sanxenxo, Pontevedra.

AWARDS & MENTIONS

·(2001) First Drawing Award “Ven ó Camiño e Ven á Ruta Marítima Xacobea 2001″. CONSELLERÍA DE CULTURA, COMUNICACIÓN SOCIAL E TURISMO DE LA XUNTA DE GALICIA.

·(2009) Runner-up “VIII Menarini Young Painters Awards”. GROUP MENARINI · MUSEO BADALONA (BARCELONA)

·(2012) 2nd and 3th place “Industrial Bolsera Bag Gift Design Awards”. INDUSTRIAL BOLSERA

·(2013) Honorable Mention Final Project. ILLA ART SCHOOL, SABADELL (BARCELONA)