‘Blind Date’ by Roger Olmos
Artist: Roger Olmos
Title: ‘Blind Date’
Medium: Graphite on Paper
Dimensions: 8.25” x 11.8”
Artwork Will Ship From: Spain
About the Artwork:
“This illustration belongs to the book ‘La vida de los Monstruos’, which is due to be published by Astro-books in November 2018.” – Roger Olmos
About the Artist:
Roger Olmos is a freelance illustrator.
He was boorn in Barcelona in 1975 and started working as a trainee at the Institut Dexeus as scientific illustrator. Four years later he entered the school of arts and crafts Llotja Avinyó of Barcelona where he specialized in children’s illustration and ended his studies with an honours degree. Still enrolled, in 1999 his work was selected for the international Children’s book fair in Bologna where he met his first publisher.
From then until now Roger has published over 70 titles at national and international level. He has also gained experience in the advertising, TV and magazine industries and for many years has been providing all kinds of workshops in illustration around the world for future illustrators.
3 times selected in the international children’s book fair in Bologna.
3 White Raven Award
Llibreter Award best-picture book.
Lazarillo Award best-picture book.
Selected in Ilustrarte, Barreiro, Portugal
Selected for the Biennial of Bratislava children Illustration 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2017
Best Ilustrated Book 2015 ‘Regálame un beso’
Best illustrated book 2016 ‘La leyenda de Zum’