Inês Oliveira, illustrator
born in 1979, Porto, Portugal
lives and works in Porto and
St. Gallen, Switzerland


2011-2013
Master's Degree in Drawing,
Faculty of Fine Arts,
University of Porto,
Portugal
1997-2002
Graduated in Fine Arts,
Faculty of Fine Arts,
University of Porto,
Portugal

1994-1997
Studies on Graphic Arts
and Communication,
Soares dos Reis School,
Porto, Portugal

BOOKS

2016 The biggest flower in the world
text by José Saramago, publisher Porto Editora
(Portuguese National Plan for Reading)
2009 My first Miguel Torga

text by João Pedro Mésseder, publisher Dom Quixote
(Jury Distinction Portuguese National Illustration Award 2009)
(Portuguese National Plan for Reading)

2008 Christmas’ Miracle

text by António Torrado, publisher Civilização Editora
(Jury Distinction Portuguese National Illustration Award 2008)
(Portuguese National Plan for Reading)
2007 The Sparrow's Great Flight

text by Lídia Jorge, publisher Dom Quixote, 2nd Edition 2008
(Selection «Essencial Mini Library FNAC / Casa da Leitura - Gulbenkian»)
(Selection «The Best of 2007» Casa da Leitura - Gulbenkian)
(Portuguese National Plan for Reading)
2006 Indian Tales and Legends

text by José Jorge Letria, publisher Ambar
(Portuguese National Plan for Reading)
2006 Lia's Friends

text by Inês Oliveira, publisher Porto Editora
(Portuguese National Plan for Reading)
2005 Beauty and the Beast

text by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, publisher Porto Editora
(Selection «Essencial Mini Library FNAC / Casa da Leitura - Gulbenkian»)
2004 The Moon's Mountain

text by Manuela Monteiro, publisher Campo das Letras
2004 Soup From a Stone

text by José Viale Moutinho, publisher Campo das Letras
2004 Valéria and Life

text by Sidónio Muralha, publisher Gailivro, 4th Edition 2009
(Portuguese National Plan for Reading)
2003 Stories for You

text by Ilda Castro Miranda, publisher Fólio Edições
2003 The Mosquito

text by Inês Oliveira, publisher Nova Gaia, 2nd Edition 2007
(Portuguese National Plan for Reading)

COLLECTIVES (SELECTION)

2016 Portuguese Illustration
curators: Nuno Saraiva, Jorge Silva, José Teófilo Duarte, João Paulo Cotrim publisher Câmara Municipal de Setúbal and Arranha-Ceús
2013 Invasion of Andresen House

edition coordination Luís Mendonça, publisher Eterogémeas
2012 Like Cherries, Portugal/Bologna 2012
commission: Ju Godinho and Eduardo Filipe
publisher Imprensa Nacional-Casa da Moeda
2008 Christmas Time! Portuguese Tales and Poems

coordination José António Gomes, publisher Porto Editora
(Portuguese National Plan for Reading)
2007 Two Thousand and Eight Turns on the Merry-Go-Round

text by Eugénio Roda, publisher Eterogémeas
2005 Ruling Mother, Caring Mother

text by Eugénio Roda, publisher 3th Show of Children
and Juvenile Book Illustrators

EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2016 Portuguese Illustration
Collective Portuguese Illustration 2016
Setúbal, Portugal
2014-2012 Like Cherries
Portugal / Bologna 2012 - Portuguese delegation
Commission - Ju Godinho and Eduardo Filipe
Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy, 2012
Lá e Cá, São Paulo, Brazil, 2013
International Book Fair of Bogotá, Colombia, 2013
Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal, 2014
2012 100 Books for the Future
Portugal / Bologna 2012 - Guest Country Exhibition
Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy
2011 Timelines

Illustration Project, Feiras Francas - 10th edition
Palácio das Artes, Porto, Portugal
2010 The Grammar of Figures

Collective exhibition of the International Competition
Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy
Palazzo della Esposizioni, Rome, Italy
2009 Illustration Exhibition

Individual exhibition of books and illustrations
Bookstore Salta Folhinhas, Porto, Portugal
Bookstore Papa Livros, Porto, Portugal
2009 BIB - Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava

Portuguese delegation
Commission - Ju Godinho and Eduardo Filipe
Bibiana, International House of Art for Children
Bratislava, Slovakia
2009 National Young Creators Show
Collective exhibition of the awarded works
Centro de Congressos, Lisbon, Portugal
2009 Sonhos com Moldura
International collective exhibition of Illustration
Commission - Luís Mendonça
Paços da Cultura, São João da Madeira, Portugal
ESAD, Matosinhos, Portugal
2008 Two Thousand and Eight Turns on the Merry-Go-Round
International collective exhibition of Illustration
Commission - Luís Mendonça
Fnac – Santa Catarina, Porto, Portugal
Auditório Municipal Augusto Cabrita, Barreiro, Portugal
Centro de Arte, São João da Madeira, Portugal
2007 Illustration Exhibition
Selection of books and illustrations produced from 2004 to 2007
Commission - 13th Portuguese, Gallician and French Meetings
of Literature for Children and Youth
Almeida Garrett Municipal Library, Porto, Portugal
2007 The Sparrow's Great Flight
Individual exhibition of Illustration
Ílhavo Municipal Library, Portugal
Bookstore Salta Folhinhas, Porto, Portugal
Arouca Municipal Library, Portugal
2006 Indian tales and Legends
Individual exhibition of Illustration
Bookstore Salta Folhinhas, Porto, Portugal
2006-2004 4th, 3rd and 2nd Show of Children
and Juvenile Book Illustrators

Collective exhibition of Illustration
Commission - Luís Mendonça
Porto Book Faire, Pavilhão Rosa Mota, Porto, Portugal

RECOGNITIONS

2011 Finalist - 4th CJ Picture Book Awards

CJ Culture Foundation, Seoul, South Korea
2010 Jury Distinction - National Illustration Award 2009

The General Directorate for Book and Libraries (DGLB) and APPLIJ
- Portuguese Section of IBBY, Lisbon, Portugal
2010 Selection - The Grammar of Figures

Bologna Children's Book Fair, Italy
2009 Jury Distinction - National Illustration Award 2008

The General Directorate for Book and Libraries (DGLB) and APPLIJ
- Portuguese Section of IBBY, Lisbon, Portugal
2008 Selection - Young Creators

Portuguese Institute of Youth and Portuguese Club of Arts, Lisbon, Portugal
2003 Eng. António de Almeida Prize
Eng. António de Almeida Foundation, Porto, Portugal
2003 INESC Aquisition Award
Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores do Porto (INESC)
and Faculty of Fine Arts, Porto, Portugal
2002 Ateneu Prize for Sculpture
Ateneu Comercial do Porto, Portugal