Raquel Lagartos is an illustrator and comic author from Spain. She has attended the School of Art of Oviedo and has a degree in Mathematics.
Raquel has worked with clients like Álice Jeunesse, Editorial Anaya or the Ministry of Culture of Spain. Her works have been exhibited in different places such as the Sitges Film Festival, the San Sebastián Horror and Fantasy Film Festival or the Aragon Contemporary Art and Culture Institute “Pablo Serrano Museum”.
She has also published two graphic novels : “Mary Shelley: La muerte del monstruo” (Diábolo Ediciones, 2016; Edizioni Piemme, 2018 ) and “La hierba del estío” (Diábolo Ediciones, 2018), for which she has been nominated as “Better National Comic Artist” for the 2018 Comic Critics Awards.
AWARDS AND MENTIONS
Special mention for Concurso Internacional de Álbum Ilustrado Biblioteca Insular de Gran Canaria, in collaboration with A Buen Paso publisher House, 2019.
Nominated for Best national comic artist by “La hierba del estío”, 2018 Comic Critics Awards
La ciudad de las estatuas
Watercolor illustrations for “La ciudad de las estatuas” by Vicente Muñoz Puelles, Anaya Editorial, 2020. Middle grade chapter book.