BIO

BIO/ENG
Leire Salaberria was born in Andoain (Spain) in 1983. Currently, she lives and works in San Sebastián. She has majored in Fine Arts in Bilbao and studied a postgraduate in Children Illustration in Barcelona. Leire has exhibited her artwork in different countries around the world. Her work has been selected to appear in Bologna Children's Book Fair 2012, IV Ibero-American catalog of illustration 2013, 2014, Sharjah International Book Fair 2013, 2014. In 2014 she won an Honorable mention at the Sharjah International Book Fair. Since 2011 when she published her first book, she’s illustrated several books in Italy, Mexico, EEUU, UK, Chile and Spain. 

BOOKS
Maya Angelou, Little People, Big Dreams. Written by Lisbeth Kaiser. Published by Frances Lincoln Children's Books. UK and US 2016. English.
 ¿Donde esta Tomas? Written by Micaela Chirif. Published by Ekare Ediciones. Venezuela 2016. Spanish. Txokolatezko arrainak. Written by Karlos Santisteban. Published by Ibaizabal.  Basque Country 2016. Basque.
Txokolatezkoa izan nahi nuke. Written by Alaine Agirre. Published by Elkar. Basque Country 2016. Basque.
El secreto del zoo. Written by Susanna Isern. Published by Sallybooks. Spain 2016. Spanish.
Martín en el mundo de las cosas perdidas. Written by Susana López Rubio. Published by Bambú Ediciones. Spain 2015. Spanish.
Racoon wants to be first. Written by Susanna Isern. Published by NubeOcho. Spain 2015. Spanish, Corean.
Hiltzaileak. Written by Leire Salaberria. Published by Pamiela. Etxepare Award. Basque Country. 2014. Basque.
Ez dut irudimenik, eta zer?. Written by Noemi Gallego. Published by Elkar. Basque Country 2014. Basque.
Feroz, el lobo. Written by Margarita Del Mazo. Published by OQO. Spain 2014. Spanish.
Chismorreo. Written by Pepe Maestro. Published by Edelvives. Spain 2014. Spanish, basque.
La niña, el corazón y la casa. Written by Maria Teresa Andruetto. Published by Castillo. Macmillan. Mexico 2014. Spanish.
Un monstruo. Written by Pep Bruno. Published by Alba ediciones. Spain 2014. Spanish.
Pashmina gorria. Written by Ekhiñe Egiguren. Published by Mezulari. Peru Abarka  Award 2013. Basque Country 2013. Basque.
¿Dónde estás, caracol?. Written by Susanna Isern. Published by OQO. Spain 2013. Spanish, basque, galician, portuguese, french.
Io, Qunuq. Written by Davide Cali. Published by Kite Edizioni. Italy 2013. Italian
Dos medios zorros. Written by Jon Juarez. Published by La Fragatina. Spain 2013. Spanish.
El señor Ramón y la señora Ramona. Written by Beatriz Montero. Published by OQO. Spain 2012. Spanish.
Los invitados de mi hermana. Written by Eduardo Carrera. Published by El Naranjo. México 2012. Spanish.
Euria ari duenean.  Written by Leire Salaberria. Published by Pamiela. Published by Kalandraka. Etxepare Award. Spain 2011. Basque, spanish, galician, breton.

ANTOLOGY
Hizkuntzaren keinua. Published by Kontseilua. 2012. Spain

AWARDS AND SELECTIONS
Selected to participate in the V Ibero-American catalog of illustration. Iberoamérica Ilustra. Mexico. 2014.
Euskadi literature Awards 2014. Finalist whith “Hiltzaileak” book. San Sebastian. 2014. Spain.
Winner Etxepare Award. Contest for picture book. Ed: Pamiela. 2014. Spain.
Honorable mention in the Sharjah International Book Fair 2013. UAE. 2014.
Lletori di carta, pavilion 33, Bologna children's book fair, Bologna, 2014.
Selected to participate in the  IV Ibero-American catalog of illustration. Iberoamérica Ilustra. Mexico. 2013.
Winner Peru Abarka Award. Contest for picture book "Hiltzaileak". Ed: Editorial Mezulari. 2013. Spain.
White Noise Serials - Pictoplasma. Selected for exhibition. La Casa Encendida. Madrid. 2013.
Selected to participate in the Sharjah International Book Fair 2013. UAE. 2013.
Euskadi literature Awards 2012. Finalist whith “Euria ari duenean” book. San Sebastian. 2012. Spain.
Selected to participate in the Bologna children’s book fair 2012. Bologna. 2012. Italy.
Selected to participate in the Tapirulan 12. Cremona. Italy. 2011.
Winner Etxepare Award. Contest for picture book "Euria ari duenean". Ed: Pamiela. 2011. Spain.
Finalist “I Concurs d’il-lustració proa espais”. Contest for picture book. Barcelona. 2010. Spain.
Selected to participate in the Tapirulan 11. Cremona. 2010. Italy.
Selected to participate in the “A ritmo d’incanto, fiabe dal Brasile, Sarmede” exhibition. Sarmede. 2010. Italy.

EXHIBITIONS
IV Salón del Comic de Navarra. Pamplona. 2015. Spain
Sharjah International Book Fair 2014. UAE. 2014.
Lletori di carta, pavilion 33, Bologna children's book fair, Bologna, 2014.
Sharjah International Book Fair 2013. UAE. 
Iberoamérica Ilustra. Mexico. 2013.
Lletori di carta, pavilion 33, Bologna children's book fair, Bologna, 2014.
Gko Gallery, Tolosa, 2014. Spain.
Ilustradoras & Diseño Exhibition. M.AR.CA museum. Cacabelos. Leon. 2013. Spain.
White Noise Serials - Pictoplasma Exhibition. La Casa Encendida. Madrid. 2013. Spain.
Hocus Pocus Exhibition. Kafka Hotel. Madrid. 2013. Spain.
Sharjah International Book Fair 2013. UAE. 
Garabat Gallery. Bilbao. 2012. Spain.
Bologna children’s book fair 2012. Bologna. 2012. Italy.
Tapirulan 12. 2012. Italy. 
I Concurs d’il-lustració proa espais. Barcelona. 2010. Spain
Tapirulan 11. 2011. Cremona. Italy.
A ritmo d’incanto, fiabe dal Brasile. Sarmede. 2010. Italy.

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