Canizales

Canizales

Artist born in Colombia.
He has a degree in Fine Arts from his hometown Cali, where he has had exhibitions in a variety of galleries and museums.
In 1999 he obtained one of the three scholarships to pursue an MA in Animation at the University of the Balearic Islands, awarded by the Spanish Agency for Ibero-American Cooperation to young artists from all Latin America. Since then he lives in Palma de Mallorca. Currently he dedicates all his time to his great passion: illustration.
He is an author-illustrator specializing in children’s books with books published in Spanish, English, Italian, French, Polish and Korean by publishers such as Penguin Random House (Beascoa), Scholastic, Templar, Apila, Nube 8, Varoom, Tatarak, among others.

Winner in recent years of international awards such as:

2018 Honorary Mention Ciudad de Palma Comic Awards
2018 Cuatrogatos Prize
2017 V Social Graphic novel Divina Pastora Award
2016 Apila Primera Impresion Award
2016 Boolino Award

The books published with Apila are: Pretty (2016) Nice (2017), Nice (2017), The best book ever  (2018),  Big (2019) and Weird (2019)

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