hello, i’m sara!

Born in Porto, I currently live in London.
I graduated in architecture, but other areas appealed to me, specifically the world of graphic arts. I continued my studies with a Master Degree in Image Design focused on contemporary media and cultural universes, where I learned about visual literacy, digital culture, photography, illustration, storytelling and animation.
I balance a full time occupation in graphic design with freelance illustration work for books, magazines and exhibitions, exploring different artistic expressions.

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I am available for freelance work and collaborations, so feel free to contact me!
+44 (0) 7887903262
London, UK


  • typography course, 2016
    Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, London, UK
  • master in image design, 2012
    Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, Portugal
  • certificate in experimental animation, 2011
    Advanced Summer Institute 2011
    UT Austin / Portugal Program
    Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, Portugal
  • architecture graduate degree, 2007
    Faculty of Architecture of the University of Porto, Portugal

recognitions and awards

Winner: Latin American Ilustración 6, USA
Merit Award: Hiii Illustration, China
Honorable Mention: 3x3 Mag nº14, USA
Winner Fine Art: Creative Quarterly 46, USA
Shortlisted: World Illustration Awards, UK
Best of Best Award: Hiii Illustration, China
Merit Award: Hiii Illustration, China
Children’s Illustration Merit: 3x3 Mag nº12, USA
Shortlisted: Nami Concours, Korea
Children’s Book Merit: 3x3 Mag nº11, USA
1st prize: Stereohype Design Competition, UK 2011
Children’s Book Merit: 3x3 Mag nº8, USA
Young Creators Award Illustration:
Instituto Português da Juventude, Portugal

wandering” short animation selections:
PLAY Lisbon’s International Kids Film Festival
KROK International Animated Film Festival
Video Art Festival Miden
MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival
IMF International Motion Festival Cyprus

about this website

This website was designed by my dear talented friend Rita Coelho, and constructed by my also talented friends Hugo Branco and Pedro Pinto.

Unless otherwise indicated, all materials on these pages are copyrighted. Please do not reproduce without prior written consent by the author.