Sara
Cunha

hello, i’m sara!

I was born in Porto, Portugal, and I am now based
in London. I love working with bright colors, geometric shapes and experiment different materials. Exploring sight, touch and hearing, my work crosses the visual and three-dimensional worlds of illustration, animation, paper sculpting and patchwork inspired imagery.

Follow me:
my instagram, my gif tumblr, behance and vimeo.

contact

I am represented by De Dominicis Creative Agency.

I am available for freelance work and collaborations, so feel free to contact me!
sara@saracunha.net
07887903262 / (+44)7887903262
London, UK

education

  • I graduated in architecture but soon started focusing on the visual practice of illustration, continuing my studies with a Master Degree in Image Design reflecting on the intersection between illustration and animation applied to digital media.
  • 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

My illustrations have been recognized by Nami Island Picture Book Illustration Concours, 3x3 Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, STEREOHYPE and Portugal Young Creators Award. My short animation “wandering” was selected for several european animation festivals including PLAY Lisbon’s International Kids Film Festival, MONSTRA Lisbon Animated Film Festival and KROK International Animated Film Festival.

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.