Raquel Leiva is an illustrator from Barcelona.
She plays with the communicative part of the images, focusing on the conceptual value. Each assignment is a new question that must be answered using metaphors and visual puzzles.


Degree in Fine Arts, Master in Art Teaching and Postgraduated in Art Direction. University of Barcelona and Abat Oliba Univesity, Spain.

Illustrations for: The New York
Times, Bloomberg View, La Marea, Carlitos y Patricia, Random House Mondadori, Lecool Barcelona, It Fashion Magazine, Visual Magazine, Líbero Magazine, amongst others.


Since 2012 teaching art in various art schools in Barcelona.

Art Curator for:
“Yankimera Exhibition”.
Artafacta.org.  The Private Spaces.
Barcelona, 2010.


Coordinator and co-creator of:
Fanzine “Artafacta.org” with Javier Jaén. 2007-2010.


Conference:
How to be an Art teacher? University of Barcelona, 2013-14.

Collective Exhibitions:
“Millors projectes”, University of Barcelona, 2009.

“Okuparte”, Ayuntamiento de Huesca, 2009.

“Nudo 19, festival de poesía visual” Barcelona, 2019.

International Projects:
“I see you” Film. Fine Arts Berlin University. 2006.
“Rysujac świat”. Book. DG Edukacja i Kultura. Poland. 2012.


Interviews:
“La aventura del saber”.TVE. 2014.


Raquel Leiva 2019. All rights reserved. raquelleivaolmo@gmail.com