Hello, my name is Irena Freitas! I'm an illustrator currently based in Manaus, Brazil, working for clients internationally.
I love illustrating people and funny situations that happen in our daily life.
Have an upcoming project? I'd love to collaborate with you! For general inquiries just send me an e-mail at email@example.com
And for books inquiries you can contact my agent Andrea Morrison at Writers House.
2019 Manaus, written & illustrated by Irena Freitas, Edições Barbatana
Corriere della Sera, The New York Times, Scriba Soluções Editoriais, The Washington Post, Edições SM Brasil, The Boston Globe, BBC Brasil, Callisto Publishing, SOMOS Educação, Usborne Publishing.
Awards & Grants
2017 Society of Children’s Books Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) Student Scholarship
2017 Society of Children’s Books Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) Mentorship Award
2017 Society of Children’s Books Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) Honors Award
2017 Red Dot: Communication Design Award for “Dead for a Day”
2017 AI-AP Latin American Ilustración 6 for "Welcome to My World!"
2018 Society of Illustrators 60 for "The Arts Are Everywhere"
2019 Artist-in-residence SCAD Alumni Atelier
2019 3X3 Illustration Annual for “Eugene Onegin"
2019 3X3 Illustration Annual for ”Money”