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About me

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 and to create busy compositions.

Have an upcoming project? I'd love to collaborate with you! For general inquiries just send me an e-mail at irenafreitas@gmail.com

And for books inquiries you can contact my agent Andrea Morrison at Writers House.

Clients

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

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"