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ABOUT

ABOUT

Pía has loved to draw for as long as she can remember, in fact, pencils and crayons were her favorite childhood toys. A graduate of the University of Costa Rica’s art school, she worked as a graphic designer and illustrator for some of the major advertising agencies in her country. She currently works as a freelance illustrator, and lives in Costa Rica and Chicago.

CLIENTS

Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Kimberly-Clark, LG Electronics, Subway, Garnier BBDO, Publimark Lowe & Partners, Dos Pinos, Editorial Universidad de Costa Rica, Editorial Farben, EUNED, Fundación Omar Dengo, Fundación MarViva, Best Brands, Constructora Eliseo Vargas & Asociados, Hacienda Pinilla, Laboratorios Stein, Librería Internacional, Ministerio Público, Musmanni, Parque de Diversiones, Skinworks, TriArts, Inc., Krama Yoga, Yoga Lamat, Zona Franca Coyol.

AWARDS

  • 2008 Volcán de Plata, Illustration Category (Campaign for Leo Chacón).
  • 1997 Honorable Mention, Certamen de Nuevos Valores Fausto Pacheco.

EXHIBITIONS

  • 2010Chorreadores intervenidos, group show. Arteria/Avenida Uno Café, San José, CR.
  • 2009 Hydrofolie, solo show. Boutique Madame Curie, San Pedro, CR.
  • 2004 Coloring Imagination, group show with Foro Gama Ilustradores. Rogue Buddha Gallery, Minnesota, U.S.A.
  • 2000 Objetos interiores, solo show. Centro Cultural de Chile, San José, CR.
  • 1997 Certamen de Nuevos Valores Fausto Pacheco, group show. Centro Cultural Costarricense-Norteamericano.

PUBLICATIONS

  • 2012 Latin American ILUSTRACIÓN 1 (AI-AP), New York, U.S.A.
  • 2000 Objetos Interiores, by Myriam Bustos Arratia with illustrations by María Pía Jiménez. EUNED, San Pedro, CR.
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