Leire Salaberria was born in Andoain (Spain) in 1983. Currently, she lives and works in San Sebastián. She has majored in Fine Arts in Bilbao and studied a postgraduate in Children Illustration in Barcelona. She has participated in different courses with Javier Zabala and Jindra Capek in Italy. Leire has exhibited her artwork in different countries around the world. Since 2011 when she published her first book, she’s illustrated several books in Italy, Mexico and Spain. At the moment, she continues to illustrate children’s books, which is her favourite type of work.
Text and images © Leire Salaberria