Prizes and mentions
2016 - Selected for the exhibition at Notte di Fiaba, Aladdin and the Magic Lamp , Italy
2016 - Awarded with the second prize at "Disegni al Sole Illustration contest ", Italy
2016 - Winner of the WWPBIC - Worldwide Picture Book Illustration Competition,
2016 - Awarded with the "Judge Special Prize" at JIA Illustration Award, Japan
2016 - Selected for Exhibition at " Festival Verdi 2016" , Parma, Italy
2016 - finalist at Golden Pinwheel International Young Illustrators Competition, Shangai, China
2017 - finalist at "Disegni al Sole Illustration contest ", Italy
2017 - finalist of the international poster contest "To Death with a smile", Mumedi, Mexico
2017 - finalist of the Little Hakka International Picturebook competition, China
2018 - finalist of iJungle Award International Illustration competition, UK
2019 - selected for the Annual 2019 - AI Autori di Immagini
2019_JIA Illustration Award - "Silver Award winner"
2019 - CICLA Original Exhibition of 2019 Chen Bochui Children's Literature Award a Shangai, China.
Portrait by Marta Giorgia Bondioli © Le Sirene Research
Sara was born and raised in Italy.
After obtaining a bachelor degree in Architecture she took a degree in Illustration at the International School of Comics in Reggio Emilia.
She then specialized in children's books illustration and she works now as a freelance illustrator for clients worldwide.
She loves art, nature and animals, especially dogs.
She lives in Italy with her boyfriend and their frenchie Murphy.
Mondadori- Il Battello a Vapore (Italy) , Clementoni (Italy) , Jilin Publishing group ltd (China), Hunan Juvenile Publishing (China), Hansol Education - Finden (South Korea), Oxford University Press (Spain) , Rusconi Libri (Italy), Edizioni Theoria (Italy), Storytime Magazine (UK), Usborne Publishing (UK), Auzou Editions (France), IglooBooks (UK), Miles Kelly Publishing (UK), Headu (Italy), Imagination Stage (USA), Bushel&Peck Books (USA), Old Dungate Press (UK), Ronshin Group Ltd (China), Pearson (Italy), La Scuola (Italy)
From the 2016 I am member of AI - Associazione Autori di Immagini
and JIA - Japan Illustrators' Association