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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, Italy

2019_JIA Illustration Award - "Silver Award winner", Japan

2019/2020 - CICLA Original Exhibition of 2019 Chen Bochui Children's Literature Award a Shangai, China

2020 - 3X3 Magazine  Merit Award in the Illustrator Professional Show

2021 - Longlist of the 4th Global Illustration Award

2022 -  Selected for The Original Art, NY



Sara is a children's book illustrator living and working in Reggio Emilia, Italy.

After obtaining a bachelor degree in Architecture she took a degree in Illustration at the International School of Comics in Reggio Emilia.

She established herself as a full time freelance illustrator for worldwide publishers and makes illustrations for children's book, picturebook, board games and puzzles.

She loves art, nature and animals, especially dogs.

She lives in Italy with her boyfriend and their frenchie Murphy.

Sara has created illustrations in collaboration with major publishing houses such as:

Mondadori Ragazzi, Piemme - Il battello a vapore, Clementoni, Fleurus, Clavis, Editions Lito, Bloomsbury, Hachette, DK Books - Penguin Random House, Runnin Press Kids,  Oxford University Press, Macmillan Education, Rusconi Libri,  Storytime Magazine, Usborne Publishing, Auzou Editions, IglooBooks, Miles Kelly Publishing, Bushel&Peck Books, Ronshin Group Ltd, Pearson Education, Marks&Spencer, Crocodile Creek, Familius, Kar-Ben Publishing


2016 -  Museo Alto Garda, Riva del Garda Italy 

2016 - Kasteel Groeneveld, Baarn, NL

2016 - Galleria Crocetta, Celle Ligure, Italy

2016 - The Hive Library, Worcester, UK

2016 - Rotterdam City library, Rotterdam, NL

2016 - Shanghai City Library , China

2016 Bilderbuchmuseum Troisdorf Germany

2016 - Creation Gallery Nihonbashi -Hakozaki, Tokio , Japan

2016 - "Circuito OFF" Parma, Italy

2016 - collective exhibition at China Shangai International Children's Book fair

2017- Galleria Crocetta, Celle Ligure, Italy

2017 - "To Death with a Smile" , Mumedi Museum, Mexico

2019 -20- CICLA Original Exhibition of 2019 Chen Bochui Children's Literature Award a Shangai, China.

2020 - 3X3 Professional Illustration Show, Merit Award

2022 - The Original Art, NY

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