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