(Sofía Zapata Ochoa) SOZAPATO

Quito, 1984

A graduate in Fine Arts (Central University of Ecuador) and Graphic Design (Metropolitan Institute of Design, Quito). She has completed her training with a Master in Picture Books for Children (i con i School, Madrid). As an illustrator, she has worked with publishers from Ecuador, Chile, Colombia and Spain. She has won several drawing, painting and design awards. Her first book as author, "Colorín colorado", was selected to represent Ecuador in the IBBY Honor List 2014. She also has studied performing arts (Malayerba Laboratory and El Cronopio Theater) and specialized in clown-theater. She's is currently taking part of the Spanish-Ecuadorian theater group El Gran Ticlop.

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