Curriculum

Joana Afonso (1989) Oeiras
 
Portfolio / Blog:
http://jusketching.blogspot.com/

Qualifications:
- Painting graduation in the College of Fine Arts in Lisbon
- Frequents master's degree in Drawing at College of Fine Arts in Lisbon

Formation:
- Illustration and Comic Workshop at AR.CO School
- Character Animation Summer School at Gobelins

Computer Knowledges:
Photoshop; Illustrator; Painter; Dreamweaver; Flash; Premiere; Zbrush, Lightwave 3D, After Effects

Professional Activity:
Digital Drawing teacher in Fine Art College in Lisbon
Freelancer

Awards
Central Comic Trophy of Best Independent Publication with "Living Will #3" (2015)
Central Comic Trophy of Best Art with "Living Will #1" (2014)
- PPBD Best Other Publication with "Living Will #1" (2014)
- PNBD Best Album with "O Baile" (2013)
- PPBD Best Drawing with "O Baile" (2013)
- PPBD Best Color with "O Baile" (2013)
- PPBD Best Album with "O Baile" (2013)
- 1st place in the competition "Amadora Comic Contest" (2011)
- 2st place in the competition "Odemira Comic Contest" (2009)

Publications
- Cover to "Living Will #4"
Comic "Deixa-me Entrar" at Polvo publishing house (2014)
Comic "Living Will #3" with André Oliveira script at Ave Rara publishing house (2014)
Comic "Living Will #2" with André Oliveira script at Ave Rara publishing house (2014)
- Comic "Living Will #1" with André Oliveira script at Ave Rara publishing house (2013)
- Comic Short " Stagecoach Mary" with October Crifasi script at Image publishing house (2013)
- One comic "Se Vale a Pena" written by André Oliveira on CAIS magazine (2013)
- Comic book " O Baile" with Nuno Duarte script at Kingpins publishing house (2012)
- One comic on "Zona Desenha" magazine (2012)
- One comic at Efemeride #5 "Corto Maltese no Século XXI" (2012)
- One comic "Onde Jaz o teu Sorriso" on BDLP João Mascarenhas' fanzine (2011)
- One illustration in "Zona Monstra" magazine (2011)
- One comic "Love will tear us Apart Again" on Ziniol (2011)
- Two comics on "Odemira-te" magazine (2011)
- One illustration in "Zona Gráfica" magazine (2010)
- One comic on "Odemira-te" magazine (2010)
- One comic at Tertúlia Bdzine #146 (2009)

Freelancer works
Ilustration for Amadora BD poster (2014)
- Storyboard for TBWA (2013)
- Concept and Illustrations to SushiTime and Suntorys placemat (2013)
- Concept Art of MaxMat characters and background for "PERFECT SINCE 1979" (2013)
- Collaboration with "Jornal I" (2010)
- Storyboard for B'lizzard (2010)
- Storyboard of the film "Grande Kilapy" by Zézé Gamboa, David & Golias productions (2010)

Exhibitions
Berkshire Art Association (2015)
- Alcobaça (2015)
- Amadora BD (2014)
- Treviso Festival (2014)
- Anicomics Festival (2014)
- Exhibition at In Festival (2013)
- Exhibition at XVIII Viseus International Salon Festival of Comics (2013)
- Exhibition at Beja's Festival of Comics (2013)
- "Baixa-Chiado PT Bluestation" (2012)
- Buchholz Library with The Lisbon Studio collective (2012)
- Anicomics Festival (2012)
- "BD ao Forte" Festival (2012)
- Festiwal Komiksu W Łodzi (2012)
- Instituto Cervantes Warszawa  (2012)
- Amadora BD (2011)
- Participation on Zona's and The Lisbon Studio exhibition at Beja's Festival of Comics (2010)
- Municipal Library José Saramago at Odemira (2009)

Debates/ Conferences
Lecture at FBAUL about "Analogic and Digital techniques of Comics" (2013)
- Participated in a live drawing session at "Baixa-Chiado PT Bluestation" (2012)
- Debate at Fantastic Forum (2012)
- Debate at Anicomics Festival with Tony Sandoval, Rui Lacas moderated by Mário Freitas (2012)
- Lecture at ESAP about Storyboards (2011)