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Yara Kono

Born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1972.

She started making her first drawings on the wall of the sitting room. Her mother, who at first was not too pleased, finally gave in to the "artistic talents" of her daughter.

From wall to paper, from paper to the computer the years have gone by.

Since 2004 she is part of the Planeta Tangerina team.

She won the National Prize of Illustration and Bissaya Barreto Prize (PT), received Mentions in Compostela International Prize (ES), Nami Concours (KR) and was seleted to Bologna Illustrators Exhibition.