Mercè López

Mercè López

Graduate in Applied Arts and Artistic Crafts specialising in illustration at EAAOO Llotja de Barcelona.


Lectures and workshops for children and adults at different schools, as well as at book fairs such as FILIJ in CDMX, FIL in Guadalajara and FilBo in Bogotá.

Professional activity

Since 2004, she has worked on more than 40 books for national and international publishers (France, USA, Mexico...) and some of them have been translated into different languages. 

She is also the author of two illustrated albums: Qui es-tu? (Kaléidoscope, Paris 2006) which was a finalist for the 2006 Baobab Prize and L'enfant qui mangeait des margouillats (Kaléidoscope, Paris 2009) which was selected for PNBE 2012 in Brazil.

He has illustrated some twenty covers for Libros del silencio, Bambú, Sky pony press, Shadow Mountain, Viena edicions, Zanjie, Planeta....

His clients include magazines, companies and organisations such as Petit Sapiens, Ayuntamiento de Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Blancco, Le laboratoire de la création, Cargo flms, Flow audio, Park Division, Nestlé, Panrico, My beautiful Parking, Museu d'Història de Catalunya, Alfons Flores, Le Monde de l'éducation... 


Sirena, Ana Romero, Castillo, Mexico 2018
The Snow Dancer, Addie Borwell, Two Lions, New York 2020
La robe de Fatou, France Quatromme, Éditions Kaléidoscope, Paris 2021 
I am smoke, Henry Herz, Tilbury House Publishers, New York 2021 
Room for everyone, Naaz Khan, Simon & Schuster, New York 2021
More publications 


Group exhibition at the Bratislava illustration fair, 2011 representing Spanish illustration.

Solo exhibition Void-loop at La Parada. Barcelona, 2014 and at L'atelier de Natalia Tomás. Cadaqués, 2015. 

Group exhibition Sharing a future at the Bologna Children's Book Fair, 2017.

Solo exhibition La casa de los erizos at El lobo feroz bookshop. Valladolid, 2016 and at the Centro Desarrollo Sociocultural FGSR, Peñaralba de Bracamonte, 2017.

Group exhibition Mamá es dibujante Diluvi universal, 2020.