Curriculum Vitae
• Barcelona, 1944.
• Studies of painting at the Escola Massana of Barcelona, city where she lives and works.
• She illustrated her first book in 1968.
• She has illustrated more than 700 books, and she is also the author of some of them.
• Drawings of two series of cartoons for the British producer: King Rollo Films. Ltd.
• Collaborations with the magazines: Pomme d’Api, Cavall Fort, Cricket and Ladybug.
• Individual exhibits in Barcelona, Munich, Madrid, London, París, Montreuil, Montauban, Salamanca, Lleida, Taipei, Cornellà de Llobregat.
• Collective exhibits over the world.
• Member of many national and international juries.
• Participant in Meetings for the Promotion of Reading, in Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Rio de Janeiro or Taipei, New York.
• Participant in the first Congress of Catalan Culture and the First Congress of Children’s Literature of Catalonia.
• Actress compère in “Quitxalla”, in TVE1 in 1981.
• Active member in the foundation of the Professional Association of Illustrators of Catalonia, of which she has been both President and Vicepresident.
• Given Illustration courses for professionals in: Barcelona, Mexico DF, Río de Janeiro, Venecia and Taipei, NY city.
• Illustration of six short stories written by Gabriel García Márquez.
• She has written the theater piece Colors, based in three tales by Ray Sorigué, of which she has also done the transcription for theater, stage direction and scenography.
• Designed the scenographies for: Tirant lo Blanc. Grúmic, el follet de les estacions. Hers, el fantasme del teatre. Colors. Igrigor, la terra s’escalfa. El riu ja no riu.
• Jon’s Moon puppets design and construction.
• Designed posters, covers and inner pages of discographic works and advertising materials.
• Anthological exhibit in Taipei, 1997.
• Anthological exhibit 33 anys d’il.lustració at the Palau de la Virreina de Barcelona, February / Mai 2001.
• In 2004, the city hall of Barcelona comissions a large mural of peace for the Forum of Cultures. She mades “Ibtihal for peace”, a triptych on canvas, 285x800.
• Ibtihal, exhibiton abouth Rights of the Child, Cornellà de Llobregat, 2006.
• Workshops in Cornellà schools, to commemorate the 20th Aniversari of Convention on the Rights of the Child 1989.

Drawing by Carme Solé-Vendrell List of awards and other distinctions • Premio Nacional de Ilustración 2013, Ministerio de Educación, Cultura y Deporte (National Prize of Illustration 2013, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport).
• Premi Nacional de Cultura / Còmic 2012.
• Candidate for The Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award 2010.
• Creu de Sant Jordi, Catalunya, 2006.
• Buchempfehlungsliste, 1999.
• Bilderbuch Auswahlliste, 1995.
• Prix “Octogone la Fonte”, 1992.
• Critici in Erba, 1992.
• Santa María Foundation Award, 1990.
• Finaliste Andersen Award in 1986 and 1994.
• Catalònia, 1984.
• Apel.les Mestres, 1983.
• Selection des Treize, 1982.
• Generalitat de Catalunya, 1982.
• Ehrendiplom der IBA, 1982.
• Serra d’Or, 1981, 1986, 1990, 1993.
• Lazarillo, 1981.
• Second prize, Owl Award, Japan, 1980.
• Nacional de Ilustración, Spain, 1979.
• Janusz Korczak, 1979.
• Edebé, 1978.

Drawing by Carme Solé-Vendrell Exhibits • La Croada dels nens, Teià 2014.
• Museo de la Rioja, Logroño 2014.
• Salón del libro infantil y juvenil, Conde Duque, Madrid 2013.
• Galeria Mitama, Barcelona, 2013.
• BLAU GROC ROIG, Museu Etnogràfic de Ripoll, 2013.
• Espai Lago, Barcelona, 2013.
• Jordi Aguadé, el mestre i els seus deixebles. Artesania Catalunya 2012.
• Dues Vides, Caixa de Terrassa Unim, 2011.
• Ibtihal, Capella de Sant Joan, Vilafranca, 2010.
• Xibau punt d’Art, Ferreries de Menorca, 2010.
• Ibtihal, Museu Arxiu Tomàs Balbey, Cardedeu 2010.
• Nuba, Brinkman collections, Barcelona 2009.
• Més enllà de la notícia, Biblioteca Central, Cornellà de Llobregat, 2009.
• Més enllà de la màgia, Col·legi de Periodistes, Barcelona 2008.
• Ibtihal, Cornellà de Llobregat, 2006.
• Eòlia, Assaig per Ibtihal, Barcelona 2005.
• Casa Amatller, Barcelona 2004.
• Gran Casino, Barcelona 2002.
• Sala Rovira, Barcelona 2002.
• Anthological, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, 2001.
• Anthological, Memorial Museum, Taipei, 1997.
• “My secret garden”, Bologna, Rio de Janeiro, Taipei, 1996, 1997.
• Fundació Barceló, Palma de Mallorca, 1993.
• Les enfants de la mer, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1991.
• Exhibit of Barcelona Illustrators, Nimes, 1990.
• Exhibit “A todo color –23 Spanish illustrators”- 1990 to 2000, València. Madrid. Barcelona. London, Paris. Cairo. Roma.
• International Exhibit of Illustrators, Venècia, New York, Munich, Sevilla, Barcelona, Tokyo, Bratislava, Praha, Oslo, 1989.
• Sala Jaimes Gallery, Barcelona, 1990, 1992.
• Librería Crisol Art Gallery, Madrid 1989.
• Salon International du Livre et de la Presse, Géneve 1988.
• Mostra Internationale d’illustratione, from 1984 to 1999.
• Sala Rovira Art Gallery, Barcelona, 1985, 1992.
• Walker Hill Art Center, Seul 1986.
• Toyama Municipal Local Museum, Toyama 1986.
• Itabashi Ward Museum of Art, Tokyo 1986.
• Sano Art Museum, Mishima, Japan 1986.
• The Bohem Press, New York 1986.
• Els Amics de la Lluna, Manresa 1985.
• Mostra d’ il.lustradors (travelling exhibit).
• Casa de Cultura, Galícia.
• Casa de Cultura, Gijón.
• Casa de Cultura, Salamanca.
• Casa de Cultura, Zamora.
• Otani Memorial Museum Nishinomiya, Japan, from 1980 to 1989.
• Die Internationale Jugendbibliotek, Munich, 1975, 1987.
• BIB, 1979, 1983, 1985.
• Lletra Menuda, Ciutadella de Menorca 1978.
• Bologna, from 1973 to 1996.
• Domingo’s, Lleida 1972.


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