Photo: Domestika

Laura Wächter

Spain, 1987

Freelance Illustrator & Editorial Designer

Represented in Spain and Latin America by:

Represented by Pencil Ilustradores (Spain & Latin America)


Graduated in Fine Arts (University of Granada)
Master degree in Teaching, Drawing and Arts speciality (University of Granada)
Higher Education on Illustration, School of Arts (Granada)
Scholarship at Hochschule für Gestaltung, Offenbach am Main (Germany)


Penguin Random House, El País, Ayuntamiento de Madrid, Alfaguara, Anagrama, Telos Magazine (Fundación Telefónica), Blackie Books, McCann Worldgroup, Correos, UNED, Shackleton Group, Tusquets Editores, Junta de Castilla y León, Oxford University Press, Ministerio de Igualdad, Fundación Biodiversidad, Principia Magazine…


2020 Book Covers Category Winner in the World Illustration Awards 2020
2016 Shortlisted in the World Illustration Awards 2016
2015 Shortlisted in the VI Iberoamerican Illustration Catalog
2014 Selected for the Alonso Cano Awards (sculpture), granted by the University of Granada, for the piece named “Tan alto como pueda”
2012 First prize in the Alonso Cano Awards (new technologies), granted by the University of Granada, for the animation video named “Traumantransmission”
2009 First Prize in Illustration in the national Awards for Young Creation, granted by INJUVE
(National Institute for Youth of the Spanish Ministry)
2008 First Prize in the Illustration & Comic Contest from Leganés (Madrid)


2014  “80’s” at Mad is Mad gallery (Madrid)
2014  “What’s an illustrator?”, Tetera y Kiwi (Granada) 2014
2014  “Alonso Cano Awards to Art Creations”, Palacio de la Madraza (Granada)
2014  “Al Raso en Palacio”. Palacio de los Condes de Gabia (Granada)
2014  Itinerant exhibition “De un céfiro fecundo. New adds to the Contemporary Art Collection from the University of Granada”. Crucero del Hospital Real (Granada)
2013  Florence Biennale – IX Edition
2013  “Han vuelto”, Tetera y Kiwi (Granada)
2013  “Movember”, Tetera y Kiwi (Granada)
2013  “Arte Aparte 6”, at The Youth House of La Carolina (Jaén)
2013  Solo exhibition “outofcontext” at Tetera y Kiwi (Granada)
2012  “Alonso Cano Awards to Art Creations”, Palacio de la Madraza (Granada)
2012  HFG-Rundgang en la Hochschulle für Gestaltung Offenbach (Offenbach, Germany)
2012  Screening of “Traumtransmission” at the Internationaler Comic-Salon Erlangen (Erlangen, Germany)
2011  Solo exhibition “The art of Laura Wächter”, 12th Costa del Sol International Fantastic Film Fest (Estepona, Málaga)
2010  “What a wonderFOOD world”. Duo exhibition with Noir Nouar at Dorothy Circus Gallery (Rome, Italy)
2009  “Creación Injuve 2009”, Picasso room del Círculo de Bellas Artes (Madrid)
2008  Solo exhibition “The art of Laura Wächter” at the Unity Tattoo Gallery (Granada)

World Illustration Awards 2020
World Illustration Awards 2016
Catálogo Iberoamericano de la Ilustración

Seleccionada en el VI Catálogo

Creación Injuve 2009

Ilustración – Primer premio