Name

dani

About

Dani Torrent, Barcelona 1974

Illustrator, and also painter and writer, graduated in History of Art from the University of Barcelona and in Illustration at the School of Design and Art Llotja in Barcelona. He completed the academic training with film direction studies and doctorate courses in Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona.

Prizes and awards

2019 Winner, Spain’s best cook book, Gourmand Prize for Cuinar per a la colla
2018 Winner, best ficcion adult illustration, Junceda Prizes (Catalan national prizes) for El santo
2018 Selected to participate in Imagen Palabra Festival, Lima, Perú
2017 Second prize, BIISA Illustration Festival, Portugal (full colour page in festival catalogue)
2015 Shortlist, best children's album, Junceda Prizes (Catalan national prizes) for Album per i giorni di pioggia
2014 Shortlist, best children's album, Junceda Prizes (Catalan national prizes) for Piu piu
2012 Shortlist, Proa Espais Prize
2010 Shortlist, Premio Compostela, illustrated album for Mi abuelo Carmelo
2010 Shortlist, best final project in illustration studies, Junceda Prizes (Catalan national prizes) for La sirenita
2009 Shortlist, CJBook Festival, Korea (full colour page in festival catalogue)
2009 Shortlist, Cabildo of Grand Canary illustrated album competition for Mi abuelo Carmelo
2007 Second Prize in International Drawing Contest, Zabrze, Poland.
2005 Annual prize for young creators, and solo exhibition, Fundació Fita.
1999 Third painting prize in the University and Sport competition held by the University of Barcelona

Publicactions:

Children's literature :

2018 Aquí vivía yo (Text and illustration), Edelvives, Spain
2018 Los cuentos que nunca nos contaron (illustrations), Nube de tinta (Spain)
2018 Goodnight Whispers (illustrations), Familius (USA)
2018 La sirenita (text adaptation, illustration), Callígraf (Spain)
2017 El santo (Illustration), Callígraf (Spain)
2017 Fauna fantàstica del Fluvià a Besalú (illustration), Calligraf (Spain)
2017 Rafael y Virginia se van a vivir a Alemania (Illustration), Jara Pascual (Holland)
2016 Blanco Perfecto (text, Illustration), Libre Albedrío (Spain)
2016 La vieille bique et les sept loustiques (illustration)
2015 El misterio de la madre abogada (text, illustration). Callígraf (Spain)
2015 Yehunda (illustration) d’Orbestier (France)
2014 L’enfant derrière la fenêtre (illustration). Alice Éditions, (Belgium) Published in French, Catalan, Spanish and Chinese
2014 Álbum para días de lluvia. (text, illustration). Corsare, (Italy). Published in Italian, Spanish and Catalan
2014 Et j’ai couru (illustration). Alice Éditions, (Belgium) Published in French, Italian and Korean
2013 Piu-piu, (text, illustration). Callígraf (Spain)
2013 El sastrecillo valiente, (illustration). Edelvives (Spain)
2012 How the fly saved the river (illustration). PYP Storytellers (USA)
2011 Mi abuelo Carmelo (text, illustration), Kalandraka (Spain) Published in Spanish, Galego and Korean
2011 Mefi, Sata y Monio (illustration), Kalandraka (Spain)
2011 Bobuo (illustration). Tirant lo Blanc (Spain)
2007 Caminamos sobre nubes de electrones (text, illustration), Nau Côclea, Spain.

Editorial :

2019 La ilusión de otra cosa (Front Cover), Callígraf (Spain)
2019 Un pas cap al nor-oest (Front Cover), Callígraf (Spain)
2018 Quilmes, la llegenda (Front Cover), Callígraf (Spain)
2018 Pau Riba en 20 cançons (Front Cover), Callígraf (Spain)
2018 Cuinar per a la colla (Cover and interior illustrations), Callígraf (Spain)
2017 Barbarroja, El pirata del Mediterráneo. (Front Cover), Callígraf (Spain)
2017 Tom Sawyer (Cover and interior llustrations), Random House (Spain)
2017 La cuina de la néta (Cover and interior illustrations), Callígraf (Spain)
2016 Robinson Crusoe, (Cover and interior llustrations) Random House (Spain)
2016 La gabrielíada. (Cover and interior llustrations) Ed, Cal·lígraf
2015 El río de una sola orilla. (Front Cover), Callígraf (Spain)
2015 Beatlemania. Una crònica personal. (Front Cover), Callígraf (Spain)
2014 Ivanhoe. (Front Cover), Callígraf (Spain)
2013 Estofat de Vacunin (Cover and interior llustrations) Callígraf (Spain)
2010 Nora (Front Cover) Priit Kivi (Estonia)
2009 La Mala Vida (Front Cover) Priit Kivi (Estonia)

Press :

Hora Nova (Newspaper)
Tatano (childrens Magazin)
Cavall Fort (Childrens Magazin)
Trauma (Magazin)
EmpordàGuia (Monthly magazin)

Advertising :

Adidas
McCann Italia
Arborea latte
Museu de Menorca
2Pols Tours
Ferreteria Julià
Formiga Tours
La Granja Figueres

Multimedia:

2016 Curiositat Il.lustrada. Jumbo. (Short animated film for TV)
2016 Clean & Bright (Childrens interactive e-book)
2014 Jesterina (Concept art for animated film)
2013 Cuando yo lo decida (Childrens interactive e-book)

Fine Art practice - 2004 - present

Solo shows

2019 Ponts 22-44-66, Galeria Dual, Girona
2018 Visions, Barcelona
2017 OneTwentyEight gallery, New York
2016 Bar Beirut. Barcelona
2016 Casa del Libro, Barcelona
2015 Espai visions gallery, Barcelona
2014 Musas de Marcús, Barcelona
2014 Town Hall L’Estartit
2013 L’espace Points de vue, Lauzerte (France)
2013 Vitel.la Bookshop, L'escala
2013 La Farga, L’Hospitalet
2013 Galería Cosmo, Barcelona
2012 "Pecats Capitals", Bar Association of Figueres
2012 68, Barcelona
2012 "Arty Chokes" Galeria Tuset, Barcelona
2012 "Móns oblidats" Espai Visions, Barcelona
2011 Centro Técnico, Rubí
2010 "Àngels i insectes", Galería Tuset, Barcelona
2008 Academy of Medical and Health Sciences of Catalonia and the Balearics, Barcelona.
2006 "Les fonts ocultes", Fundación Fita, Girona
2006 "Tradició oral", Bar Association of Figueres
2004 Cultural Centre of the City of Vilassar de Dalt.
2003 "La mirada torbant", Bar Association of Figueres

Group shows

2018 OneMoreGallery, New York
2017 Fousion gallery, Barcelona
2017 Fundació Setba, Barcelona
2016 Noplace Gallery, Barcelona
2016 Fundació Setba, Barcelona
2015 Saint-Lizier, France
2015 Galería López Isaza, Monterrey, México
2015 Museo del Fumetto, Cosenza, Italy.
2014 "Le strade del paesaggio" Festival, Italy
2014 "Exilis" itinerant exhibition of artists' books, Spain
2014 Món Llibre children's book fair, CCCB, Barcelona.
2014 Weart Festival, Barcelona
2014 Exhibition and lecture series, Ecomuseu La Farinera, Castelló d’Empúries
2013 Illustrakids festival, Cagliari, Italy
2013 Weart Festival, Barcelona
2012 Weart Festival, Barcelona
2011 Paper Mercat graphic arts fair, Espai Visions, Barcelona
2011 Konventpuntzero 2011, Cal Rosal
2011 "Lucy in the mad world with Manson" Galeria Sho BCN
2011 Proa Bookshop, Barcelona
2011 Post-it show. Galeria Atticus, Barcelona
2010 "Away from Dios" galería CMTV, Barcelona
2010 Galería Constantí, Reus
2010 Mónllibre festival, CCCB, Barcelona
2010 Sulmona, Italia
2009 BAG, Espai Francolí, Barcelona
2009 Barcelona Comics Fair
2009 CJBook Festival. Korea (mention)
2009 Miniprint, Cadaqués
2008 Museum of Modern Art of Debrecen, Hungary
2008 Second biannual “spanish influenza”, Debrecen, Hungary
2001-2008 Barcelona, Cornellà, Camallera, Seville, Hungary, Poland