Debra Espinosa

Spain

Illustrator


Alicante, Spain (1982), Based in Barcelona. Raised nearby the sea and surrounded by palm trees, her interest in the local culture and the identifying elements of the bliss was strengthened over the years. Throughout her life, Debra has always felt that it was easier to communicate through images. After a brief stint at Fine Arts, she entered the Scenography Specialty at the Institut del Teatre, from which she graduated in 2007. After a few years working in the alternative scene in Barcelona, she decided to return to illustration and painting. In 2010 she finished her MA in Urban Arts at the University of Barcelona. Since then she has been part of the international collective Microgalleries, a collective focused on urban art as a catalyst for social and political art, where she has worked as a mentor and illustrator. Exhibited in various group exhibitions and painted murals in London, Bogota, Bologna, Munich and Barcelona, participating in street art festivals such as: Valvules & Ritmes, Bloomart Festival, Cheap Festival, Hands off the Wall Festival, Monar’T. Currently working on her PhD on Censorship in Street Art from a Gender Perspective.