Maria Guitart was born in Barcelona in 1978. She holds a degree in Art History from the University of Barcelona and a certificate of Higher Technical Education in Illustration from the Massana School of Art and Design.
Maria began her career as an illustrator with the books Un tiesto lleno de lapices (“A flowerpot full of pencils”) and Algunos niños, tres perros y más cosas (“Some children, three dogs and more things”), both by Juan Farias and published by Editorial Cometa. Her most recent work involved her illustrating El libro de las preguntas (“The Book of Questions”) by Pablo Neruda, published by Seix Barral.
Currently, she combines her job as an illustrator with work as an editor of international fiction.