Víctor Escandell
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Career path
Born in Ibiza and graduated in Graphic Design by Massana School of Barcelona, ​​began his professional career as illustrator in 1989 working for the animation production company D’Ocon Films Productions.
For more than 15 years, has collaborated with El Periódico de Catalunya, and he has also illustrated El Mundo, El País and La Vanguardia newspapers.
Since 1994 he has collaborated with the many advertising agencies, illustrating graphic and TV campaigns, both nationally and internationally (McCann Erickson, Delvico Bates, TBWA, Euro RSCG, Bassat / Ogylby, SCPF *, FMRG, Casadevall Pedreño, Morera Design, etc.) .
In the publishing world he has published numerous illustrated books, both for children and adults (Fischer, Promopress, Planeta deAgostini, Medical Trends, The Galera, Parramón, Thames & Hudson, Dwie Siostry, Teide, Contrapunto, Versos y trazos, Bang! , La Oveja Roja, PAU, etc.), and thanks to his varied stylistic registers, he also collaborates as illustrator for institutions and companies.
In 1998, he founded Alehop, a graphic design and illustration estudio.
He has been awarded several times for his work in prizes as: Junceda, Anuaria, Daniel Gil and ÑH05 of Journalistic Design.
In 2007 he was selected as Catalan-speaking author by the Institut Ramon Llull for the exhibition of illustrators at the Frankfurt Book Fair. In 2017 he has been selected as a Balearic author by the Institut Ramon Llull and the Institut d’Estudis Baleàrics, for the exhibition of illustrators at the Bologna Book Fair.

Awards and Mentions
• Junceda Award for illustration 2006 in the Best Textbook section. “Guía de la Salud” from Semfyc publishing house.
• 2006 Anuaria Award: Diploma for the best book design “*Normal y corriente”.
• Daniel Gil Award 2007: Diploma in illustration category “*Normal y corriente”.
• Selected as a Catalan-speaking author by the Institut Ramón Llull for the exhibition of Catalan illustrators at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2007.
• 2008 Anuaria Award: Diploma in the Miscellaneous category. “Spain” Postcard Series by the Escudo de Oro.
• Awards ÑH05 of journalistic design Spain / Portugal 2008 in the sections Pages interior and Cover of supplement
• Finalist of Junceda 2009 illustration awards in the advertising category. Karcher TV spot.
• Finalist of Junceda 2009 illustration awards in the multimedia category. Promotional video for international fair IFEST.
• Finalist of the Junceda 2011 illustration awards in the adult illustrated book category, with “Sinsonte”.
• Selection Anuaria Awards 2013: in the Miscel·lánea section. “Espiritu de Aventura” app.
• Finalist of the illustration awards Junceda 2013 in the adult illustrated book category, with “Déjà vu” from La Galera publishing house.
• Finalist Best Cover CD Premis Enderrock 2013. Musical group “Projecte Mut”.
• Finalist Best Cover CD Premis Enderrock 2014 . Musical group “Projecte Mut”.
• Finalist Best Cover CD Premis Enderrock 2015. Musical group “Projecte Mut”.
• Selected as Catalan-speaking author by the Institut Ramon Llull for the exhibition of illustrators at the Frankfurt Book Fair 2017.

Bibliography
– The Resourceful Artist (Promopress, Spain, USA, Italy, France, 2017).
– El Niño Nada (Bang Ediciones, Spain, 2016).
– Monsters of the World (Promopress, Spain, Italy, USA, 2016).
– The adventure of thinking (Paidotribo, Spain, 2015).
– Dinosaurios (Promopress, Spain, 2015).
– Dinosaurs: My Beastly Activity (T & H, England, 2015).
– L’aventure de la pensée (Parramon France, France, 2015).
– Das verrückte Tier-Kritzelbuch (Fischer Sauerländer, Germany, 2015).
– El gran libro de los gigantes (Paidotribo, Spain, 2015).
– Mon grand livre des géants (Parramon France, France, 2014).
– A Wonderful World of Animals: (T & H, England, 2014).
– Je m’appelle Jules Verne (Parramon France, France, 2014).
– Benim Adim Jules Verne (Altin Kitaplar, Turkey, 2014).
– Animalotes (Promopress España, 2014).
– Fear Out! (Parramón, Spain, 2014).
– That I started the party! (La Galera, Spain, 2012).
– 150 sets for proper stimulation (Parramón, Spain, 2012).
– Dèjá vu (La Galera, Spain, 2012).

– 101 leerrijke spelletjes
– 101 leerrijke spelletjes voor baby’s on peuters (Deltas, Nether, 2012).
– The horseshoe (La Oveja Roja, Spain, 2011).
– Petits jeux d’éveil (Chantecler, France, 2011).
– Sinsonte (Versos y Trazos, Spain, 2010).
– Cuento de la Alhambra (Versos y trazos, Spain, 2010).
– Hansel & Gretel (Parramón, Spain, 2010).
– La musique pour les jeunes (Oskar, France, 2010).
– Música para niños (Parramón, Spain, 2010).
– The science pour les jeunes (Oskar, France, 2009).
– El Tesoro de la laguna (Versos y trazos, Spain, 2009).
– Ciencia para niños (Parramón, Spain, 2009).
– El príncipe sapo (Versos y trazos, Spain, 2008).
– Zabawa z dzieckiem (SBM, Poland, 2007).
– Normal y corriente (Alehop, Spain, 2006).
– Me llamo Julio Verne (Parramón, España, 2004).
– Monstruos queridos (Parramón, Spain, 2003).
– ¿Vamos a jugar! (Parramón, Spain, 2003).
– Masajes para niños (Parramón, Spain, 2003).

Exhibitions
– MOMIX Festival (France, 2017).
– Bologna Book Fair (Italy, 2017)
– Las cosas de Martínez (Barcelona, 2016).
– Biblioteca Nacional (Madrid, 2015).
– Frankfurt Book Fair (Germany, 2007).
– La Caixa Foundation (Ibiza, 1993).
– La Caixa Foundation (Premià de Mar, 1990).