Bruna Valls was born in Palafrugell (Spain) in 1989. She studied Fine Arts in the University of Barcelona, where she graduated with the specialty of painting. She then received a postgraduate’s degree in creative illustration from the Universitary School of Design and Art EINA (Barcelona).
She has illustrated several books from very different fields like advertising books, cookbooks, children books and student books.
In 2014 she exposed in the exhibition Spotlight on reading in the Bologna Children’s Book Fire, one of the referent events in the world for the illustration sector. That same year she collaborated with Philip Stanton in the elaboration of the mural for the Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona.
In 2015 she participated in the collective exhibitions September Song and Moments in Time in the Gateway Art Center (New York), and the Hipermerc’art by Moritz, an exhibition that organizes the Gallery Safia Art Contemporani since 1984 (Barcelona).
In 2016 she has been selected to expose in the Bologna illustrators exhibition, which has moved from Italy to USA, Japan, Taiwan and China. She has also been chosen for the Ibero-American Illustration Catalog. This same year she has made her two first solo exhibitions Bestieses and Animalades in the Theater and the Library of Palafrugell and she participated again at Hipermerc’art designing the poster of this edition of the exhibition.
In 2017 Bruna has exhibited at Artexpo New York, the world’s largest fine art marketplace. This experience was the beginning of her career in the United States, which was followed by the exhibitions Blossom of Color at Montserrat Gallery (New York) and Human minds: Furry faces at Lucille Khornak Gallery (The Hamptons).
She has also participated in the exhibitions L’illa d’Art Fest at L’illa Diagonal (Barcelona) and Primer Encuentro internacional de Arte de América Latina y España at Ateneo de Madrid (Madrid) and in the Pop-Up Barcelona Designers Collective at La Roca Village (La Roca del Vallès).
In addition, this year she was selected for the exhibition Setba Jove 2017 at Fundació Setba (Barcelona), a 10 years initiative that promotes the work of artists under 30.