Mariana Bento


Mariana, also known as Malva, is an illustrator born in a small village in the middle of nowhere. Surrounded by nature and overlooking the mountains, she dreams of one day having a house in the mountains and kitties strolling in the yard.

She studied Graphic Design at Escola Secundária Artística Soares dos Reis, Fine Arts at ESAD.CR and Illustration at FBAUP.

Since graduating, he has been actively developing illustration work, present in several group exhibitions. Even when they appear with a wide smile, melancholic postures are their greatest characteristic. Your characters don’t wear masks and are not afraid to show their weaknesses, and that’s their super power