Miguel Porlan

Educated in illustration and graphic design in Barcelona, his hometown, he finished his illustration degree at MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art) thanks to a scholarship from Escola Massana (Barcelona).

During his studies he started working as an illustrator painting murals for diverse businesses and private homes.

He believes in Illustration as a way of communication, in the beauty of simplicity and the poetry of the images.
His illustrations have been published in different media like iPad, magazines, newspapers, album covers, posters...

In 2009 he obtained the Injuve Creacion Joven prize granted by the Ministry of Equality of Spain. The same year, he was selected in the form of non published book in the 2nd CJ Picture Book Awards held in Korea. Currently, he works as a freelance illustrator and he is cofounder and part of the direcion of Crean. A mean between illustration and illustrators, focused in divulge and promote the illustration.

Miguel Porlan Portfolio