November 1, 2007

"Mighty Girl"

by Maria Rend

Maria Rendón was born and raised in Mexico City. She received a BFA at Universidad Anahuac in Mexico and a BFA at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena. Maria illustrated a children’s book of Native American riddle-poems titled “Touching the Distance” by Brian Swann. She has received awards and recognitions from the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts, 3 Dimensional Awards Show, Alternative Pick and Society of Publication Designers. Her work has been exhibited in galleries throughout Southern California. Maria has lectured about design and illustration at several universities and she teaches at Art Center College of Design. She lives and works in Santa Barbara, California. You can find more of her work at her website,