★ 2019 - Shortlisted at NAMI CONCOURS (Korea)

★ 2016 - Selected by the Society of Illustrators into Illustrators 58 Exhibition and Annual

★ 2016 - Selected illustrator at Bologna Children's Book Fair's Exhibition and Catalogue


PRESS & Publications



SOI 58 (USA)


90+10 (ARG)

DPI Mag (Taiwan)

ANDERSEN La Rivista e il premio dei libri per ragazzi (IT)


Ohlalá Magazine

Cynthia Alonso is an illustrator & graphic designer from Buenos Aires (Argentina).

She published her first picture book AQUÁRIO in 2017 with Orfeu Negro (Portugal) and in 2018 by Chronicle Books in USA.

Her work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators 58 Annual Exhibition (NYC) and the Bologna International Children's Book Fair. (ITALY) among others. She was recently shortlisted in NAMI CONCOURS 2019 contest (Korea)

She gets really into stories with a lot of passion and her work is full of life, textures and vibrant colors.

She is currently living in Berlin working worldwide on several areas as children books, lettering, animation, surface design & editorial illustration.


Selected Clients

NoBrow - Flying Eye Books (UK), Quarto Books (UK), Chronicle Books (USA), Kleine Gestalten (GER), Gallimard Jeunesse (FR), Fundación SM (SP), Orfeu Negro (Portugal), ADIDAS (ARG), Scoopmag (UK) Illustoria Mag (USA), Adweek (USA), Campbell Ewald (USA), Revista Ohlalá (AR), Secretaría de Cultura de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires (ARG).