María Antonia Pérez Mejía
D E S I G N E R - T R A V E L L E R - V I S I O N A R Y

Personal Information
NATIONALITY
Colombian
DATE OF BIRTH
March 8, 1977
E-MAIL
Academic Information n
UNIVERSITY
Graphic Designer. (5 years) 1995-2000
Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana. Medellín - Colombia
POSTGRADUATE
Editing Postgraduate (Editing)
Institut D´Educació Continua. 20.09.01 a 28.06.02
Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Barcelona – Spain
POSTGRADUATE
Postgraduate in Typography
Univeridad Autónoma de Barcelona Escuela EINA.
28.04.03 a 19.07.3 Barcelona – Spain
SYSTEMS
Page Maker, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Corel, QuarkXpress, Freehand.
Fontographer, InDesign - Mac and PC platforms
LANGUAGES
Spanish: Native
English: Advance (School Interlink - England). Italian: Levels I y II (UPB. Colombia) French: Level I (Alianza Francesa - Colombia)
Hobbies & Activities
Illustration, Painting, Writing, Photography, Scuba Diving, Dancing.
Working Experience
GRAPHICS
Graphic Design and lecturing possition
Academy of Design,Colombo,Sri Lanka. October 2004-2005

Creative Editor: BT Options Ltd. & Emphasis (PR Company) Graphic Design for Explore Sri Lanka (travel magazine), Corporative image and Books. October 2003 - October 2004. Sri Lanka

Free Lance Graphic Design: Editorial Seix Barral. Cover pages and corporate design April 2002 – present. Spain

Magazine Design: Pasaporte (In-Fly travel Magazine) Brújula Editores. 1998 – 1999. Colombia.

Newspaper Design: Elocio. (cultural newspaper) 1999 - 2000. Colombia.

Design and executive manager: Caracter (Design Company - own company: 1999-2001). Colombia
LECTURING
Program Director Advertising Design.
Academy of Design, Colombo, Sri Lanka
October 2004 – July 2005

Lecture of Visual Communication,
Academy of Design, Colombo Sri Lanka.
October 2004 – May 2005

Lecture in Research of Design, Editorial and Creativity.
Universidad Pontifi cia Bolivariana, Medellin, Colombia
2000-2001


VOLUNTEER WORK

Spanish Teacher. GET program for PEACE BOAT 51
(Peace Boat is a Japan-based international non-governmental
and non-profi t organization that works to
promote peace, human rights, equal and sustainable development and respect for the environment) Building culture of peace around the world, during 3 months and
visiting 16 countries.

Programs of creativity and art for children affected by the Tsunami. South Coast of Sri Lanka.
March 2005 – present
More info:
www.lassanaiart.com

Other
ILLUSTRATIONS TOTO
Digital design and watercolor paintings for magazines, Children publications and book covers.