Dr. Ester Torredelforth
Illustrator, doctorate in medieval art and fashion, painter and photographer, Ester Torredelforth began her apprenticeship with the catalan painter Pere Ripoll I Calderó at the age of 7. At such early age, she showed a strong tendency towards medieval art and everything that surrounds it.
She develops her career at Rovira i Virgili University, where she ended her Doctoral studies in medieval art with a thesis focused on late medieval fashion titled "Catalan Female Noble Clothing from the 15th Century and its Reflection in Art".
She has been recently awarded the international illustration prize "Dessine-moi un dragon !" by the artistic director of the Lord of the Rings John Howe and the European Collectivity of Alsace, among others.
Among her works as illustrator are counted "Equilibrio", a collaboration with the acclaimed Catalan poet Enric Lopez Tuset, and "Ciudades sumergidas", by the Spanish critic and poet Adriana G. Garcia, which was published in Madrid by Polibea Editorial and Hyperion Ediciones.
Nowadays, she combines her profesional illustrator work with medieval research reflected in publications with Luna Press Publishing in Edinburgh, or the Complutense University in Madrid.
has been awarded with the "Dessine-moi un dragon !" illustration prize by the artistic director of the Lord of the Rings John Howe and the European Collectivity of Alsace.
THE DIARI DE TARRAGONA COVERS THE NOMINATION OF THE BOOK TO THE BSFA AWARDS 2020 IN ENGLAND.
TORREDELFORTH IN THE DAILY OF TARRAGONA
The Diari de Tarragona newspaper made an interview with Torredelforth about the artistic life, the work in the artworld and the difficulty of making a living on ti, entering in the current artistic world. It was the cover issue and was prepared by journalist Kristine Valls, in charge of a series of articles on entrepreneurial women in the territory.