Brizida Magro is originally from Portugal and she currently lives in Boulder, Colorado with her partner and their two feline babies. Raised by her grandmother and sister, she spent her childhood in a small Portuguese fishing town. Growing up, they would often make things by hand as a family Her childhood has greatly influenced her current work, which blends together the innocence of vintage children’s art, the naiveté of folk art, and frolicking adventures through mountains and deserts.
She works primarily in digital media, often with an analogue touch that incorporates collage, ink, and china marker. She enjoys simplicity, whimsy, wee characters, and collecting vintage papers.
Brizida holds a BFA in Illustration from Brigham Young University and an MFA in Graphic Design from Utah State University.
She is passionate about rock climbing, wandering the world and bringing stories to life.