Luci Gutiérrez (Barcelona, 1977) is a freelance illustrator. Her work has been awarded the Junceda Press Prize 2010 and was shortlisted for the CJ Picture Book Awards, the White Ravens Awards and got a commendation in the Bologna Ragazzi Awards.

Luci Gutierrez is a regular contributor for the US press and her work has been published by The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal or Forbes.

Her first book, English Is Not Easy (Blackie Books, 2013) is being published around the world. Her latest published work is the eagerly awaited Manual de autodefensa (Blackie Books, 2019).

In 2023 she received the most prestigious honor: the National Illustration Award for her achievements and trajectory.


» National Illustration Award
» White Ravens Award
» Bologna Ragazzi Award
» Junceda Award
» CJ Picture Award 

Manual de Autodefensa

Auto-Defense Manual | Blackie Books, 2019

Cover The New Yorker!

New Yorker, 2013

English Is Not Easy

English Is Not Easy | Blackie Books, 2013