Elizabeth Arnau is an international Fashion Illustrator, Designer and owner of a model agency, born in Barcelona and living between London and Barcelona. Since a very early age she had a clear vocation into arts and fashion and spent most of her free time drawing and designing. She graduated with a degree in Philosophy, Graphic and Fashion Design.
She started her creative career as fashion designer showcasing her first womenswear collections at Barcelona, Beijing, New York and Cannes Fashion Weeks. Later on she launched Gorgeous Group Models, a model agency targeting international clients in the fashion industry and events, where she developed an expertise in creative direction, fashion photography, modeling, fashion styling, visual merchandising, branding strategy and fashion show organization along ten years.
Although her passion in illustration started very young, she never thought of it as a possible career, and only in the last two years she started to work on it professionally. She rapidly got the first rewards as being invited to exhibit at Miró Museum and awarded with the prestigious Golden Thimble. Her artwork spans commercial illustration for lifestyle, beauty and fashion commercial projects, to fine art and commissions for private clients. Actually she is preparing a special fine art series to be exhibited in London and New York Art Galleries.
Creation and development of concepts aligned with the identity of each brand, design and tailor made illustrations for the fashion, beauty and lifestyle industries: advertising campaigns, magazines, book publishers, social media, website, packaging, branding, marketing, store window design and promotional illustrations.
Creation of personalized illustrations and portraits in the unique and fashionable style of Elizabeth Arnau. A glamourous gift for a special occasion.
Possibility of licensing Elizabeth Arnau’s existing art and create exclusive concepts for interior design and retail projects such as decor pieces, stationery, apparel and much more.
Fast live drawing of guests on events such as Fashion Weeks, press events, product launches, in store events and all type of private celebrations (weddings, bridal showers, bachelorette parties, etc).
Elizabeth Arnau has been published in several magazines such as: Robb Report, Hola.com, Vanidad, FHM, The Bay Fashion, RB Fashion, Elegant and Dreamingless.
EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
Awarded with the Golden Thimble at Westin Palace Hotel, Madrid – 24/07/2015
Art Exhibition at Wework Glòries, Barcelona – 30/01/2020
Fashion Show at L’Illa Diagonal during Barcelona Shopping Night in cooperation with Zapata Jewelry – 20/06/2013
Art Exhibition at Miró Museum, Barcelona – 7/10/2011
Charity Fashion Show in collaboration with Hello Kitty for relief the victims of Tsunami in Japan at Elephant Barcelona – 08/04/2011
Haute Couture & Prêt-à-porter Fashion Show at Cannes Fashion Week in Villa Oxygene – 2011
Haute Couture Fashion Show at New York Fashion Week, Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Park Avenue, NY – 10/09/2010
China Fashion Week – CIGF 2009 (Dalian) International Garment & Textile Fair – 10/20/2009