Maribel was born in 1978 in Madrid. As a child, Maribel would spend every siesta or quiet hours of the day drawing subjects such as horses, faces, and eyes, which has left a mark in her art. Maribel puts great significance on her characters´ eyes.
Fascinated by the cartoons of the 90s, she studied illustration in art school in Madrid and since then has worked as a children’s illustrator for various publishing houses. From 2013, she has been a member of APIM (Madrid Professional Illustrators Association).
Maribel loves the environment, animals, and spirituality, recharging her batteries by hiking through the Spanish hills. She lives in Alcorcón, a little city on the suburbs of Madrid, with her boyfriend and her lovely pet fish.