ARANTZA SESTAYO was born in San Sebastián in 1964. Her artistic work is self-taught and begins to form professionally through portraiture, and personally and as her own learning in fantasy painting. In the 80s she worked in ceramic design and in the production of cartoons in the Camelot studios of Castellón. In the 90s she began her way in illustration in publications such as Rooie Oortjes of erotic and humorous comics, the Swedish children's magazine Psago Prinsessan, and the American publishing house S.Q.P. alternating the illustration with the production of works of landscape still life and figure in oil for the art distribution company Art Soldevilla, of Alcoy. In 2010 she published Norma Comics "Besos Malditos" and participates in the book "Vampiros". Schmidt, Bioworld, and Heavy Metal bringing merchandising products to the market with some of their works.
In 2011, the City Council of Castellón commissioned an illustration for a façade of the Ateneo Assembly Hall, and published Duende, a book that compile of her work. See makes different exhibitions at events related to comics and cinema, such as Expomanga, the comic lounge in cities such as Madrid, Barcelona, Malaga, Leon, etc, Cavacon in Italy or the Terror Film Festival in San Sebastian. Currently some of her works are covers for Penguin Random House, and she has participated in the special edition "Game of Thrones 20th anniversary" by HarperCollins Publisher. But the bigger part of her work is dedicated to commissions for a private clients.
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