Fito Espinosa Painter, illustrator, and plastic artist
Domestika Scholarships 2021
This call is now closed.

2021 winners

Yên Trần Phúc Nguyên
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Yuliia Bahniuk
Pune, India
ángel luis sánchez
Madrid, Spain
Madrid, Spain
Rafa G. Arroyo
Madrid, Spain
Vrigit Smith
Barcelona, Spain
Dayana Montesano
Roma, Italy
Fabry Salgado
Armenia, Colombia
Clara Briones Vedia
Bilbao, Spain
Paulo Accioly
Maceió, Brazil


A jury of leading industry experts and Domestika teachers will choose the 10 deserving portfolios.

  • Ana Victoria Calderón

    Painter and illustrator

    She has written the books "Creative Watercolor", "Color Harmony for Artists", and "Creative Watercolor & Mixed Media", which are translated into 10 different languages and can be found around the world. She is also the co-founder of "Magic Jungle", a program which guides artists on a path of introspection and entrepreneurship through virtual workshops and retreats into the Mayan jungle.

    Teaches the course:
    Modern Watercolor Techniques

  • Mattias Adolfsson


    Throughout his successful career as a freelance illustrator, his client list has included Nickelodeon, Disney, Dreamworks, Cartoon Network, Warner Brothers, and more. He has also illustrated for magazines like The New Yorker, The Hollywood Reporter, and The New York Times.

    Teaches the course:
    The Art of Sketching: Transform Your Doodles into Art

  • Sagi Haviv

    Graphic Designer

    His work includes logos for the US Open Tennis Championship, Harvard University Press, and Conservation International, among more than 60 others. He has spoken on logo design around the world, including for TEDx, the AIGA, and Princeton University. Sagi has also served as a jury member for the Clio Awards, the Art Directors Club, and as the jury president for the D&AD Awards.

    Teaches the course:
    Logo Design: From Concept to Presentation

  • Ji Lee

    Artist and Graphic Designer

    Creative Director at Facebook and Instagram. His career includes working with companies such as Google, Saatchi & Saatchi, and Droga5. He was named one of the 50 most influential designers in America by Fast Company. His work has been published in The New York Times, BBC, The Guardian and more. Ji’s passionate about working on personal projects, some of which are the Bubble Project and Word as Image.

    Teaches the course:
    Transforming Your Creative Ideas into Personal Projects

  • Pepe Gimeno

    Designer, Typographer, and Visual Artist

    Throughout an outstanding career, his work has been awarded the TDC Communication Design Award six times by the Type Directors Club of New York. He has also won three ISTD certificates from the UK, both Gold and Platinum Awards from Graphis Poster, and a 2020 National Design Award (Spain).

    Teaches the course:
    The Laws of Visual Perception: Unit, Weight, Balance and Movement

  • Trini Guzmán


    Trained in visual arts like sculpture and illustration, and self-taught in muralism and embroidery, she started her blog Cosio, Bordao, Tejio in 2015 as a way of collecting and researching everything related to textile art. She is the author of the book The Embroidery Revolution, which focuses on how to enhance creativity using threads and needles.

    Teaches the course:
    Creative Embroidery: The Stitch Revolution

  • Catalina Estrada Uribe

    Illustrator and print designer

    Icon and reference within the world of illustration, she has worked for major brands like Microsoft, Camper, Nike, and Coca-Cola, as well as organizations like UNICEF and Amnesty International. She is a collaborator on several social projects and her prints can be found on products worldwide.

    Teaches the course:
    Illustration for Patterns with Soul

  • Fito Espinosa

    Painter, illustrator, and plastic artist

    As a visual artist, he has exhibited his work on more than ten individual exhibitions and as many collective ones and has won several painting competitions. He has published five books of his own and has done innumerable illustrations for magazines, newspapers, and various publications, as well as for communication campaigns.

    Teaches the course:
    Artistic Illustration: Draw from Your Imagination

  • Marcelo Tas

    Journalist, host, and teacher

    A reference in Brazilian broadcasting since the 1980s, Marcelo Tas hosts the program “Provocações” and is a commentator for “Jornal da TV Cultura”. Highlights from his acting and directing career include his work as fictional reporter Ernesto Varela and as the professor Tiburcio for the children's series “Rá-Tim-Bum”. He has participated in the creation of different programs for TV Globo, children’s series for Cartoon Network, and has directed the comedy program CQC on TV Bandeirantes for seven years.

    Teaches the course:
    Creative and Efficient Project Communication

  • Isadora Zeferino

    Freelance Illustrator

    She has worked for clients such as Faber-Castell, Wacom, Globosat, Abril, Cia das Letras, Melissa and more. More recently, she was included in the book: The Illustrator, 100 best from around the world by TASCHEN. Isadora also participates in pop culture conventions (Comic Con) in Brazil, Mexico, Spain and the United States.

    Teaches the course:
    Illustrated portraits with botanical elements

  • Paloma Rincón


    With a very graphic style, he works composition and color in a dynamic and optimistic way, combining a precise use of the technique and creativity of an artisan. She has worked for: Ikea, Samsung, Oreo, Playstation, Powerade, Kleenex, Vodafone, Toyota USA, Schweppes, Swatch, Universal Music among others.

    Teaches the course:
    High Speed Product Photography

  • Antoni Arola


    He studied at the School of Design Eina in Barcelona. In 1994 he founded Estudi Arola. His projects touch very diverse fields, lighting projects, pieces of furniture, perfume packaging, interior design projects and exhibitions. He combines his professional career with teaching, workshops, artistic experimentation and light research. He has been awarded National Design Award in 2003, Silver Delta Award four times, and Red Dot Award 2018: Best of The Best.

    Teaches the course:
    Industrial Design: domesticating light

  • James Lewis

    Lettering Artist

    Multidisciplinary artist, with clients such as Pepsi, Amazon, Montblanc, the BBC and more. James has exhibited his art and taught lettering workshops all around the world. His passion for letters, social media understanding, and a handcrafted approach have formed the basis of his career.

    Teaches the course:
    Introduction to Brush Lettering

  • Alex Trochut

    Designer, illustrator and typographer

    His work has been recognized internationally. He has given talks and has been honored by the Art Directors Club, the Type Directors Club, Creative Review, Cannes, Clio, D&AD, among others. He has worked for clients such as Adidas, The Rolling Stones, Katy Perry, BBC, Coca-Cola, Pepsi, The Guardian, The New York Times, and Time Magazine.

    Teaches the course:
    Illustrated Lettering: Creativity and Expression

  • Alexis Moyano

    Illustrator, animator and graphic designer

    He has worked in different projects: web series, TV shows, commercials, books covers, among others. His humorous animations made him gain great visibility on social networks, a success that led him to work for clients such as Cartoon Network, TNT Sports, Nike, La Nación, Brahma, Fox Sports, Vans, Campari, and Penguin Random House.

    Teaches the course:
    2D Animation with a Comedic Tone

Winners from previous years

The kick I needed to keep working on what I most enjoy.
A feast where I wanted to try everything. I found myself before infinite opportunities to learn.
Graphic Design, Art Direction
A universe of endless creative possibilities.
Graphic Designer
  • When can I participate?

    The Domestika Scholarships 2021 call is now closed. Stay tuned to participate in the next call.
  • When will the winners be announced?

    The list of winners will be published here on May 7.
  • How long does the scholarship last?

    The 50 courses will be permanently available to all scholarship recipients, with no need to start or complete them. They only need to add them to their course list during the scholarship's period of eligibility: one year from the scholarship’s confirmation.
  • How can I add a project to my profile?

    Just log in and go to the Add new project section in your profile. To participate in Domestika Scholarships, you must upload at least 3 creative projects you have worked on. They don’t need to correspond to any Domestika course. Only the first 3 that appear in your profile will be evaluated, but you can rearrange them as you wish by dragging and dropping them.
  • Terms

    Only one entry per person, must be older than 16 years of age. The 50 courses available during the scholarship year are for individual and personal use and may not be gifted. Changes or returns are not permitted.

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