Rafael Lanfranco

Rafael Lanfranco, is an artist, sculptor, and writer based in Lima and Milan. His work focuses on the creation of worlds, their characters and stories such as “Yute and Tocuyo Imachinarium”, “Wakoverse” and “Perujis” and include a variety of techniques such as sculptures in metal, leather and resin, ceramics, paintings, NFTs and monumental sculptures, but also illustrated books.

He holds a Master’s Degree in Communications from Boston University and a Fulbright Scholarship (2005) from the US Department of State. Lanfranco has shown his work in Lima and abroad including cities such as Miami, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Singapour, London, Santiago, Sao Paolo, and Milan.

In 2020 he was a shortlist honoree in the World Illustration Awards 2020, by the Association of Illustrators. In 2022 he published his first novel based on his characters, “Yute and Tocuyo Imachinarium” which was nominated as one of the best children’s books in Peru in 2022.