Book Launch Party & Original Art Show “The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra”

The book ¨The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra¨, written by the incomparable Marc Tyler Nobleman, illustrated by me and published by Penguin’s Nancy Paulsen Books will be out very soon!

Join me to celebrate the book birthday and an original art show in the Bay Area:

I would be very happy to see you there! Thank you so much to everyone for your support!

¡El libro ¨The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra¨, escrito por el incomparable Marc Tyler Nobleman, ilustrado por mi y publicado por Penguin/Nancy Paulsen Books saldrá muy pronto!

Todos están invitados a los eventos de lanzamiento así como una exposición de arte original en el Área de la Bahía:

¡Me daría muchísimo gusto verlos por ahi!  ¡Gracias a todos por su apoyo!


7th annual Wes Anderson art show @ Spoke Art NYC!

Last few days to see the 7th Annual Wes Anderson art show in NYC!

Thanks to everyone that has come to the “Bad Dads” show at Spoke Art NYC, a tribute art show to Wes Anderson’s films!
Check out some of the amazing articles that talk about the show: Juxtapozi-D / Vice and Arrested Motion

You can also check it out online at the following locations:

Original Works :
Limited Edition Prints :


My original piece for the show (also available as a print), inspired in the film The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. 


Detail of the piece, created in watercolor, inks and gouache on watercolor paper.

Thanks for stopping by!

Bob’s Burgers show at Spoke Art NYC!

Check out my latest illustration for the upcoming Bob’s Burgers Art Show opening September 24th at Spoke Art NYC! To inquire on my piece or to receive an advanced collectors preview, please email


I’m so excited to be part of the first exhibition in Spoke Art’s amazing brand new NYC gallery space!

For more details about this event visit:


anaaranda_bobsburgers“Dancing Burgers”, watercolor and gouache on watercolor paper, 2016



Detail on “Dancing Burgers” with Tina, one of my favorite characters from the show.


Thanks for stopping by!







Live mural “Dancing with Calaveras” & Thank You!

Thanks so much to everyone that stopped by at the de Young Museum​ for the live mural “Dancing with Calaveras“!! Here is a video about the event by the super talented Feather Weight

Thank so much to the wonderful teams at the Mexican Consulate General in San Francisco​ and the de Young Museum for organizing such a wonderful evening, as well as Chelis Lopez​ of KPOO for hosting the event, which was part of this year’s MEX I AM ​Festival

A big thank you as well to my wonderful assistants María Motta and Feather Weight for all your support!


Live mural @ the de Young Museum!

Join me this July 22nd at the de Young Museum where I’ll be creating a new live mural as part of the Festival MEX I AM organized by the Consulate General of Mexico in San Francisco, I’ll be very happy to see you there!

You can find more details about the event here



Event info:

“Dancing with Calaveras”
Live mural by Ana Aranda

Music by DJ José Ruiz
July 22, 2016, 6:00 pm
de Young Museum – Wilsey Court
More events at the de Young, SF Jazz, Stern Grove, Roxie Theater, Headlands Center for the Arts, the Mexican Museum, Consulate General of Mexico here

Thanks for stopping by!



Heart and Calavera & more at Alabama Project Gallery!


I’ll be showing a few personal pieces this Saturday April 9 at the Alabama Project Gallery with super talented friends from the Journal Building. I’ll be very happy to see you there!

Alabama Project Gallery, 1295 Alabama Street, San Francisco, CA
7-9pm You can find more info about the show here


Just a few blocks away you can also visit the mural “Calaveras y Diablitos” that my super talented friend and artist Paulina Suarez and I created at the Lucky Alley close to 25th Street


Thanks to everyone who has been supporting my work, it is greatly appreciated!

Holiday Sale and Pop Up Show

I am having a Holiday Sale – 20% off everything in my Etsy store now thru Thursday December 10th! Use the promo code HOLIDAYSALE015

You can find original art, art prints, greeting cards and illustrations, click Here to go to the shop

Happy Holidays!




Also, I’ll be participating this Saturday at the Journal Building’s Holiday Pop Up Show, where I’ll be selling original art, art prints, greeting cards and illustrations as well. I’ll be very happy to see you there!

Journal Building – 1540 Market Street, San Francisco
12pm-4pm, December 12, 2015



Exposición “Trazos que Cuentan, Colores que Narran”

¡Están todos invitados!

La exposición en la que participé con IBBY Mexico en el Museo Franz Mayer  en el marco del 34 Congreso Internacional de IBBY junto con talentosísimos ilustradores mexicanos será exhibida en Perisur del 31 de julio al 16 agosto!


The show in which I participated with IBBY Mexico in the Franz Mayer Museum during the 34 IBBY International Congress along with super talented Mexican illustrators will be shown again in Perisur, Mexico City from July 31 until August 16!






Ver Memorias del 34 Congreso Internacional de IBBY
See Memories from the 34 IBBY International Congress