Book Announcement: Day of the Dead!

I am SO excited to share these awesome news and to be working with this amazing team!
Thanks so much to everyone that has been supporting my work, it is greatly appreciated!

¡Estoy TAN emocionada de compartir estas increíbles noticias con todos ustedes y también de trabajar con este gran equipo de nuevo! Muchas gracias a todos los que han apoyado mi trabajo, ¡significa mucho para mí!


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.

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Cover Reveal “The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra” & Pre-order Links

I am so excited and proud to share with you the cover of “The Chupacabra Ate the Candelabra”!! Thanks so much to the wonderful Latinxs in Kid Lit for revealing the cover and for the beautiful post!

This picture book is written by the incomparable Marc Tyler Nobleman, and will be published by Penguin/ Nancy Paulsen Books, available March 7, 2017 – can’t wait!!



If you’d like to reserve a copy, you can check out the following pre-order links:

Thanks for your support and 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.


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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

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Art for “Jeunet and Caro” show at Spoke Art Gallery, SF

I’m very happy to invite you all to the show “La couleur de l’etrangete” an art show tribute to the films of Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Marc Caro at Spoke Art ! I will be showing some work here with amazing artists this May 9th, I’ll be very happy to see you there!



Poster art by heartbeats club
You can RSVP here :
More infos:
“La couleur de l’etrangete” – The Color of Strangeness
an art show tribute to the films of Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Marc Caro
Opening reception : May 9th, 6pm – 10pm
On view: May 9th – 30th, 2015
Spoke Art – 816 Sutter Street, San Francisco CA


Here is a little sneak peek of a piece I created for the show:





As an added bonus, there will also be a vintage style Photo-Booth for attendees to enjoy!

Spoke Art is also teaming up with the historic Roxie theater and Midnites for Maniacs for a 35mm double feature screening of Amelie and City of Lost Children on Saturday, May 23rd.


Thanks for stopping by!