Tereza Cortez was born and lives in Lisbon. She works in several areas, installation/site-specific, ceramics, animation and illustration. Teresa has a degree in Painting and masters in Multimedia Art from the College of Fine Arts of Lisbon. She post-graduated in illustration at ISEC. Since 2003 she illustrates covers, magazines, posters and records. She colaborated with illustration and animation projects for Discos Pataca, EMI, Universal, Take It Easy, Ink Publishing, 2034, Bayard Jeunesse, Tcharan and Pato Lógico. In 2011 she was selected in 2011 for the Illustrators Exhibition at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. In the same year, she recieved the award for Best Portuguese Super Short at Lisbon Animated Film Festival Monstra. She is responsible for the workshop "The Techniques of Film Animation" at the Junior Cinematheque, Lisbon.
Teresa Cortez is the author of Hurly-burly, from the collection Images that count.