Marina Porras Chassignet, born in Barcelona and based in Berlin, studied psychology at the University of Barcelona and visual communication at the University of the Arts Berlin, where she also completed her postgraduate master's degree in illustration. She has received different grants and scholarships, amongst others at The Fabric Workshop and Museum Philadelphia (2014), at Marafiki Arts Kenya (2015) and The Danish Art Workshops Copenhagen (2017). She was also co-founder of the risograph-printing workshop 'Penthaus für schöne Formate' in Berlin (2016). Since 2016 she works as a freelance illustrator in different disciplines such as editorial, textile design, packaging or interior design and has been working on various teaching assignments for a variety of institutions, amongst others at the University of the Arts Berlin. Since 2022 she also works as a print workshop supervisor and lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Berlin.


Feel free to contact her for commissions or collaborations. Or just to say hi!






Deutsches Museum, Munich

Schweizer Familie Magazin

Marktplatz Magazin

Anders Handeln Magazin

Berlin AIDS-Hilfe e.V. (BAH)

Museum for Communication, Berlin

Museum for Communication, Frankfurt am Main

Sächsisches Industriemuseum, Chemnitz

Deutsche Post

German Federal Ministry of Finance

International Literature Festival Berlin


German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)

University of the Arts Berlin




University of Applied Sciences Berlin (2022 – current)

Bucerius Summer School, Berlin (2022)

University of the Arts Berlin (2015 – 2021)

Museum of Decorative Arts, Berlin (2016)

Illufest 16, Hammeraue e.V. (2016)

Marafiki Arts, Wote, Kenia (2015)

The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia (2014)



The Danish Art Workshops, Copenhagen (2017)

The Danish Art Foundation, Copenhagen (2017)

The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia (2014)



Premis Junceda - Shortlist Finalist (2021)



Introflective, 48 Stunden Neukölln Art Festival (June 2022)

Bologna Children's Book Fair (online Edition - 2021) 




Studio Adress

Otawistr. 17, VH 2. OG 

13351 Berlin, Germany