2014: PhD in Visual Arts and Education, International Mention, University of Granada, Spain.

2007: Degree in Fine Arts, University of Barcelona, Spain.

Academic Scholarships and Honors 

2009- 2013: FPU doctoral scholarship (University Teachers Training Program)


Articles (selection)

Madrid-Manrique, M. (2014). Inclusivity and Aesth/ethics in Third Participatory A/r/tographic SpacesVisual inquiry 3 (2), 149-166.

Madrid, M. (2012). Paradox in A/r/tography: Collective Short Animated Film-Making for Social InclusionVisual Arts Research 38(2), 58-68. University of Illinois Press.

Madrid, M. (2012). Sharing our life experiences through autobiographical graphic novelsVisual Arts Research38(1), 99-107.

Conference papers at international conferences (selection)

Madrid-Manrique, M., Marín-Viadel, R., Siegesmund, R. “A/r/tography, Participatory Narratives, Inclusivity and Graphic Novel,” 3 International Arts-Based Research Conference, University of Porto, Portugal, 28-30 January 2015.

Madrid-Manrique, M.Comic-based educational research,2 International Arts-Based Research Conference, University of Granada, Spain, 27-30 January 2014.

 International research stay

University of British Columbia, Canada. Department of Curriculum Studies, Faculty of Education,  (March-August 2012)


2016- present: Lecturer in Animation, Glyndwr University, Wrexham, UK.

2014-2016: UCEAP, Lecturer in Art, History and Culture in Granada, University of California Education Abroad Program, Granada, Spain.

2011-2013: Lecturer in Art Education, University of Granada, Spain.


Graphic Designer(2010-2011) in NexoAv, Granada (Spain). Skills: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesing, Adobe Premiere.

Animator(2013) in NexoAv, Granada (Spain). Skills: 2D traditional animation, hand-drawing, layout, line tests, exposure sheet.


2010: ÁCCESIT, Second Prize, National Young Artist’s Creation Festival (INJUVE)

2007: Production grant Sala d’Art Jove

Solo exhibitions

  • 2010-2011: La Torre Infinita (*The infinite tower), Carmen de la Victoria, Granada (Spain), 15th December 2010- 21st January 2011, University of Granada.
  • 2009: Superficies Líquidas (*Liquid surfaces). Foundation Caja Rural, May -June 2009, Granada (Spain).

Collective exhibitions and festivals (selection)

  • INJUVE 2010”, (Sept 9th- Oct 17th 2010) Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, (Spain); (Jan-June 2011) Itinerary exhibition in AECID centres in Guatemala, Dominican Republic, and Honduras, promoted by the Youth Institute of the Spanish Government.
  • Arquetips”, Sala d’Art Jove, March – June 2007, Barcelona, (Spain).

Self-published children’s illustrated books