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Yolanda Pérez (arwassa) borns in Valencia, Spain in 1981. She studied painting in her youth and graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of San Carlos.

After studying different artistic techniques, found her vocation and style in the vector illustration and sculpture.

Through her artwork and short stories she explores a girly world, full of evil, sweet faces and voracious women. She has always been fascinated by the creation of complex and conflicting characters. Her girls are a mix of little funny girls and dangerous tyrants governing in a liquid and dreamlike world. Nobody could guess if they are benevolent or evil beings. As if they were gods, seduce, play and devour all with impunity.

In 2003 she adopted the pseudonym of Arwassa to describe her artwork. Trought this identity she has held national exhibitions and participated in several international magazines. In 2007 she discovered an artistic movement that would allow express her art in a new platform called art toys. Later in 2009 produced several limited series of art toys and a collection of textile products related to her artwork.

In 2008 she founded todokawaii.com, a popular news website that reports daily current events in the world of fashion, design and art.

Currently Arwassa is living in Castellón, Spain and working in an international company designing decorative floor and wall tiles.