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Olivia de Castro

Olivia de Castro is an illustrator from Verona, New Jersey and a graduate of Pratt Institute. Currently, she is living and working in Brooklyn, NY as a freelance illustrator. Her work in inspired by her mixed family and she likes to make art that relates to culture, family, food, humor, and the immigrant experience. When she is not illustrating, she can be found binging true crime documentaries and cooking spicy food in her kitchen. Check out her work on and @oliviadecastroart on Instagram.


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