Isabel Baraona graduated in Painting at La Cambre (Belgium) in 2002. In 2011 obtained a PHD in Visual Arts and Intermedia in UPValência, Spain. In 2013 Baraona receives a scholarship from Rennes 2 University (France) to develop a research on artists' books and self-publishing. www.tipo.pt, is an archive about artists' books in Portugal. Baraona is also the co-editor of Portuguese Small Press Yearbook. Baraona has been lecturing at ESAD.CR - Escola Superior de Arte e Design de Caldas da Rainha, Portugal, since 2003. She has exhibited her work since 2001, in solo and group shows, in Portugal and abroad.