Fernando Baptista graduated from the University of País Vasco, Spain. He worked as an infographic designer at the newspaper »El Correo« and, in 2007, became part of the graphics team at »National Geographic« magazine in Washington D.C. He is an associate professor at the University of Navarra, Spain, and has taught in many conferences and workshops around Europe, Middle East, the United States and Latin America. In 2012, he was named one of the top five most influential graphic artist of the last 20 years. In 2013 he was nominated for an Emmy in the category of »New Approaches: Arts, Lifestyle & Culture« for his stop-motion work in »Walking with Giants«, and he got his second nomination for an Emmy this year. His illustrations are found in several museums and books.