Luis Alejo

Freelance Artist & Book Illustrator

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Location:Berkeley, California, United States
Phone: 510 260 3146
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/luishalejo
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VISUAL ARTIST (Painter, Illustrator)

EXPERIENCE
• Illustrator, Cambio Tecnologico. Mexico City. Illustration and translation for engineering website.
• Illustrator, Laberinto Ediciones, Mexico City. Books illustrations and logos for new publishing branch.
• Illustrator, Editorial Letras Vivas, Mexico City. Poetry books Illustrations.
• Art teacher, ACUDE, Mexico City. Art instruction for teenagers.
• Art teacher, El proyecto... “El Toro”, Mexico City. Art instruction for children.
• Art teacher, Casa de Cultura "Griselda Álvarez", Mexico City. Art instruction for children.
• Mural Artist, Parque Ecologico Loreto y Peña Pobre, Mexico City. Murals for the Fresh Water room.

ILLUSTRATOR BIBLIOGRAPHY
• MELÉNDEZ, Mario. La muerte tiene los días contados. Mexico, Laberinto, 2010. (Interior illus.)
• RADYX Romero, Sylvia S; Daniel Sanchéz et al. Con Amor para ti. Mexico, Estrella Mayor, 2008. (Front cover)
• Libélula Nocturna [México. D. F.], 29, 3: 2007. (Magazine cover and interior illus.)
• PAZ Paredes y C., Sylvia. La hora oscura. Mexico, printed by Verdi Rafael, 2006. (Book cover and interior illus.)
• MORRISON, James Douglas “Jim”. Los amos. Apuntes sobre las visiones. Trans. José Vicente Anaya, Mexico, Laberinto, 2006. (Interior illus.)
• CASTELLANOS, Jade; Verano Vorágine. Mexico, Letras vivas, 2006. (Book cover and interior illus.)
• LUGO, Edwin. Alondra. Mexico, Ediciones del Milenio, 2006, (Front cover)
• NAHMAD Sittón, Elías, (comp.). Poetas Mexicanos Modernos. Antología. Mexico, Letras Vivas, 2006. (Book cover)
• QUACKENBUSH, Howard. Ecos de tu silencio. Mexico, Letras Vivas/ Fundación Cultural Samperio, 2005. (Front cover)

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
• 2011 Tales about chinicuiles. Masaryk University, Brno.
• 2010 Water as analysis, reflection and motif context of a pictorial series. Alliant International University, Mexico City.
• 2008 esperando al perro. Centro de Maestros del Distrito Federal María Lavalle Urbina, Mexico City.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Visual Arts, UNAM, Mexico City.

PROFICIENCIES
• Techniques: Oil, Encaustic, Tempera, Acrylic, Water Color, Gouache, Collage.
• Computer skills: Photoshop, Word, Excel and Power Point.
• Languages: Bilingual English – Spanish. Italian, French and Czech some knowledge.

HONORS & AWARDS
• Scholarship holder (Ministry of Education of Czech Republic), basic and special Czech language courses, Masaryk University, Brno.
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Book Illustration