Mariano Mercado

Freelance Digital Artist & Book Designer


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About Me:
My name is Mariano Mercado and I am a freelance illustrator. I am writing to request that you review my work and consider me for an illustration assignment.

I hold a bachelor’s degree in Illustration from Northern Illinois University and a master’s degree in Education from National-Louis University. I currently teach art in Elgin, Illinois.

Over the past twenty years as a freelance artist, I have been commissioned to paint landscapes, portraits and caricatures for private clients. My work has been displayed in art fairs throughout Illinois and in a number of gallery shows. I have illustrated several children’s books, including one I authored myself.

Many of my illustrations reflect my Hispanic heritage. I love to express distinct human emotions through my illustrations, and I can...
Elgin, Illinois, United States