Oliver Flores is an artist currently based in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Oliver graduated with honors from the School of Visual Arts of the University of GDL in 2001. After that, he spent near eight years working as illustrator / graphic designer / design director in diverse ad agencies and design firms until january 2007 when he decided to work as an independent illustrator.

Oliver woks with clients in industries such as publishing, advertising, editorial and film.


Oliver Flores es un artista radicado en la ciudad de Guadalajara, México.

Oliver se graduó con honores de la Escuela de Artes Visuales de la Universidad de Guadalajara en 2001. Después de eso, pasó cerca de ocho años trabajando como ilustrador / diseñador gráfico / director de diseño en agencias de publicidad y despachos de diseño, hasta que en enero 2007 decide comezar a trabajar como ilustrador independiente.

Oliver trabaja con diversos clientes como editoriales, agencias de publicidad, revistas y casas productoras.


Available for work and commissions. Contact: hola@oliverflores.com
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Shop: Prints / Digital




RECOGNITION
· Spectrum 21, 2014
· Premio a! Diseño (a! Design Award), illustration category, 2012
· Society of Illustrators 55. NY, book and exhibit
· Catalog of Ibero-american Illustration, Guadalajara International Book Fair, SM, El Ilustradero, 2012, 2011, 2010
· Catalog of Mexican illustrators for children and young adults by CONACULTA (Council for Culture and the Arts), 2010*
· Featured artist and RockStar recognition at Design by Humans, 2010
· Illustration for the LIBROBUS project by CONACULTA, 2008
· 1st Comic Book Contest "Pancho Madrigal", Entropia studios and University of Guadalajara, 1997 Best comic award


PRINT
· La Guía Ticketmaster magazine. May 2013
· Picnic magazine, Ilustracional. August-September 2013


COLLECTIVE SHOWS
· The October Salon 2013, Ex Convento del Carmen. GDL, Mexico, 2013*
· Nixtamal exhibition by Doodle Plate. Hundred Years Gallery, London, UK, 2013
· Salón de la Ilustración Imagen-Palabra, Bogota, Colombia, 2013, 2012
· 5th Art Exhibition Grupo Reforma-Mural (Newspaper). GDL, Mexico, 2012
· The October Salon 2010, Ex Convento del Carmen. GDL, Mexico, 2010
· Young Fine Arts Salon, Centro de Arte Moderno. GDL, Mexico, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998*
· El Joven Pincel.mx, Goethe Institut, GDL, Mexico, 2000
· Trece Rumbos, Casa Museo Diego Rivera. Guanajuato, Mexico, 2000
· Young Painting and Sculpture Contest, Ministry of Culture. GDL, Mexico, 2000*, 1999, 1998
· Macario, transportable mural painting made in collaboration with Indira Castellón. GDL, Mexico, 1999
* Honorable mention


SOLO SHOWS
· En Búsqueda Continua, Centro Cultural Colomos, GDL, Mexico, 1998
· Suplicios, University of Guadalajara, Mexico, 1997


BOOKS
· Dinky Rojo Sangre, Marie-Aude Murail, Castillo, México, 2014
· Las Leyendas de Xico Latinoamérica (collective) - Cristina Pineda, El Ilustradero, Porrúa. Mexico, 2012
· Entendiendo los valores democráticos, Futuros (e)Lectores - Tessie Solinís. IEPC. Mexico, 2012
· Una mañana cualquiera, Futuros (e)Lectores - Tessie Solinís. IEPC. Mexico, 2012
· El Valor de la Justicia - Tribunal Superior de Justicia del DF. Mexico, 2011
· El Regalo de Navidad - Esfera. Mexico, 2008



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