Oliver Flores is a visual artist living in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Graduated with honors from the School of Visual Arts in 2001. After that, he spent near eight years working as illustrator, graphic designer and design director in diverse ad agencies and design firms.

Currently Oliver works as independent artist collaborating for magazines and ad agencies. His personal work has been selected into the Society of Illustrators 55 and Spectrum 21, among other publications.
Oliver Flores es un artista visual radicado en la ciudad de Guadalajara, México.

Se graduó con honores de la Escuela de Artes Visuales de la Universidad de Guadalajara en 2001. Después de eso, colaboró por algunos años en agencias de publicidad como ilustrador y director de diseño.

Actualmente Oliver trabaja de forma independiente realizando trabajos de ilustración para revistas y agencias de publicidad. Su obra personal le ha merecido diversos reconocimientos y ha sido seleccionada para ser publicada en el Society of Illustrators 55 y en el Spectrum 21, entre otros.


Available for work and commissions. Contact: hola@oliverflores.com
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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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