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Who am I?

Me

Yes, ahem. That’s me.

My name is Jesús Alfonso Sánchez, I’m a professional illustrator and graphic designer, I come from the scorching and beautiful lands of northern México but I currently live in the mediterranean and beautiful lands of western Portugal. Born 20-something years ago, I decided from a young age that I would become something related to the visual arts. Until I discovered how much I love traveling and now my final goal in life is to try to combine these two passions.

I will say that my best asset is that I can work on different styles, which allows me to delve into different kinds of media, like videogames, publishing and branding; and to never do the same thing over and over, because who likes that, right? …right?

Apart from drawing, painting and traveling, I enjoy cooking, eating and drinking, and all forms of pop culture and entertainment, mainly movies, series, cartoons, videogames and comics.

Achievements and Awards

  • Sueños en el Viento by Colectivo Ouroboros (Mexico City – July 2014)
    Illustration exhibition inspired by Studio Ghibli
  • Ilustra Mar by ETIC (Lisbon – July 2014)
    Top 20 Illustration exhibition
  • Mexótico (Mexico City – September 2012)
    Painting exhibition
  • Íconos Sonorenses (Hermosillo – March 2012)
    Black and white Sticker exhibition
  • Concursos Estatales de Artes Plásticas y Visuales del Estado de Tabasco by FONCA (Villahermosa – November 2011)
    Juror on Painting, Drawing and Engraving
  • XXV Concurso de Comic de Villa de Portugalete  (Portugalete – April 2011)
    Comic contest and exhibiton
  • ESDIP (Madrid – 2009 and 2010)
    Alumni exhibition
  • Indigente e-magazine (Mexico – October 2009)
    Interview and work exposé
  • CONACULTA (Mexico – September 2008, 2009, 2010)
    Three times scholarship winner
  • A la muerte con una sonrisa by MUMEDI (Mexico City – 2007)
    Top 40 Poster exhibition