Alejandro Aguilar Canela is an award winning multidisciplinary artist and designer from Mexico currently living in Austin, Tx, who specializes in drawing. He has a BA in Visual Information Design, an MFA in Illustration Practice, and has been exhibiting his work internationally including countries like Germany, Belgium, Canada, Mexico and the US where he took part in the 2018 Miami Art Basel. The awards he holds include a Silver Young Lion and in 2019 he was part of the Best Young Artists according to Domestika Mx. He has collaborated with brands like Google, Coca-Cola, Netflix, Grupo Modelo, among others. Currently he keeps exploring the rawness of working with lead and emotions while being an Art Director at Bakery Agency.
He is open for exhibitions, artistic collaboration, commissions and freelance. Contact him through this media:
Exhibitions and awards
2023 "Merit Award" 3x3 Mag 20th Annual Illustration Show
2023 "Saludos Cordiales" Young Collectors Mexico
2023 "Image Harvest", Baltimore MD
2022 "Toros y Caballos", Lapizlazuli Mexico
2021 "Fuego", Calaveras Brussels
2021 "Image Harvest", Baltimore MD
2019 "Where the forest ends", Tap Art Space Montréal
2019 "Best Young Artists", Domestika Mexico
2018 "Silver Lion", Cannes Young Lions Mexico
2018 "Otros Yo", Art Basel Miami
2018 "Espectro", Pictoplasma Germany
2016 "Célula", Residencia Gorila, Tulum Mexico

Professional Experience
2023 - Present Art Director - Bakery Agency (Texas)
2021 - 2023 Teacher Assistant - Maryland Institute College of Art
2019 - 2021 Art Director - Only If (Mexico)
2017 - 2018 Creative Director - Catorce Dias (Mexico)
2016 - 2017 Creative Director - IA Interactive (Mexico)
2013 - 2014  Illustrator and Animator - Basa Estudio (Mexico) 

Artist Statement
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