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BIO

Kako. Brazilian. Freelance Illustrator and Graphic Designer. Chaotic Good.

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Represented by:

» Levy Creative Management | USA + International

www.levycreative.com | 1 212 687 6463 | sari@levycreative.com

245 East 63rd Street Suite 1622, New York NY, 10065, USA

» Art Box International | Japan

www.agency.artbox-int.com | 81 3 3574 7151 | agent@artbox-int.co.jp

5-10-9 YK Bldg 5F Ginza Chuo-ku Tokyo 104-0061 Japan

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Clients

Editorial | Magazines 

» USA: Playboy, Hearst Publishing (Popular Mechanics), ESPN Magazine, HFM U.S. Publishing (Premiére Magazine, Car and Driver), Texas Monthly, Minnesota Monthly, Rodale (Men’s Health), Fortune Magazine, GamePro, Foreign Policy Magazine, American Way Magazine, Hemispheres, Dirt Rag;

» Brazil: Editora Abril (Superinteressante, Playboy, Mundo Estranho, Capricho, VIP, Aventuras na História, Grandes Guerras, Bizz, Revista das Religiões, Info, Info Corporate, Quatro Rodas, Guia Quatro Rodas, Placar, Nova Escola, Runner’s World, Exame, Bravo, Arquitetura & Construção, Guia dos Estudantes, Viagem & Turismo, Vida Simples, Você S/A, Alfa Magazine), Editora Globo (Época, Época Negócios, Época São Paulo, Revista do Fantástico, Pequenas Empresas Grandes Negócios, Galileu), Editora Spring (Rolling Stones), Editora Digerati (Mac +), Editora Rickdam (Sexy), Editora Confiança (Carta Capital), RMC Editora (Na Poltrona), Carta Editorial (TAM nas Nuvens), Revista da Cultura, Editora Rocky Mountain (Go Outside), Editora Símbolo (Revista UM), Editora Escala (Car and Driver);

» UK: Future Publishing (PCFormat, Imagine FX);

» Asia: Car and Driver - South Korea;

» Africa: Conde Nast Independent Magazines - South Africa (GQ);

Editorial | Newspapers

» USA: The Washington Post, The Santa Barbara Independent;

» Brazil: Folha de São Paulo;                                                                                     

Publishing | Books and Comics

» USA: Scholastic, Wizards of the Coast (Dungeon & Dragons), DC Comics, Vertigo, Image Comics, Terra Major Comics, Bang Zoom Entertainment, Outlaw Comics, Floating World Comics, Seven Stories Press;

» Brazil: Editora Melhoramentos, Editora Matrix, Editora Record, Rocco Editora, Editora Moderna, Editora Scipione, Mojo Books, Casa 21, Escrita Fina, Panini Comics, Café Editora;

» Europe: Taschen GmbH (Germany), Herzglut Verlag (Switzerland), Katalogue (UK);

Advertising and Graphic Design

» USA: Luckie & Company, Alma DDB, David Traina Design Co., Zambezi, Droga5, Spacejunk Media, Thunder Down Country, Alamo Drafthouse + Mondo;

» Brazil: F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, Wunderman, Lew'Lara\TBWA, DM9DDB, MPM Propaganda, McCann Ericsson, Lobo/Vetor Zero, AlmapBBDO, Leo Burnett, BorguiErh/Lowe, Ogilvy & Mather, Taterka, CCSP, Peralta Strawberry Frog, Young & Rubican, Salles Chemistry, Publicis, Script Comunicação e Marketing, Matos Grey, B\Ferraz, Talent, Tesla, OZ Design, Pande Design, ZMais, One Digital, Usina de Desenho, Squat International Booking Agency, Inker Agência Cultural, Palco 07, Agência Click, Academia de Filmes, Margarida Filmes, Primo Filmes, Crama Design Estratégico, Garage Interactive, Liga Desenho Gráfico, Pande Design, Ambiente de Criação, 100% Design, SOUP/Design;

» Europe: Ogilvy & Mather (France), Vasava (Spain);

Corporate

» USA + Mexico: Nike, Sony Music, McDonalds, Microsoft, Discovery World, United Nations, Discovery World, ACIPCO, ODU USA Connectors, Toyota (Mex),

» Brazil: AOL, Terra, Claro, Embratel, Nokia, Toshiba, GM, FORD, TAM, Coca Cola, AMBEV, Skol, Schincariol, Sebrae, Sulamerica, Santander, Banco Real, Unibanco, Bradesco, Caixa Econômica Federal, Shopping Iguatemi, Itaú Cultural, Livraria Cultura, Saraiva, Companhia das Letras, Tênis Rainha, Penalty, Havaianas, C&A, Bayard, Pullman, Toddy, Ovomaltine, Hamburgueria Nacional, MTV, Andrade & Canellas, GEFAC, Rilisa, Suzano/Report, Itapemirim, SENAC, MASP (Museu de Arte de São Paulo), Novartis, Vicks, FX Studios;

» Europe: Diesel (Italy), 55DSL (Italy), Entrepeneurs du Monde (France);

» Central/South America: Epson (Costa Rica), Costanera (Chile),

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Workshops and Lectures

» 2012 - Ilustra Brasil 9 - Opening Lecture

» 2012 - Ilustra Brasil 8 - Working for International Clients

» 2012 - Quanta: Workshop Conceptual Illustration: Senses and Essences

» 2011 - Quanta: Workshop Conceptual Illustration: Senses and Essences

» 2010 - Ideafixa CUT & PASTE: The Importance of Gathering

» 2010 - Rio Comicon: Comics in Advertising

» 2010 - Baião Ilustrado: A talk with Kako, Hiro e Alarcão

» 2010 - Baião Ilustrado: Workshop Editorial Sketches: To Tell or to Decorate?

» 2010 - Ilustre SESC: Editorial Illustration + Portifolio: Kako

» 2010 - Computer Arts 3º Design Show: The Illustration Market

» 2009 - Baião Ilustrado: The Illustration Career

» 2009 - Baião Ilustrado: Conceptual Illustration Workshop

» 2009 - Universidade Anhembi Morumbi: The Illustration Career

» 2009 - Campus Party Brasil: Digital Illustration: What I don't know about it...

» 2007 - 5º Festival Internacional de Quadrinhos | A Ilustração vai bem, obrigado!

 

Selected Articles and Interviews

» 2012 - Archive WHO'S WHO

» 2011 - Publish Magazine - Interview with Kako

» 2010 - Communication Arts Advertising Annual 51 PROFILE 

» 2010 - Communication Arts INSIGHTS

» 2010 - Computer Arts Brasil 37 - De País à País: Brasil

» 2010 - Computer Arts UK 177 - Country Focus: Brazil (English)

» 2010 - Computer Arts Projects 11 - Manual X Digital

» 2010 - Zupi Magazine (Português / English)

» 2009 - Communication Arts FRESH

» 2009 - Vectortuts - Interview with Kako

» 2009 - Computer Arts Brasil 25 - Palavra dos Mestres

» 2008 - Computer Arts Projects 5 - Design Japonês

» 2008 - Communication Arts WEBPICK

» 2008 - Computer Arts Projects 2 - Ilustração

» 2008 - UAILAB.com

» 2008 - Babyboss Magazine #1

» 2008 - Computer Arts Brasil 13 - Perguntas para Kako

» 2008 - Revista Ilustrar #6 (download)

Selected Publications

» 2013 - New Illustrators File vol.11 - Art Box International

» 2013 - Visual Arabia Design Yearbook 2013

» 2012 - AIAP Latin American Ilustración 1

» 2012 - New Illustrators File vol.10 - Art Box International

» 2012 - Illustrators 54 - Society of Illustrators NY Annual 

» 2011 - New Illustrators File vol.9 - Art Box International

» 2011 - Lürzer’s Archive “200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 11-12"

» 2011 - Illustration NOW! Portraits - TASCHEN

» 2011 - Illustrators 53 - Society of Illustrators NY Annual

» 2010 - Illustration NOW! 3 Calendar 2011 - TASCHEN

» 2010 - 51th Communication Arts Advertising Annual 

» 2010 - New Illustrators File vol.8 - Art Box International

» 2010 - 51th Communication Arts Illustration Annual

» 2010 - Football Heroes Gold - Herzglut Verlag

» 2010 - Sketchbooks - Pop 

» 2009 - Illustration NOW! 3 - TASCHEN

» 2009 - O Grande Livro da Inspiração - Computer Arts Brasil

» 2009 - Lürzer’s Archive “200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 09-10"

» 2009 - 50th Communication Arts Illustration Annual

» 2008 - 43rd Publication Design Annual "SPD 43"

» 2008 - Illustrators 51 - Society of Illustrators NY Annual

» 2008 - Ideafixa Greatest Hits

» 2007 - Lürzer’s Archive “200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 07-08"

» 2007 - Katalogue XXL 

» 2006 - 47th Communication Arts Illustration Annual

» 2006 - Illustrators 49 - Society of Illustrators NY Annual

» 2006 - SPBook2006 Semi Permanent Event

 

Awards, Nominations and Recognitions

» 2012 - FNLIJ Highly Commended Seal / Book: Demônios, Escrita Fina Edições

» 2010 - Best Illustrator 2009 Nominee - 22º Troféu HQMIX

» 2009 - Harvey Awards - Best Anthology: COMIC BOOK TATTOO

» 2009 - Eisner Awards - Best Anthology: COMIC BOOK TATTO

» 2009 - Grand Prix El Sol - Magazine+Newspaper / Client: AlmapBBDO+Cia. das Letras

» 2009 - Bronze Clio Awards - Print Category / Client: AlmapBBDO+Cia. das Letras

» 2009 - D&AD Awards / Client: AlmapBBDO+Cia. das Letras

» 2009 - Merit at The 34th Annual One Show / Client: AlmapBBDO+Cia. das Letras

» 2009 - Best Illustrator 2008 Nominee - 21º Troféu HQMIX

» 2008 - Gold El Ojo - Print Category / Client: AlmapBBDO+Cia. das Letras

» 2008 - Gold Cannes - Press Lions Category / Client: AlmapBBDO+Cia. das Letras

» 2008 - Gold Colunistas de SP - Print Category / Client: AlmapBBDO+Cia. das Letras

» 2008 - Gold ABP - Campaign Print Category / Client: AlmapBBDO+Cia. das Letras

» 2008 - Silver ABP - Print Category / Client: AlmapBBDO+Cia. das Letras 

» 2008 - Best Illustrator 2007 Winner - 20º Troféu HQMIX  

» 2007 - Best Illustrator 2006 Nominee - 19º Troféu HQMIX

» 2006 - Best Illustrator 2005 Nominee - 18º Troféu HQMIX

» 2006 - Honorable Mention - Editorial Category - FIHQ Pernambuco 2006

» 2004 - Best Illustration Nominee - Prêmio Abril de Jornalismo

» 2001 - Shortlist Cannes - Cyber Lions Category / Client: Tesla+Schincariol

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

» 2013 - Righteous Rides - Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

» 2012 - IlustraBrazil! - Beijing, China + Hanoi, Vietnam

» 2012 - IlustraBrasil! 9 - São Paulo + Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  

» 2012 - DROP 2 Exhibition - Lausanne, Switzerland 

» 2012 - Olhares Oblíquos | Galeria Deco - São Paulo, Brazil

» 2012 - Impredecible Gráfica Brasileña - Bogota, Colombia

» 2012 - 54th Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition - New York, USA

» 2011 - IllustraBrazil! - Shanghai, China

» 2011 - IlustraBrasil! 8 - São Paulo + Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 

» 2011 - 53th Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition - New York, USA

» 2010 - New Illustrators File vol.8 - Tokyo, Japan

» 2010 - DROP Exhibition - Lausanne, Switzerland

» 2010 - IlustraBrasil! 7 - São Paulo, Brazil

» 2009 - 51th Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition - New York, USA

» 2009 - IlustraBrasil! 6 - São Paulo, Brazil 

» 2008 - Katalogue XXL - Curitiba, Brazil

» 2008 - Lost Art | 2NDSKIN @ Festival della Creativitá - Florence, Italia

» 2008 - Digital Show 4 @ Independents Liverpool Biennial - Liverpool, UK

» 2008 - Creative Art Session 2008 - Kawasaki, Japan

» 2008 - WIWP | Now Showing - Barcelona, Spain

» 2008 - WIWP | Now Showing - London, UK

» 2008 - Digital Show 3 - Manchester,UK

» 2008 - Desenhos - Galeria Deco - São Paulo, Brazil

» 2008 - IlustraBrasil! 5 - São Paulo, Brazil

» 2007 - Katalogue XXL - London, UK

» 2007 - Lost Art - 2NDSKIN - São Paulo, Brazil

» 2007 - 100 Anos de Niemeyer - Belo Horizonte, Brazil

» 2007 - IlustraBrasil! 4 - São Paulo, Brazil

» 2007 - Shanghai Film Festival "Mostra Foco Brasil" - Shanghai, China

» 2007 - Ilustrando em Revista - Editora Abril - Belo Horizonte, Brazil

» 2007 - Digital Show 2 - Manchester,UK

» 2007 - Ilustrando em Revista - Editora Abril - Brasília,Brazil

» 2007 - 49th Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition - New York, USA

» 2006 - Ilustrando em Revista - Editora Abril - Riberião Preto,Brazil

» 2006 - Conflux 3 International Art Show - Camberra, Australia

» 2006 - IlustraBrasil! 3 - São Paulo, Brazil

» 2005 - Ilustrando em Revista - Editora Abril - São Paulo, Brazil

» 2005 - IlustraBrasil! 2 - São Paulo, Brazil