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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 | info@levycreative.com

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

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Selected Clients

» Sony Music | Nike | Epson | Diesel | Microsoft | Toyota | AOL | Nokia | GM | FORD | AMBEV, Santander | Toshiba | Claro | NVIDIA | Embratel | Bayard | MTV, | Coca Cola | McDonald's

 

» Publicis | F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi | Wunderman | Alma DDB | Lew'Lara\TBWA | DM9DDB | MPM Propaganda | W/McCann | AlmapBBDO | Leo Burnett | BorguiErh/Lowe, Ogilvy & Mather | Young & Rubican | B+G | Z+ | Talent | Fulano Filmes |

» VASAVA | David Traina Design Co. | Alamo Drafthouse + Mondo | Lobo/Vetor Zero | OZ Design | Pande Design | 100% Design | Usina de Desenho | SOUP/Design

» Taschen GmbH | Heasrts Publishing | HFM U.S. Publishing | Condé Nast Publications | Editora Abril | Editora Globo | The Washington Post | Folha de São Paulo | Companhia das Letras | Escrita Fina | Scholastic | Wizards of the Coast | DC Comics | Image Comics | Playboy | Texas Monthly | Minnesota Monthly | Fortune Magazine

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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

» 2014 - 100 Illustrators - TASCHEN

» 2013 - AIAP Latin American Ilustración 2

» 2013 - Alternative Movie Posters: Film Art From The Underground

» 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 - 51th Communication Arts Illustration Annual

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

» 2010 - Football Heroes Gold - Herzglut Verlag

» 2010 - Sketchbooks - Pop 

» 2009 - Illustration NOW! 3 - TASCHEN

» 2009 - The Great Inpsiration Book - 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

» 2014 - FNLIJ Highly Commended Seal / Book: A Donzela Sem Mãos e Outros Contos Populares, Escrita Fina Edições

» 2013 - AIAP Motion Arts Awards 2

» 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

» 2014 - Imagined Worlds - Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

» 2013 - AIAP/EPSON Los Diez - Bogota, Colombia

» 2013 - Bleeding Metallics - Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, USA  

» 2013 - RED - Hero Complex Gallery, Los Angeles, USA 

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

» 2013 - IlustraBrasil! 10 - São Paulo, Brazil   

» 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