Carlos Quitério (b. 1980 – Nazaré, Portugal) lives and works in Caldas da Rainha, a quiet and quaint small city in the Portuguese west coast.
He currently works as a freelancer illustrator and designer, while keeping an intense focus and dedication onto the drawing and painting processes – developing personal and collective projects, while exhibiting and tutoring workshops.
His academic background in Graphic Design and Fine-arts allowed him to develop and explore unusual artistic avenues. As a result of his passion for merging different mediums, styles and techniques, he has reached a point where he managed to apply all the required inputs into different fields and markets of visual arts, commercially, commissioned or individually.
Carlos Quitério has worked and contributed for editorials like Flaunt Magazine, The New York Times, among others. Now, his work is regularly featured by several of Portugal’s leading magazines and newspapers (such as Visão magazine or Expresso weekly newspaper), he has also produced works for Nike, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, R.J.Reynolds (Camel), Seat (cars), Ssang Young, Optimus Mobile, and other Portuguese and international brands, products and companies. Has also exhibited at CCCB Barcelona, several galleries, institutions and ‘underground’ spots across the American, Asian and European continents, as well as, in several fine-art events in Portugal.
You can see his collage project (together with his wife) + a weblog with a collection of links and finds, at http://fitacola.com/category/folio;
An updated collection of all his on-going works and projects can be found at http://flickr.com/photos/kdoap.
Also his drawing project can be seen (and acquired) at http://www.smalldrawings.com