Zé Otavio is a Freelance Illustrator from Brazil. He studied graphic design where he focused in photography and life drawing lessons and developed a passion for faces and people.
His list of clients include Editora Abril, Editora Globo, Companhia das Letras, Penguin Classics, Hearst Magazines, Ideafixa, Lollapalooza, Itaú Cultural, O Estado de São,, Paulo and Folha de SP, to name a few.
With Publications at Illustration Now! 5 – Taschen, Lürzer’s Archive 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 14/15, Illustration Now! Fashion – Taschen, 1,000 Portrait Illustrations: Contemporary Illustration from Pencil to Digital, Sketchbook Experience: Zé Otavio,
Group Exhibitions at “Sketchbooks” at POP Gallery / Rojo ArtSpace SP, Moda Ilustrada – Estilo e Tendência | Olido Gallery SP, “Magioska” at Pop Gallery organized by Magenta Gallery, IlustraBrazil! China | The Foundry Gallery, Xangai, Fashion and Art | Alliance Française Sao Paulo, VANITAS 2012 / 2013 – PLUS Gallery / GO, CONTENDO ARTE – PLUS Gallery / GO, E(FEMME)RA – Urban Arts SP, lustraBrasil! 6, 7, 8, 9 e 10 SIB / Senac SP, SAO PAULO – Ornitorrinco Gallery SP, “Impressões Sonoras” FNAC / PLUS Gallery / GO, 2011 | IlustraBrazil! China | The Foundry Gallery, Xangai.
We are charmed by his collection and we’re impressed with his work. Zé has lots of amazing creations but we have decided to showcase a few of his Portraits collection.
- portrait of Lana Del Rey (2017) for an ongoing project called “Violent Dreams”
- Portrait of Björk for a ongoing series called “Violent Dreams”
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