2018 Young Ones Portfolio Jury
Eduardo Corral a.k.a. TLaloC
Multidisciplinary Artist, Illustrator and Professor, Art Department at Universidad de Monterrey
He is an illustrator, multidisciplinary artist and graphic designer who currently lives in Monterrey, Mexico. His work is based on an ideology that sees the Artist as a brand, which is accomplished by a palpable awareness of the integration between illustration, arts and design. His work is characterized by the ludic exploration of human behavior in regard to themes such as the fascination for the unknown, nostalgia, sex and the de-contextualization of the mundane. He holds a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Illustration, by the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), and he was part of the Fulbright Program for Studies Abroad, given by Fulbright Comexus-García Robles.
Among other distinctions, he has been selected as winner at Latin American Ilustración 2, TR3S, 4, 5, and 6 - and also in the itinerant exhibition "Los Diez" (Orensanz N.Y. Foundation). He has received honorable mentions and has been a semi-finalist at 3x3 The Magazine for Contemporary, Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA), and LAD (Latin American Design). He was also part of the first generation of PICTOPLASMA Academy Mexico.
His work has been displayed in 30 collective national and international exhibitions (in China, Germany, Colombia and the USA, among other countries) and 3 individual exhibitions.
He currently works as a professor of professional and masters studies at the Department of Arts of the University of Monterrey (UDEM).