Based in San Diego, California. Elo is a Designer and a Collage artist who graduated in 2009 in Graphic Arts. During the course, Elo developed an
appreciation for collage and explored a rich and diverse array of mixed
After graduating, Elo's creative interests began to turn to fine art, particularly mixed media collage. While successfully selling his works on websites and physical stores such as Urban Arts and Urban Outfitters Printshop, his interest in collage continued to develop and by 2010 it became the focus of his endeavors.
Working mediums include retro images, illustrations, vectors and colors. The work is highly textured and often multi-layered with a nostalgic and weathered quality. Elo's art work are usually vibrant with colors. Working methods also extend to digital collage with a very gritty and realistic display of texture and layering. The digital work began as an experiment in blurring the line between handmade collage and digital collage.
Other work include; awarded packaging, brand identity, fashion collection, petshop clothing, magazine editing, interior desinging and art commissions for various clients including websites, galleries institutes and fashion industry.
Exhibitions include solo shows and group shows in San Diego, California. Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Washington DC and Miami. Elo's works have been published in numerous high profile Art Magazines and Books, and some of them are held by private collectors worldwide.
Elo's wine packaging " Secco, Rosso, Loro featured on Thedieline.com website. Thedieline is a number one packagin website today. You can check Elo's wonderful wine packaging here. Secco, Rosso, Eloro
Elo's Eko Cleaning Packaging featured in The Design Book Of The Year in 2010.The Design Book Of The Year is a bible of design. It features the best designers around the world. It is published and printed in London and distributed all over Europe and the World.You can check the cleaning packaging here.EKO
Elo was interviewed by the blog called "Design Cognition" based in London. You can read Elo's interview here. Elo Under The Creative Spot Light.
Elo's artwork CMYK is now being sold at Urban Outfitters. Get yours now. Here is where to order CMYK
Elo is now part of Society6 family. Check out Elo's colorful work here. Elo on Society6
Elo's Blog. "Think Smart Designs" is awarded by "How Magazine" as one of the 10 blogs every designer should follow. Check out the reasons here.
Think Smart Designs.
Elo's artworks are now keds shoes get yours now! Elo's Keds
Elo was interviewed by "Proxart Magazine", an online magazine based in Los Angeles. Here is a little bit more about Elo and his background. Elo on Proxart website
Elo announces he will be launching later in February 2011 a PDF magazine called InPrint. InPrint will feature great artists all over the world. Stay Tuned!. If you want a sneak peak you can check it out here. InPrint Magazine.
"InPrint Magazine" project has been a huge internet success and it had 3.000 visits in just 6 hours after launch. Did you get your free copy yet? get it here!
Elo's packaging was featured on "Packaging Of The World Website". Check out his great packaging here!
Do you want to know more about Elo's work aesthetics and how he comes up with amazing ideas for his retro illustrations?. Read this interview!
Elo's colorful packaging work seem to appeal a lot to the Japanese audience. Here's Elo's packaging featured in a respectful Japanese design website called
Elo's CMYK iPhone 4 skin is now being sold in Japan. The CMYK art has been a huge sale success since it came out. CMYK In Japan.
CMYK is once again featured on a website called Suburbia Art
Elo's "Simple Love" was featured on a Blog called "Dark Silence In Suburbia" check it out here Simple Love.
Elo's art "Words Of Mass Destruction" was featured on "Dinosaur Soup Website". Dinosaur Soup
Elo's work has been re-blogged over 3000 times on Tumblr
Elo's works and InPrint Magazine were mentioned on "Working Class Designer" blog. Working Class is a must read blog for designers. See it here!
CMYK skin featured on THESOUTHSIDER website .
Elo's artwork "Veneno" was featured on a website for emerging artists called "Art Design and Stuff".
Elo's artwork is now on Cargo website!
The Chinese love Elo's clean packaging designs and it's once again featured on a website called Chinabaike.
An Italian on line magazine called The New Black features Elo's collage artwork and calls it "Digital collage with an influence of surrealism"
Elo's work featured on Arts Design And Stuff online magazine.
Another great Elo Designer's interview you can read on "Not Paper Website"
Elo was recently featured on U-skill website. U-skill is based in Italy and it's about fashion and arts. Will Elo's work go to Milan next? I hope so.. Check it out here!
Elo's Cush logo is a big YouTube sensation.Check it out and find our why!
Elo's packaging featured on "Packaging Of The World Website". Find out which one here!
Elo's Russ Vodka packaging featured on "One Extra Pixel Website", as "inspiring drinking label design".Read more here!
Elo's CMYK(the creation of retro) featured on Yahoo Japan.
Elo's works are now on Saatchi. One of the best site for wall arts here
Elo's framed works are now on " Image kind" at very affordable prices.
The most expect book is finally here. "THE CREATION OF RETRO" by Elo designer get your copy today!
Elo's Work, "Life After Death", in the hands of a famous Brazilian actor.This is somewhat really cool!