Carlos Vélez Aguilera was born in Mexico City in 1980. For 12 years he has been a professional illustrator and dedicated full time editorial illustration.
He is a graduate of the National School of Plastic Arts of the National University Autonomous of Mexico. He has taken different workshops and illustration seminars with teachers such as Javier Sáez, Kveta Pakovska, Adellci Galloni, Noemí Villamuza, Santiago Caruso, Andres Neves, Roberto Inoccenti, among others.
He has illustrated books for various publishers in Mexico such as: Santillana, Ediciones Castillo, Norma, SM, Trillas, Richmond, Alfaguara, Porrua, among others, as well as a large number of magazines and animation projects.
He has illustrated more than 20 books for children's literature as well as writing “Salón Destino". He has been recognized with two illustration awards in the catalogue for the International Children's and Youth Book Fair in MexicoView Full Bio