Thank SunStar Cebu for writing about us. 😀 full article is online here: https://specials.sunstar.com.ph/celebrity/2013/06/22/happy-garaje-seriously/
So stoked that Johanna and I got certificates of Merit from the Society of Illustrators (L.A.) this year. We submitted as individual artists (instead of Happy Garaje) and this instance marks the first time that both of us get the award in the same year. I got accepted in the Entertainment category for the “P”
Early last year the paper-cut illustrator Gémeo Luís wrote us to ask to if Johanna was interested in exchanging an illustration for one of his. He said he was collecting artwork from several illustrators from around the world, so we sent him one of her sketches. A few weeks ago we were delighted to get
Cebu has been named ASEAN City of Culture for its outstanding Creative Industries. Two weeks ago, we were invited to be in a video with some the great folks representing some of the many sectors of the creative community.
I always get a kick out of getting our work published. It’s always a mix of disbelief and happiness. When I see our illustrations used in publications and magazines I buy several copies. Two automatically go to our biggest supporters: our mums and the rest to ogle and then keep in a black box.
I like making lists. Dream projects, ports to visit, countries to go to, people we’d like to meet, bands to see, things like that. I also keep one called the Improbables and on this list are things like flying and winning a Gold from the Society of Illustrators. Well, I just crossed the latter out
Semipermanent from Down Under was generous enough to include Johanna in the latest compilation of their book series. I must say, this is one of the best-produced art books we’ve ever had a chance to hold. I really like the cover art and the texture of the cover is nice to touch (canvas print, oh
We will be shipping “Secrets” across the world to California for the Society of Illustrators exhibit at ICON 6 (the 6th Biennial Global Illustrators Conference). Thank you Society of Illustrators – L.A. for giving Johanna the chance to exhibit. It’s not very often that we get the chance to show work in America. If you want
Hooray! The Society of Illustrators has announced today that they have awarded Johanna Velasco a Certificate of Merit for artwork done for gallery work in 2009. The Society of Illustrators – LA is a professional society based in Los Angeles, founded in 1953. The mission of the Society is to promote the art and appreciation