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About Norma de Leon : Norma de Leon AKA Muxxi is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Guatemala city. Her unusual characters and creatures have given her a cult following around the world and global brands haven’t been immune to the charms of her work either. Her work has been published in magazines and books and also has appeared in many exhibitions and collaborative projects around the world. Some of her clients include: Microsoft, Andrews Mc Meel Publishing, Blik, The Stranger, Momiji HQ and Chattyfeet.
ORGANIZATION:
Freelancer

EDUCATION:
2010, Graphic Design, BA, USAC, Guatemala/Guatemala
2013, Contemporary Character Design Program, Pictoplasma Academy, Berlin/Germany

PRIVATE EXHIBITIONS:
2013 Criaturalandia, La ERRE Gallery, Guatemala, C.A.

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2010 "Dreamboat" at Start the Bus Gallery, Bristol UK
2011 The Missing Link Project (Pictoplasma Character Walk) Berlin
2011 "WeUpLift" at Creatures Creating, Toronto Canada
2011 Inkygoodness Character Totem Home-Coming exhibition at Zellig Gallery, Birmingham
2011 "When we were young" La Boca Art Cafe, Newcastle Upon Tiny UK
2011 "Dead Good" Leeds UK
2012 "Shape/Shift" Exhibition Inkygoodness & Fiend Projects Art Festival, Designcenter de Winkelhaak.
2012 The 5th Annual LADIES FIRST Art Show and Tour at Shanghai Cowgirl -538 Queen St. W. in Toronto.
2012 100 Houses Exhibition, The Tobacco Factory, UK
2013 Beermat Character Exhibition, Coningsby Gallery, London UK
2013 Scrapbook Live, The Griffin Gallery, London UK
2013 Mail Me Art "Short & Sweet", The Framers Gallery London
2013 "Not for Rental" A movie-inspired charity exhibition, 71a Gallery, London UK
2013 "Monsters Club" The Parlour Showrooms, Bristol UK
2013 "Fonzo Loves California", Dragatomi LA, CA
2014 Animated Film Festival Lisbon | MONSTRA
2014 “SEQUEL”, iam8bit Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
2014 "Out of body", Gauntlet Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2014 Pictoplasma Academy Exhibition, Urban Spree, Berlin
2014 La Guarimba Film Festival, Amantea, Italy
2014 Loch Ness & Friends, Tobaco Factory - Bristol UK
2014 Eye Candy Festival, Birmingham UK
2014 Noise Festival, London, UK
2015 Hear Me Roar, S&H Exhibition, ThePrintSpace, London UK
2015 “My Happy Place” an Exhibition to support Dandelion Support Network, Sydney, Australia.
2015 “Muxxi & Hydro74”, Rojo Bermelo Gallery, Mexico D.F.
2015 iam8bit 10th Anniversary, exhibition, Los Angeles, CA.

AWARDS:
2014, Best in Show & Outstading Illustration, Noise Festival, LONDON/UK

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2011 Issue 7, Ammo Magazine
2011 Character Design Issue 156, Computer Arts Magazine
2011 Ilogic #11, Göoo Magazine
2012 Cosmos #11, Göoo Magazine
2012 Cover for Vol. 12 #33, The Portland Mercury Newspaper
2012 Retro Edition, Revista Minima
2012 Us and Them Zine, Society6
2012 Cover for Vol 21 #20, The Stranger Newspaper
2012 Creative Review December Issue
2013 Design Awards: Do clients care? Issue 215, Computer Arts
2013 Cover for LM Magazine
2014 The Art of Muxxi, Calendar, Andrews McMill Publishing
2014 Society6 Artist Calendar, Society6
2014 Playing Arts Deck, Digital Abstracts
2014 Cover Design Issue #1 This Thing Zine
2015 Adventures in Character Design, Computer Arts Magazine
2015 Lost Time, S6 Risograph Zine

BOOKS:
2012 The Big Team Scribble!! Coloring Book, The Scribble Project
2012 All Rights Reserved Book Society6
2012 Coloring Book, Volume II, Doodlers Anonymous
2012 The Character Compendium, Pictoplasma
2013 Always Me! Self Evaluation and Self Portrait, Dopress Books
2014 Cover Design Issue No. 11 Caketrain
2014 Coloring Book, Volume IV Doodlers Anonymous
2015 Doodlers Anonymous Epic Coloring Book
2015 From Rain to Rainbows, Chronicle Books
2015 Skull & Heart, Colour Series Book #1
2015 Cover Design, Actual Cloud/Dalton Day Poems, Salo Press

ACCOLADES:
2014 Official Speaker, Behance Portfolio Review, GUATEMALA, C.A.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
Spanish (Native)
English (Intermediate)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
Adobe Illustrator, Advanced
Adobe Photoshop, Advanced

COURSES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS::
2013 Character Design, Pictoplasma Academy, BERLIN/GERMANY

CLIENTELE:
2012, Springfield Man & Woman, Tee Design
2013, Microsoft, Mouse Design
2013, Momiji HQ, Doll Design
2013, Saatchi & Saatchi Shanghai, Mural wall design
2014, Chattyfeet, Socks Design Collection
2014, Betty & Dupree, Postcards & Wrap Paper Design
2015, Mandarina Duck, Customized back pack
2015, Roboto, CD Album Cover

WEB SITE:
www.muxxi.me

REGISTRATION DATE:
2016-02-16 16:26:11

COUNTRY:
Guatemala

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Professional

Awards received by Norma de Leon


Portraits Illustration

Golden A' Design Award Winner for Graphics and Visual Communication Design Category in 2015
Muxxi for Muxxi

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