David Sánchez

David Sánchez, born in Madrid in 1977, is a self-taught illustrator and graphic novelist, he started working as an illustrator creating the Mong T-shirt brand, for which he made all the designs from 2003 to 2013.

He has designed several collections for the publisher Errata Naturae and is the illustrator of a good part of their books. In 2006 he began collaborating with publications such as Rolling Stone, Cinemanía, Man, Don, Vice, The Country of Temptations, Tapas, Forbes, El Semanal, Papel, El Mundo, Telos, Yorokobu, Ronda Iberia and La Luna de Metropoli, among others. David Sánchez has also worked for advertising agencies, with clients such as Abanca, Nestlé or Dyc and has collaborated with the online gallery Vidas de Papel.

In 2010 he published the graphic novel You have killed me, for which he received the Prize for the Revelation Author at the Barcelona International Comic Fair. He is also the author of the graphic novels No cambies nunca (2012), La muerte en los ojos (2012), Videojuegos (2013), A million years (2017) and co-author of Museomaquia with Santiago García, a graphic novel commissioned by Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum. In addition, two of his graphic novels have been nominated as the best national pieces at the Barcelona International Comic Fair.

He has also illustrated the books Con dos huevos (2014) and Cagando leches (2015) by Héloïse Guerrier, El destripador by Robert Desnos, Paul is dead and other urban legends of rock and Kubrick on the moon, by Héctor Sánchez. In 2013 he was part of the collective exhibition Pansy and Lowbrow with paintings and sculptures, in the Espai Tactel art gallery, which led him to create the art toy brand Langosta Toys.

David Sánchez has also been part of the international jury of the first Illustration Biennial in Mexico, together with Gary Baseman, Matthew Cruickshank, McBess and Malika Favre.

 

 

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