Menu
The New Contemporary Art Magazine

Daniela Gallego’s Intimate Illustrations

Colombia-born illustrator Daniela Gallego crafts intimate, whimsical illustrations that move between the fantastic and the deeply human. She has created pieces for children's books and commercial clients while crafting her own gallery work. For effect, the artist often uses reflections and shadows to add a wondrous quality to her images.

Colombia-born illustrator Daniela Gallego crafts intimate, whimsical illustrations that move between the fantastic and the deeply human. She has created pieces for children’s books and commercial clients while crafting her own gallery work. For effect, the artist often uses reflections and shadows to add a wondrous quality to her images.

“Daniela has been looking for some years a tangible way to share her point of view, experimenting with various techniques including paper, pencils and colors,” says a statement from Toi Gallery. “Her work is whimsical and magic, with a warm color palette that will brighten up your home with delight.”

She has worked with both traditional and digital techniques. See more of her work below.

Meta
Share
Facebook
Reddit
Pinterest
Email
Related Articles
Colombian illustrator Carolina Rodriguez Fuenmayor crafts riveting, cerebral scenes. Though her work often features solitary figures, much of her themes seem to stem from a universal sensibility. And in much of her work, unexpected hues and amorphous, enveloping forms underscore the works’ psychological nature.
In Jillian Denby’s voyeuristic, yet expansive paintings, people engage in both everyday activity as well as the unexpected. When viewed as a whole, her scenes offer a connectedness between its parties that each likely couldn’t see themselves. With works like "Genius of the River Chases Away The Frenzy of Art," the reality of what’s human and what’s art itself is blurred. “Nature can be overwhelming and landscape a little removed. With that in mind and viewing it directly, I try to acknowledge its presence, while conceptualizing a fragile observational dialogue,” the artist has said.
The vibrant work of Egle Zvirblyte carries both humor and energy, whether following a narrative or more direct, lighthearted messages. The Lithuanian artist, currently based in London, moves between personal and illustration work. The work finds kinship in artists like Parra and fellow European artists blending Lowbrow and European artists following the flattened, direct illustrations of Rene Magritte.
Wesley Hubbard, who works under the moniker "Wooden Cyclops," crafts wild works that often have his followers attributing his output to taking psychedelics. The artist's illustrations have been crafted for both websites and bands like Portugal. The Man (which at one point employed Hubbard on keyboard duties).

Subscribe to the Hi-Fructose Mailing List