Piece description from the artist
Political illustration done for an article of "El Diario de Hoy". The national newspaper of El Salvador.
She is an illustrator with Latin American roots. Born and raised in El Salvador, Gabriela spent some years of her life traveling around South America and Canada.
After her travels she decided to follow her passion by moving to Savannah, Georgia to study arts at the renowned Savannah College of Art and Design where she earned her BFA in illustration in 2010.
Gabriela currently works as a freelance illustrator. Widely published, her work has been featured and exhibited in the US, Central America, Argentina, Canada and Italy. She specializes in the editorial and advertising area of illustration. Many of her pieces were done for clients of New York, Italy and Latin America.
Her work mostly focuses on social issues, politics, ecology, wild life, portraits, travel and culture.
Gabriela's work is mainly in watercolor, gouache, pen, ink and Photoshop. Her pieces are characterized by a variety of textures, bold lines and strong stylization.
Her main goal is to keep growing as an artist and to develop in as many areas of the illustration market as possible.