About

ANDRÉ CARRILHO is a designer, illustrator, cartoonist, animator and caricature artist, based in Lisbon, Portugal.
He has won several national and international prizes and has shown his work in group and solo exhibitions in Brazil, China, Czech Republic, France, Portugal, Spain and USA.
In 2002 he was awarded the Gold Award for Illustrator’s Portfolio by the Society for News Design (USA), one of the most prestigious illustration awards in the world.
His work has been published by The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, New York Magazine, Standpoint, Independent on Sunday, NZZ am Sonntag, Word Magazine, Harper’s Magazine and Diário de Notícias, among other publications.
In 2004 he teamed up with programmer/dj/musician Nuno Correia to develop interactive/generative visuals under the name Video Jack. He has also directed a short animated movie called “Dinner in Lisbon”, with script and music by JP Simões.
In 2008 he created with producer and writer João Paulo Cotrim a project of animated editorial cartoons called Spam Cartoon, with the collaboration of illustrators Cristina Sampaio and João Fazenda.

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PRESS CLIPPINGS AND INTERVIEWS

TV interview for Montra do Lilau, TDM, Macau, China, April 2, 2014 (in portuguese)
Ponto Final, Macau, China, interview by Claudia Aranda, March 28, 2014 (in portuguese)
Hoje Macau, interview by José Mendes (in portuguese), Jan 17, 2014
Great Design, July 11, 2012
• Direct Arts, April 2012
Interview for Up Magazine, by Maria João Veloso, September 1, 2011.
Hoje Macau, July 18, 2011 (in portuguese)
Jornal de Notícias, July 2, 2011 (in portuguese)
• Computer Arts, January 2011
• XFuns Magazine, Taiwan, December 2009
• Há Conversa, com Isabel Angelino, RTP África, 2009 *
• Guia da Noite, by Rodrigo Cortez, 2008 *
NS Magazine, May 10, 2008 (in portuguese)
Diário de Notícias, April 29, 2008 (in portuguese)
Book review – O Vírus da Vida, by JP Simões, Editora Sextante. Published in Visão, October 4, 2007 (in portuguese)
Book review – André Carrilho – O Rosto do Alpinista, by João Paulo Cotrim, Assírio & Alvim. Published in Visão, July 26, 2007 (in portuguese)
Magazine T, January 2007 (in portuguese)
• Santos da Casa, Radio Universidade de Coimbra, 11.02.2008 (19.00h)
• Câmara Clara, by Paula Moura Pinheiro, RTP2, 14.10.2007 (22.30h)
• Por Outro Lado, by Ana Sousa Dias, RTP2, 09.10.2007 (23.30h)
• Histórias e Músicas, by Jorge Afonso, Antena 1, 05.10.2007 (00.12h)
Páginas Soltas, by Bárbara Guimarães, SIC Notícias, 10.7.2007 (20.45h) (in portuguese)
• Radio Radar, 8.7.2007 (12.00h) and 9.7.2007 (19.00h)
• 3×3 Magazine of Contemporary Illustration (USA), by Luís Lázaro, April 2007
• Radio Clube Português, 30.4.2007
• Expresso (Única), by Alexandra Carita, 14.4.2007
• Diário de Notícias (DN Magazine), by Ricardo Rodrigues, 2007
Selecções do Reader’s Digest, by Anabela Mota Ribeiro (in portuguese), 2006
• Alice, 2005
• Jornal de Letras, 1997

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BOOKS

Caricature, Cartoon and Illustration
• Frente & Verso, exhibition catalogue, by João Paulo Cotrim, Galeria Diário de Notícias, 2008
O Vírus da Vida, by J. P. Simões, Sextante Editora, 2007
André Carrilho-O Rosto do Alpinista, by João Paulo Cotrim, Assírio & Alvim, 2007
• Linha, Ponto e Vírgula, exhibition catalogue, Casa de Camilo . Museu – Centro de Estudos, 2006
• Fotomaton, collection Imagens de Bolso nº1, Bedeteca de Lisboa, 2000

Comic Books
• Em Lume Brando, Edições Polvo, 2002

Children’s Books
You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?!, by Jonah Winter, Schwartz & Wade Books, Random House Children’s Books, 2009.
Porch Lies, by Patricia McKissack, Schwartz & Wade Books, Random House Children’s Books, 2006.

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CLIENTS

33 Thoughts, 5280 Magazine (Denver, USA), American Prospect, Architectural ReviewBillboard, Briefing, Boston Magazine, CTT, Courrier Japon, Courrier International, Corriere dela Sera, Diário Económico, Diário de Notícias, Egoísta, Exame, Expresso, Fortune, GQ, Haleyburian, Harper’s Magazine, The Independent on Sunday, Jornal de Negócios, Los Angeles magazineMáxima, El Mundo, More Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, NZZ am Sonntag, O Magazine, El País, Parade Magazine, Paralelo, Ponto Final (Macau), Público, Reader’s Digest, Ronnie Scott’s, Sábado, San Diego Reader, Show People Magazine, Standpoint, Toronto Life, US Banker, Vanity Fair, The Wall Street JournalWaitrose Food Illustrated, Word Magazine.

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AWARDS, HONORS AND EXHIBITIONS

2014
• Estado de Graça, individual exhibition at the Casa da Cultura, Setúbal, Portugal, April 11 through May 11.
• Inércia, individual exhibition of travel drawings, Galeria Abysmo, 7-28 February.
• Illustration for a spread in The Independent on Sunday that won an Award of Excelence at the Best of News Design Competition, SND 35, in the Feature Design Pages category. With art director Colin Wilson and deputy art director Sarah Morley.
• Cover illustration and lettering for Volta ao Mundo, Award for Best Magazine Cover at the Prémios M&P, Portugal.
• First Prize at the Nelson Mandela Special Caricature Award, Porto Cartoon 2014.
• Silver Medal Award, in the Single Image Category, at the Annual Comic and Cartoon Art Competition, Society of Illustrators, USA, with the Mandela cartoon.

2013
• Gold Medal at the 3×3 Pro Show, Comics/Cartoon category, with the illustration Pigs vs PIIGS
• Merit at the 3×3 Pro Show, Animation category, with the animation Euro Snail
• Merit at the 3×3 Pro Show, Comics/Cartoon category, with the Freedom of Speech cartoon.
• Merit at the 3×3 Pro Show, Editorial-Conceptual category, with the Obamacare vs Supreme Court illustration.
• Merits at the 3×3 Pro Show, Editorial-Portraits category, with portraits of Hugh Laurie, Rowan Atkinson, Lena Durham and Paul Ryan, Public Enemy.
• Invited by Taschen to be featured in the book 100 Illustrators, by Steven Heller and Julius Wiedemann. This book features the work of 100 top illustrators around the world.
(http://www.taschen.com/pages/en/catalogue/design/all/43404/facts.100_illustrators.htm)
• Ilustra 33, group exhibition curated by Jorge Silva, featuring 33 portuguese illustrators. At Central Station, Lisbon, 22-26 May

2012
• Boarding Pass, solo exhibition at the General Consulate of Portugal in Maputo, Mozambique, April 2, 2013
• Solo exhibition at the Portuguese Bookshop, as part of the Script Road – Macau Literary Festival, China, February 4.
• Selected for the American Illustration 31 book, with the illustration Lady Gaga vs Beyoncé (The New Yorker).

2011
Grand Prize of Press Illustration at the Prémio Stuart de Desenho de Imprensa, organized by El Corte Inglés and Casa da Imprensa, Portugal, to the illustration Wikileaks, by André Carrilho and Luís Lázaro, published in Diário de Notícias.
• Selected to be featured in the 3×3 Pro Show, organized by 3×3 Magazine of Contemporary Illustration (USA).
• Invited to be featured in the book Illustration Now! Portraits, by Julius Widemann, published by Taschen. The book includes the work of 80 portraiture artists around the world.
Honorable Mention at World Press Cartoon 2011, with the caricature Oilbama, published in New York Magazine, June 7, 2010.
• Solo exhibition at Galerie Pod Petrovem, Brno, Check Republic, April 17.

2010
California Reading Association’s Eureka! Nonfiction Children’s Book Award, Silver Honor, to You Never Heard of Sandy Koufax?! (2009) by Jonah Winter and illustrated by André Carrilho; Schwartz & Wade Books.
Award of Excelence, by the Society for News Design, 32nd Edition, for the Caricature of Andy Murray and Roger Federer, published in The Independent on Sunday.

2009
Edição Ler – Booktailors Award, to the Book Vírus da Vida, by JP Simões, illustrated by André Carrilho, Sextante Editora, 2009

2008
Solo exhibition of caricature and illustration, titled Frente & Verso, curated by João Paulo Cotrim, at Galeria Diário de Notícias, Lisbon, Portugal.
Honorable Mention of Caricature at World Press Cartoon, with the caricature Bush Does Latin-America.
Award of Excelence in the category of Illustration Single, awarded by the Society for News Design (EUA), 29th edition, with the caricature Britney Spears published in La Luna de Metropoli, El Mundo.
Award of Excelence in the category of Illustration Single, awarded by the Society for News Design (EUA), 29th edition, with the caricature John Travolta in Hair published in La Luna de Metropoli, El Mundo.
Award of Excelence in the category of Magazines Cover Design, awarded by the Society for News Design (EUA) to the La Luna de Metropoli cover, El Mundo, that features the illustration John Travolta in Hair. In this award are included Rodrigo Sanchez (Art Director) and Carmelo Caderot (Design Director).

2007
• Invited to be featured in the book Illustration Now! 2, edited by Julius Widemann and published by Taschen.
Award of Excelence in the category of Illustration Individual Portfolio, awarded by the Society for News Design (EUA), 28th edition. Award given to the work published in Diário de Notícias in 2006.
Award of Excelence in the category 03Af News Design/Page(s) A-Section/Tabloid 49,999 and under, awarded by the Society for News Design (EUA), 28th edition, with the illustration Sócrates and the Budget.
Award of Excelence in the Magazines Cover design category, awarded by the Society for News Design (EUA), 28th edition, with the illustration Intellectuals.
Revelation Award by the Festival de Cinema da Covilhã to the short animated movie Dinner in Lisbon.
Best Movie Award and Best Director Award given by the audience of Festival de Cinema da Covilhã to the short animated movie Dinner in Lisbon.
Honorable Mention at Caminhos do Cinema Português festival, in Coimbra, to the short animated movie Dinner in Lisbon.
Best Portuguese Movie Award given by FICA-Festival Internacional de Cinema do Algarve to the short animated movie Dinner in Lisbon.

2006
• 2nd Prize at World Press Cartoon – Sintra 2006, in the category of Caricature.
• Solo Exhibition of Caricature at Salão de Caricatura de Ourense (Galicia, Spain).
• Solo Exhibition of Caricature at Casa de Camilo . Museu – Centro de Estudos (V. N. Famalicão). Titled Linha, Ponto e Vírgula, this show featured 80 caricatures of international writers, drawn between 1998 and 2006.
• Featured in the anual catalog American Illustration 25, with work done for Harper’s magazine (USA). Of 6500 entries, 280 were selected.
• Grand Prize of Press Illustration at the Prémio Stuart de Desenho de Imprensa organized by El Corte Inglés and Casa da Imprensa, Portugal.
• Selection of the book Porch Lies by Patricia McKissack, illustrated by André Carrilho, to the Original Art Show of the Society of Illustrators (New York City, USA)
• Illustration Award at the Eight European Newspaper Award, for the body of work published in Diário de Notícias in 2006.
• Illustrations for the pages awarded with a Section Front Pages Award at the Eight European Newspaper Award, for the Independent on Sunday.

2005
• 3rd Prize at World Press Cartoon – Sintra 2005, in the category of Caricature.
• Award of Excelence in the category of Illustration Individual Portfolio by the Society for News Design (EUA), 26th edition, for the illustration work developed for The New York Times in 2004.
• Award of Excelence in the category of Illustration, by the Society for News Design / Spain to the illustration “Santana Plays Cards” published in Expresso.

2004
• Solo Exhibition of Caricature and Comics at the Festival Internacional de Banda Desenhada da Amadora 2004, Portugal.
• Solo Exhibition of Caricature at Cinanima 2004, Portugal.

2003
• Zé Pacóvio e Grilinho Trophy- best drawn portuguese comic book, awarded by the Festival Internacional de Banda Desenhada da Amadora 2003 (14th edition) to the comic book Em Lume Brando, published by Polvo in 2002.
• Award of Best Portuguese Comic Book by the Sobreda BD 2003 festival, to the comic book Em Lume Brando.

2002
• 1st Prize of Caricature at the XVI Salão Nacional Humor de Imprensa – Oeiras 2002, Portugal.
• 3rd Prize of Caricature ex-aequo at the IV PortoCartoon-World Festival, Portugal.
• Gold Award in the category of Illustration Portfolio, by the Society for News Design (EUA), 23rd edition. Award given to the work published in Público, in 2001.
• Award of Excelence in the category of Illustration Single by the Society for News Design (EUA) 23rd edition. Award given to the cover illustration Jazz in Paris, in Mil Folhas supplement, Público.

2001
• 1st Prize of Caricature at XV Salão Nacional Humor de Imprensa – Oeiras 2001, Portugal.
• Featured in the group exhibition at Salon Internacional de Caricature de St. Just, France.

2000
• Featured in the Mostra de Ilustração Portuguesa of Salão Lisboa 2000, Portugal.
• Solo Exhibition of Caricature at Salão Lisboa 2000, Portugal.
• Invited to be included in the Mostra de Humor Luso-Brasileiro, that featured seven selected artists from Portugal and seven from Brazil. The exhibition opening was in Portugal at Casino Estoril, having been subsequently shown in Rio de Janeiro, Recife, S. Paulo, Brasília, Salvador, Belo Horizonte and, back to Portugal, in Oporto.
• Solo Exhibition at the 27º Salão Internacional de Humor de Piracicaba – Brazil.
• Featured in the group exhibition at the Salon Internacional de Caricature de St. Estève, France.
• Honored at the XI Festival Internacional de Banda Desenhada da Amadora—Amadora Cartoon/00, Portugal.

1999
• Grand Prize at the XIII Salão Nacional Humor de Imprensa – Oeiras ’99, Portugal.
• Featured in the Mostra de Ilustração Portuguesa at the Salão Lisboa ’99, Portugal.
• Featured in the exhibition 100 Anos de Cidadania (100 Years of Citizenship) organized by the Presidency of the Republic (Portugal), with the comic “A Herança de Manuel de Maio”, written by João Paulo Simões.
• Featured in the exhibition and book Para Além dos Olivais organized by Bedeteca de Lisboa.

1998
• Invited to be a part of the portuguese delegation and exhibition at the Salon de Bande Dessinée de Angoulème ’98 – France.
• 1st Prize Villa Madrid-Historieta Comic at the competition Jovenes Criadores Ibero-Americanos organized by the Alcaldia Mayor de Madrid, Spain.
• 1st Prize of Caricature at the XII Salão Nacional Humor de Imprensa – Oeiras ’98, Portugal.
• Featured in the Mostra de Ilustração Portuguesa at the Salão Lisboa ‘98, Portugal.

1997
• Honorable Mention at the Mostra de Jovens Criadores ’97, in the Comics category.

1994
• Featured in the VIII Salão Nacional Humor de Imprensa – Oeiras ’94, Portugal.

1992
• Solo Exhibition of cartoon and caricature at Galeria Kuarto, Macau, China.

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