Álvaro Tapia Hidalgo

Chile Graphic Designer Illustration

Álvaro Tapia Hidalgo is a graphic designer and illustrator born in Chile. After graduating from Universidad de Valparaiso, he went on to Escuela de Cine de Chile to specialize in Film Studies. Since 2000, Alvaro has worked as Art Director in design projects and as Film Editor and Post-producer in audiovisual projects. Since 2011, he has been working as a full-time illustrator. His illustration work uses a combination of traditional techniques and digital image processing. He has collaborated with print media such as The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Wired, Rolling Stone, New Republic, Forbes, Harper’s Bazaar, etc.

He is currently based in Viña del Mar, Chile.