Illustration, Design, Printmaking, Comics.

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Illustration, Graphic Design, Concept Art and Comics.

BRANDING

COMICS

PRINTMAKING

ILLUSTRATION

BOOKS

EXHIBITIONS

EVENTS / TABLES

COLLECTIONS

  • University of Iowa 2019

    Special Collections Library

  • Baylor University Library 2017

    Special collections

  • University of Utah Marriott Library 2016

    Special collections

  • OTIS College 2016

    Library collection

  • Minnesota Center for Book Arts 2015-2018

    Co-op Artist Collection

PUBLISHED / FEATURED

SPEAKING / RESIDENCIES

  • Guest Speaker 2020

    UNI Art in Action" Series

  • Guest Speaker 2020

    1Million Cups

  • Guest Speaker 2019

    UNI Young Entrepeneurs Club

  • Mentorship 2015

    MCBA / Jerome Book Arts Mentorship Series V

  • Presenter 2012

    Symposium on Undergraduate Research & Creative Expression

  • Guest Lecture 2012

    Iowa State University GDSA

AWARDS

  • Art Directors Association Iowa 2021

    Self-Promo, Wedding Invitations

  • Art Directors Association Iowa 2012

    Identity, Editorial

  • Art Directors Association Iowa 2011

    Illustration, Packaging

  • Brass Ring Awards 2011

    Three-dimensional

Design and development by me. All work by Brandon Alvarado © 2022

hello(at)brandonalvarado.com

2022

Iowa Oktobefest

Event Poster

Illustrated event poster for Iowa Oktoberfest 2022 in Waterloo, Iowa

Iowa Oktoberfest 2022 Poster

2021

Iowa Irish Fest

Letterpress Poster

3-color letterpress poster for Iowa Irish Fest in Waterloo, Iowa.

Iowa Irish Fest 2021 Poster

2021

Brown Farms Transfer, LLC.

Logo Design

Logo design for Brown Farms Transfer, LLC. in La Porte City, Iowa.

Brown Farms Transfer Logo

2021

Legendary Fitness

Logo Design

Logo for Legendary Fitness based in Maryland.

Legendary Fitness Logo

2020

Zach's Mexican Donuts

Singlespeed Brewing • Letterpress Coasters

Letterpress printed coster design for SingleSpeed Brewing.

Zach's Mexican Donuts Coasters

2019

Anton's Garden

Brand Identity

Logo and identity for Anton's Garden, an outdoor beer garden based in Downtown Waterloo, Iowa.

2017

Learn How to Make Love

PERISCOPE • Branding

Identity system for the 2017 Internship program at PERISCOPE.

Learn How to Make Love Branding

2016

UnitedHealth Group

Iconography

Identity system for the 2017 Internship program at PERISCOPE.

UnitedHealth Group Interface Icons

2015

Rank Crankers

Brand Identity

Identity system for the 2017 Internship program at PERISCOPE.

Rank Crankers hero

2014

Yukon Partners

Website

Website visual design and branding for Yukon Partners a mezzanine financing firm in Minnesota.

Yukon Partners Hero

2014

übl design

Website

Website visual design and branding for übl design, an architecture studio in North Dakota.

übl design Hero Image

2014

USI

Brand Identity

Brand identity for United Subcontractors Incorporated.

USI Logo

2019

Deseo

Music Video Titlecard

Typographic design for the 2019 Music Video DESEO by The High Curbs. Directed by Joel Villegas Saldaña.

Deseo Title Card

2019

The Timelord Cometh

Poster

Letterpress broadside poster.
8" x 18"

Timelord Cometh Broadside

2015

Die Schrift Unserer Zeit

Letterpress print

8" x 10"

Die Schift letterpress print

2012

Diaspora

Editorial

Editorial layout design

2011

Brodovitch

Art Book

Book on Art Director Alexey Brodovitch.

2021

Il Re Giovanni

Commission

Digital painting commission art

Il Re Giovanni Painting

2020

Scream Nouveau

Art Print

Art Nouveau inspired art print for Venom in Denim.

Scream Nouveau Illustration

2020

Big Moon

Illozine 33

Illustration submission for Illozine 33

Big Moon Art Print

2020

Alone Time

Comic

CV Drink N Draw Collaboration Zine

Alone Time Comic

2020

God is Coming

Digital Illustration

Digital illustration for Venom in Denim.

Venom in Denim Illustration

2020

On Tyranny

Comic

CV Drink N Draw Collaboration Zine

On Tyranny

2019

Along Came a Spider

llustration

Illustration for Venom in Denim.

"Along Came a Spider" Spider-Man Illustration

2019

The Future

Illozine 30 • Comic

Comic submission for Illozine 31.

The Future illustrated comic

2020

Daredevil

Digital Illustration

Digital illustration.

Daredevil Illustration

2019

Horror Comic

Illozine 31 • Comic

Risograph printed comic submission for Illozine 31.

Horror Comic

2020

Beware the Goblin

Digital Illustration

Personal art.

Beware the Goblin Illustration

2019

Who Knows

Comic

Silent comic. Risograph print.

Who Knows comic

2019

Tehrangeles

Poster

Illustrated poster design for the short film Tehrangeles, directed by Saumene Mehrdady.

Tehrangeles

2019

Mycelia

Art Print

Two-color risograph art print. 8.5" x 11".

Mycelia art print

2012

Live in Color

Papercraft

Papercraft Illustration

2019

Disco-Bolus

Art Print

Risograph art print.

Disco-Bolus art print

2018

Perception Check

Illozine 24

Illustrated submission for Illozine 24. Letterpress and gouache.

Perception Check Art Print

2018

Black And Blue

Risograph Print

Illustration Art Print.

Black And Blue Illustration

2018

Subterra

Poster

llustrated poster design for the short-film Subterra, directed by Joel Villegas Saldaña

Subterra Movie Poster

2018

Mycorrhiza

Comic series

Selected page.

Mycorrhiza page

2016

PG-20

Letterpress print

Two-color letterpress print.

2016

PG-20

Letterpress print

Two-color letterpress print.

PG-20 Letterpress Print

2019

Another Month of Drawings

Zine

Risograph printed zine. 24 pages

Another Month of Drawings

2018

Nocturne in E-Flat

Zine

Risograph printed zine. 24 pages

Nocture in E-Flat Zine Spread

2018

The Timelord Cometh Pamphlet

Zine

Risograph pamphlet zine.

The Timelord Cometh Pamphlet

2018

One Month of Drawings

Comic Zine

Zine of comics from "Mycorrhiza". Risograph printed. 32 Pages.

One Month of Drawings

2020

Blue/Grey

Letterpress print

Two-color letterpress print. 12"x17.5"

Blue/Grey Art Print

2021

California Quail

Letterpress print commission

4-color letterpress print. 13" x 19".

California Quail Art

2020

Red/Yellow/Black

Letterpress print

Three-color letterpress print. 11"x14"

Red/Yellow/Black Print

2020

Tumble

Letterpress print

Three-color letterpress print.

Tumble Print

2019

Snake

Linocut

Four-color linocut relief print. 8" x 10".

Snake Relief Print

2017

Rulebook No. 17-001

Artbook

Typographic Installation for The Soap Factory's 2014 Volunteer Biennial.

Rulebook No. 17-001 Spread

2016

MCBA Jerome Series V

Group Exhibition

Typographic Installation for The Soap Factory's 2014 Volunteer Biennial.

MCBA / Jerome Series V

2016

Scrollpoems

Art Book

Letterpress and typewriter printed books. Created for the MCBA / Jerome Series V Book Arts Mentorship.

Scroll Poem !

2014

Silver Linings

Installation

Typographic Installation for The Soap Factory's 2014 Volunteer Biennial.

Silver Linings Installation
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