Alexei Vella
Illustration, Toronto Ontario Canada
 
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Brief Summary
Alexei Vella (b. Tal-Pietà, Malta, 1983) is an award winning interdisciplinary artist and illustrator based in Toronto, Canada, with clients throughout Canada, Europe and the United States.

He is represented exclusively by Richard Salzman of Salzman International
+1.212.997.0115   
rs@salzint.com
www.salzint.com


Clients
Recent clients include: Howler Magazine, NYU Law Magazine, Variety Magazine, Mother Jones, Wired UK, Canadian Lawyer, Plansponsor, The Globe And Mail, HOW Magazine, Macworld, Canadian Lawyer, Canadian Family, Canadian Business, DimeStore films and Shatterglass Studios.
Professional Experience
Alexei Vella specializes in creating images that are striking and complex, sensual yet undeniably intellectually involving. In order to achieve this unique look, Vella employs a complex colour palette, an eclectic application of graphics and texture, and a sophisticated use of antiquated surfaces.

He received a Bachelor of Applied Arts in Interpretive Illustration from Sheridan College, where he was a recipient of multiple awards and scholarships. After graduation he went on to pursue a freelance career in illustration and design where he became noticed and won many professional awards for his signature style. This recognition gave him the opportunity to exhibit in many shows internationally.

In the Spring of 2011 Alexei completed his MFA at OCAD University’s Interdisciplinary Master’s in Art, Media & Design program.
Awards and Recognition
American Illustration 26, 27 & 28 - ‘Selected’
Creative Quarterly 8 & 12
Creative Quarterly Best of '07 - Hon. Mention
CMYK: Call For Aspiring Creatives 43
Applied Arts Illustration Awards 17, 18 & 19
Applied Arts Student Awards
3×3 Illustration Annual 6 & 7 - Pro Show
3×3 Illustration Annual 4 - Student Show
 
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