Andy Risquez

Creative Graphic Designer & Visual Artist

Miami, FL, USA
Independent Visual Artist and Creative Director with an extensive background in a variety of artistic mediums and industries. Highly experienced in graphic design, creative direction, brand development, paintings and murals. Adept at working independently and collaboratively on projects, and committed to achieving visual innovation and beauty. My work has been shown in art fairs and exhibits like: Diaspora 2011, Curators Voice Art Projects 2013, Arte America 2014, The Hangar 2015/2017, Scope 2017, Art Miami 2017, Art Basel 2018.

Andres is a graphic designer and visual artist, born in a family with strong background in art. Since childhood he was strongly influenced by visits to museums, art exhibitions, galleries, biennials, and artistic activities in general. Among his family Andres has filmmakers, artists, curators, Art Critics and musicians with international presence.

As an adult, Andres decided to study Graphic Design and Industrial Design at the Design School of Caracas, where he graduated as a Graphic Designer, took classes in painting, materials resistance among others, all of this helped him to find his passion.

He admits his work to be heavily influenced by great masters such as Keiichi Taanami, Takashi Murakami, Andy Warhol, Jean Michel Basquiat, Roy Lichstenstein and Gunter Sachs.

His work is characterized by the use of techniques like graphic synthesis and graphics, comics, halftones, templates, patterns and typography. Collage and Assemblage are key in developing many of them. The stencils and a bit of graffiti have been included in some of the pieces, including illustrations, giant icons and heroes.

Work Experience

City Lites

Graphic Designer

Semi Internship when I finished College, responsabilities where to create the surface and graphic for the Slot Machines, Signs, Neon Logos, different approach of work but resourceful and interesting.
June 2004 - October 2004 Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

FLAT Wallsticks

Graphic Artist/Designer

Create and Develop custom murals and graphics for private clients, following certain demands and patterns. Incredible experience and delivery, mainly for the kind of clients we had a relation with. From Telcel, Clement, and some super exclusive sites I had the opportunity to stamp my mark.
November 2007 - December 2008 Caracas, Venezuela

Hendrix - Grupo Inditex

Creative Director / Graphic Designer

Director and Graphic Artist Principal developing and producing a clothing line. Working with a Fashion Designer and other Graphic 3D Artist, we made a brand, and saw the whole process behind up-lifting and constructing the stores, and all the collection. We delivered 2 collections & the corporate identity.
March 2006 - October 2007 Caracas, Venezuela

BARU Urbano

Graphic Artist

Creative Direction, Graphic Art and Designs. Mural concept for indoor and outdoor criteria. Corporate Identity and Design of the establishment, anything involving the Conceptual Art and Visual Graphics.
October 2009 - July 2013 Florida, United States


Graphic Designer

Created graphics and posters for promos and ads for the entertainment industry.
June 2014 - July 2015 Miami, Florida, United States


Creative Graphic Designer & Visual Artist

As an independent Graphic Designer I have worked on a variety of projects in the past few years. Some of my work includes branding, stationary and overall graphic design for TV shows like: Masterchef Latino Season 1 and Season 2 and Food Hunters Season 1.
I have also worked outside of the US developing marketing materials for brands like Ponan Mills in
Mexico, Creative Direction for restaurants at Venezuela, Music Labels at Europe such as Routemaster, Smitten, Stay Up Forever, have developed criteria for Kinetic Music and Entertainment.
July 2015 - Present Miami, Florida, United States


IDC Instituto De Diseno De Caracas

Graphic Designer

The 3 year course is very well thought and explained, they focus on work schedule pretty tight, meaning the delivery is fast. I had a lot of fun and learned stuff that I always apply on my work.
Activities and Societies: The study of Color, Packaging, Logotype construction, Lettering, Visual Criteria
January 2000 - June 2004 Venezuela


High School

September 1985 - May 1996 Malibu, California, United States


English (Native),
Spanish (Native),


Graphic Artist & Designer



Published in Los Logos Compass





Adobe Ilustrator Mac, Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Arts Customization, Brand Development, Creative Direction, Graffiti Murals, Interior & Exterior, Lettering, Logotype Construction, Mural Design, Packaging, Stencil Criteria, The Study Of Color, Visual Criteria,

Job Description

Currently looking for a position where creative meets art. Engaging projects, producing lettering and logos with type treatment. The interiors and exteriors are other area where my criteria and experience is fully productive. Style and Fashion are also sectors inside the industry I can relate and be pro-active.