Carlos Quiterio

Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
Carlos Quitério is a visual artist living and working in the Portuguese west coast.

Since 2002 he has been working on both digital and analog mediums for clients and art projects, keeping different aesthetic styles on each discipline. He illustrates interpretations of scenes, concepts, objects and people in a unique way, also draws representations of sometimes surreal scenes, sometimes structured intense compositions, made from spontaneously organized thoughts, natural and artificial shapes, all structured from line-work.

Work Experience


Illustrator, Designer, Fine-Artist

All relevant projects listed at
January 2000 - Portugal

Flaunt Magazine

Contributor - Illustration

Monthly illustrator for the column "World View" featuring articles and chronicles by invited contributors, such as Alanis Morrissette, Tom Ford, Giorgio Armani, Andy Richter, Omar Epps, amongst many others.
June 2003 - January 2005 Los Angeles, California, United States



Illustrated Nike Woman storyboard concept for online and interactive campaigns.
May 2004 - June 2004 San Francisco, California, United States

Museum Of Contemporary Arts

Illustrator, invited artist.

Designed and illustrated seasonal postcards for MOCA's store and retail distribution.
April 2004 - January 2005 Los Angeles, California, United States

Re-searcher Artists Rep

Designer, Webdesigner, represented artist

Since it's beginning, together with Paula Balreira, I've helped define Re-searcher Artists rep visual identity, along with projects, core concept and other graphic supports. In the present, I'm currently collaborating in it's most recent project, "Re-searcher Gallery and Bookshop".
September 2003 - Lisbon, Portugal


Spanish (Conversational),
English (Advanced),
Portuguese (Fluent),


Drawing, Illustration, Illustrator, Painting, Portraits, Posters, Set Design, Silk-Screen Printing, T-shirt Design, User Interfaces, Wall Decor, Photoshop, Web Design,

Additional Information

He currently works as illustrator and designer, while keeping an intense focus and dedication onto the drawing and painting processes – developing personal and collective projects, while exhibiting and tutoring workshops.

His academic background in Graphic Design and Fine-arts allowed him to develop and explore unusual artistic avenues. As a result of his passion for merging different mediums, styles and techniques, he has reached a point where he managed to apply all the required inputs into different fields and markets of visual arts, commercially, commissioned or individually.

Carlos Quitério has worked and contributed for editorials like Flaunt Magazine, The New York Times, among others. Now, his work is regularly featured by several of Portugal’s leading magazines and newspapers (such as Visão magazine or Expresso weekly newspaper), he has also produced works for Nike, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, R.J.Reynolds (Camel), Seat (cars), Ssang Young, Optimus Mobile, and other Portuguese and international brands, products and companies. Has also exhibited at CCCB Barcelona, several galleries, institutions and ‘underground’ spots across the American, Asian and European continents, as well as, in several fine-art events in Portugal.