Biography

MRKA treats his projects as an unquenchable obsession. His passion for seriality can be seen throughout his work. His creations are versatile in both style and medium.

MRKA was born and raised in Madrid. He moved to New York and attended Parsons The New School for Design. The transition to the United States has pumped his work ethic into overdrive. His work has been featured at galleries and exhibitions in Madrid, New York, Bogota, Buenos Aires and Miami including Wallplay, Museo Mar and The Cooper Union. He has been invited to speak at Universidad de Salamanca and Central Saint Martins in London. He has been commissioned by Alejandro Sanz, Martha Cooper, Felipe Pantone and Selina Miles amongst others. His commercial work includes clients such as HBO, NASA and WUTANG.

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Representation

New York (US)

Wallplay at New Inc
Contact Laura

Madrid (ESP)

Atelier Des Jeunes
Contact Patricio

Munich (GER)

100 for 10
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Scope of Work

Art Direction
Branding
Creative Direction
Editorial Design
Exhibition Design
Experiential Design
Identity Design
Illustration
Interactive Design
Motion Graphics
Naming
Package Design
Typography
Web Design

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Awards & Publications

2018 Utility Writers (TBD)
2018 Felipe Pantone – Praesentia (TBD)
2018 1000by100, 100for10 (Melville Design)
2017 American ABCD (Paripé Books)
2016 Print Mag, Regional Design Award
2016 Shake, 100for10 (Melville Design)
2016 Baselgeddon (Andrew Kaufman)
2016 First Five Years (ConArtist Collective)
2016 Post Future, Issue 1 (Wallplay)
2016 Typograph Journal, Vol.04 (Typograph Her)
2015 Typography 36 (Type Directors Club)
2015 Slanted 26, New York Issue (Slanted)
2015 Recens Paper, Observe Issue (Recens)
2015 TDC 61 Award (Type Directors Club)
2012 Vanity Fair, February Issue (Vanity Fair)
2011 Adobe Award, Motion Graphics Semi-Final
2010 Refused Magazine, Wutang Issue

Clients

Amazon
AriZona (Mirrorball)
CNN (CA2)
Havas
HBO
Hyundai (M4)
La Carreta
Mistura Ice Cream
NASA
New Balance
Newport (Mirrorball)
Pepsi (M4)
Perrier (Mirrorball)
Samsung (M4)
Unilever
Univision
Versailles Restaurant
Wutang Clan

Exhibitions, Lectures & Residencies

2017 Wallplay AR, Art Basel, Miami
2017 Satellite Art Fair, ConArtist, Miami
2017 WED Festival, Matadero, Madrid
2017 Wayside of Versailles, Miami
2017 100for10, The Lovelace, Munich
2017 NHRL Identity, III Points Festival, Miami
2017 100for10, Container Kollectiv, Munich
2017 Limited 51, Visto Images, Paris
2017 Superdollar, ConArtist, NYC
2016 Raw Project, Eneida Elementary, Miami
2016 100for10, Kimset Gallery, Munich
2016 Maggie Knox, White Dot Gallery, Miami
2016 Young NYers, 160 W Broadway, NYC
2016 Major Street Art Auction, FAAM, Miami
2015 Time’s Now, Central St Martins, London
2015 Banderole, Kingston University, London
2015 Maggie’s Gift Shop, III Points, Miami
2015 Alumni Exhibition, Parsons, NYC
2015 Feria Del Millón, Cto. Textura, Bogotá
2015 Trimarchi, Museo Mar, Buenos Aires
2015 Collage Culture, ConArtist, NYC
2015 TDC61, The Cooper Union, NYC
2015 Unilever’s Artist in Residence, NYC
2015 Young NYers, Joseph Gross, NYC
2015 Penta Bien, Blank Space, NYC
2014 Raw Project, JD Middle School, Miami
2014 Salonukah, Trestle Gallery, NYC
2014 Festina Lente, Create Collect, Miami
2014 83M80, Wallplay, NYC
2014 Free Arts, Bath House, NYC
2014 Go With The Flaw, ConArtist, NYC
2014 ADJ, Reebok Creative Hub, Madrid
2014 Conf. Ref., Univ. de Salamanca
2014 Collectors Fair, Create Collet, Miami
2013 See Me, Scope, Miami
2013 Speed of Dreams, Create Collect, Miami
2013 WU HA 2020, Wallplay, NYC
2013 Secret Walls, Brooklyn, NYC
2012 Gregg Shienbaum Fine Art, Miami
2012 WU500MG, Buzzart Gallery, Miami
2012 Conosco Project, Reverse, NYC
2011 Secret Wars, Brooklyn, NYC
2011 Wutang Grassroots, Gallery 151, NYC