Mario Sánchez Nevado is a Spain based freelance illustrator and art director who currently runs his own studio, Aégis. The studio is focused on bringing digital art to the covers and packaging of music bands and publishing houses all over the world, and his work has been used by clients of the size of Harlequin, Hachette Education, The MDU, Envato or bands like Unexpect, Empathic, Ashent and many more.

After ten years solo work, Aégis is nowadays a consistent digital art studio with constant commercial projects that are published in between of the personal work of Sánchez Nevado. Nevado is also one of the managers of the international artistic collective Hysterical Minds. He has written several on-line workshops for PSD Tuts about digital imaging production and has been a speaker in some major events about digital art in London, Madrid , the Creative Pro Show in Rome and the Behance Portfolio Review in the Create Now gig held by Adobe. His opus has travelled worldwide, from Spain to the U.S. or La Habana (Cuba) in exhibitions like Creatives Rising, that itinerated among others, from the MoMA and Guggenheim museums in New York. His artistic labor has been recognized by the Master Award on the digital art annual Exposé by two consecutive years.

With a solid style, his conceptual art works on bringing an emotional impact to the viewer, creating tales about universal ideas and feelings easy to relate to. His usage of colors is the key of creating atmospheres that are catchy but ambiguous at the same time, meanwhile a critique to society and politics is usually found between the lines, as well as the roles we develop as emotional human beings in an historical era dominated by superficiality. His striking collection is deeply woven with bold narratives that allow the viewer to create their own vision of what they are seeing. Part magical storyteller, and part sober messenger of society’s ills, Mario’s works begs for a deeper consideration of the world around us.

  • Joined: September 2007

Journal

Aégis Illustration: New website!

My new website is up! At last this hard month of coding and headaches comes to an end… Hope you all enjoy it, it’s been done with lots of love! Don’t be shy and spread the word if you like what you see! :) / Visit Aégis Illustration!
Posted 29 days – 2 comments

MY WORK HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR SoJie 7!

MY WORK HAS BEEN NOMINATED FOR SoJie 7! / The End of the Lonely Days / by Mario Sánchez Nevado / Join me at the Juried Invitational Exhibition… / I am very excited to have my art selected, from over 46000 works of art, to exhibit in SoJie 7. SoJie 7 takes its name from the Solo Exhibition group’s Juried Invitational Exhibition. This month is only the 7th one, ever, and 73 other artist…
Posted almost 4 years – 15 comments

New website... and hello

Well well… not updating in such a while, ain’t it? I have been re-coding and re-designing my full site. I’ve been working in the same server for so many years, and it was needing a huge clean-up! So here you have a brand new site, cleaner, faster and more accessible. Maybe it lacks the personality the old one had but… I think this is the way to work now, I prefer this minimal style to focus atten…
Posted almost 4 years – 5 comments

Stealing in my house...

Hi folks… / Yesterday at night, some guys entered in my house and stole everything from my studio: computer, cameras, lenses, hard drives… they only left one hard drive (which miracoulously is the one in which my PSDs and RAWs are) and the tripod. / The total value is around 5.000 €… everything I ever needed or got… / I’ve got to buy a computer this afternoon, the ch…
Posted over 4 years – 6 comments