Curt Merlo's Profile

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Curt is an artist and illustrator with a leaning toward the editorial field. Curt Merlo’s editorial illustrations have been seen in the following notable publications:

The Mckinsey Quarterly / Bloomberg Businessweek / Scientific American / FREE mag / Village Voice / LA Weekly / Ebony/ 5280

His work has also been recognized in the 3x3 Illustration Annual No.8, No.11 and Gestalten’s book Illustration Unlimited. Curt recently finished his first illustrated novel titled Parabolis, a 336 page art novel. Parabolis was published in 2013 by Saboteur Press. Curt's work has also appeared on album covers and in movies.

Living in Southern California, Curt has an affinity for comic books, retro commercialism and anything mid-century. Curt studied painting at the University of California Irvine, but…

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  • Joined November 24, 2009

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Graphite, Vintage Print Materials, Ink, Knife, Acetone, Old printers, Photoshop, Illustrator, Wifes Cooking

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About

Curt is an artist and illustrator with a leaning toward the editorial field. Curt Merlo’s editorial illustrations have been seen in the following notable publications:

The Mckinsey Quarterly / Bloomberg Businessweek / Scientific American / FREE mag / Village Voice / LA Weekly / Ebony/ 5280

His work has also been recognized in the 3x3 Illustration Annual No.8, No.11 and Gestalten’s book Illustration Unlimited. Curt recently finished his first illustrated novel titled Parabolis, a 336 page art novel. Parabolis was published in 2013 by Saboteur Press. Curt's work has also appeared on album covers and in movies.

Living in Southern California, Curt has an affinity for comic books, retro commercialism and anything mid-century. Curt studied painting at the University of California Irvine, but has since developed his career as a digital graphic arts. He makes art blending digital geometry with vintage print materials using a knife, ink, and a mouse. In 2010 Curt constructed this Etsy store as a place to share his work with more than just Art Directors. He has been selling his work on Etsy ever since.

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