BIO

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Originally born in the city of La Paz, Alonso also has roots in the amazonian region of Santa Cruz, Bolivia. Raised in Washington D.C., he was exposed to the arts at an early age. Realizing that art was his passion, he attended The Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, and graduated in 2000 with a BFA in Illustration and Communication Arts. Through the years, he began to paint large scale mural commissions around the DC/Metropolitan area: The Latin Palace, Bohemian Caverns, and Cada Vez to name a few. After one year working as a Jr. Graphic Designer in the heart of Georgetown, he decided to move to New York and pursue a MFA in Digital Media at The Pratt Institute. As a freelance artist, he was commissioned in 2005 to design the identity and interior of Palo Santo Restaurant in Brooklyn, NY. As a multimedia designer, Alonso has worked in sports, fashion, music, art, design, tv and film entertainment industries.  Over the years his portfolio of clients includes: Digital Underground,MTV Networks, CBS Sports, Armani Exchange, Postworks, Lookbooks, and Marble & Stone Creations.