Oscar Senonez

ilustrador / illustrator  

Oscar Senonez (1975) freelance illustrator. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 With a title in Television Direction and Production and having started the Degree in Social Communication, he decided to dedicate himself fully to the profession of illustration.

It works under the pseudonym "Sen!" and "Emilio Darlun", transiting advertising illustration, comic, editorial illustration, graphic humor and illustration for children's & youth literature. In 2017 he made his first book as a full-time author (writer and illustrator) of the book "Equilibridos entre Sueños" ("Balancetwo between Dreams"), aimed at children.

He did work for Argentina, Europe and USA, for brands such as La Serenísima, Glade, Del Campo Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi, Penguin Random House Publisher, SM, Macmillan, La Brujita de Papel, Santillana, Aguilar, Estrada, Letra Impresa, La Nación and many others, and illustrated books for renowned writers such as Ana María Machado, Graciela Montes, Liliana Bodoc among others.

In his beginnings with drawing he studied at the Carlos Garaycochea school (Master of Argentine graphic humor) and took illustration courses with renowned illustrators, including Daniel Roldan (currently Founder and Professor of the subject Editorial Illustration FADU / UBA, University of Bs.As. Argentina). He also had his teaching period giving talks and workshops on digital illustration theory and technique in different private spaces, including UNAE, (Autonomous University of Encarnación, Paraguay). He was a member of the ADA (Association of Argentine cartoonists) and participated in various exhibitions and collaborative editions on illustration, both local, national and international. .

His works were exhibited in galleries and cultural centers such as Palais De Glace, Recoleta Cultural Center, French Alliance, Cultural Space Library of the National Congress, Faculty of Architecture Design and Urbanism UBA, University of Palermo, Museum of Modern Art of Mendoza, Hall of Honor of the Legislative Palace - Legislatura Porteña CABA, Museum of Fine Arts of La Plata, Book Fair of Bs.As, Museo del Dibujito Bs.As./Milan, University of Medicine of Catalonia (Spain).

"Throughout my years as an illustrator, my style has been quite eclectic. Over time I framed my work as Sen! And Emilio Darlun, two different illustration concepts that I really enjoy doing. With Sen! I developed my love for the line and black and white, an illustration with a slightly more adult and elegant air.

With Emilio Darlun I give free rein to my most childish and dreamlike side. Emilio Darlun's universe is humorous, full of color, tender and carefree. I like to see Emilio Darlun as more than a pseudonym. I consider him as one of my characters who got a life of his own and, in that life, has chosen to dedicate himself to illustrating his dreams.

I think what I do, as much as Sen! or like Emilio Darlun, he is united by fantasy and fairy tale imagery. "

- Oscar Senonez

Today he continues tirelessly, doodling, illustrating and adorning new worlds.


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