Ismael Carrillo has been working as a Visual Artist in Barcelona for well over two decades. His artwork appears in various publications worlwide.
His Illustrations have been published by, among others, Playboy Magazine (Spain), Courrier International (France), El Periódico de Catalunya (Spain), El Jueves Magazine (Spain), RACC Magazine (Spain), EATN Magazine (Germany, UK & France) Woman magazine (Spain), The Washington Times (U.S.A).
As a Concept Artist, he also worked for clients like the XV Summer Olympic Games of Barcelona, The Liceu Opera House Barcelona, The Washington GALA Theater and Barcelona Fashion Week.
In 1995 he was invited to teach drawing & illustration courses at Escola Bau and IDEP Barcelona, where he stayed for more than a decade, teaching graduate and undergraduate levels while continuing his freelance work. Later he moved to the Washington area and taught digital illustration at the Art Institute of Washington, and worked at the illustration department of Baltimore MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art).
He is currently teaching at the Fine Arts department of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design at the George Washington University, Washington D.C.
Award of Excellence given by The Society Of Newspaper Design, Excellence Award given by The Illustrator Club of Washington, and Excellence Award given by the Communication Arts Illustration Annual.