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Ilaamen* Pelshaw is a Latina artist, born and raised in Guatemala, with background in commercial graphic design and emphasis in illustration, her work is mainly figurative and graphic. Ilaamen is a storyteller who explores elements of everyday life in a colorful and cheerful way, often focused on kindness and inclusion.  */E-Laa-Men/

- Since 2015 Ilaamen has participated in more than 20 exhibitions in different States and 3 local solo shows and her art can be found in private collections around Europe, Asia, Africa, and Central America.

-Selected as the Omaha Summer Arts Festival Featured Illustrator for 2 consecutive years.

-One of the winners of the 7th edition of Latin American Illustration by AI/AP.

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-Selected artist for the United States Department of State’s Art in Embassies program, with the piece “United We Live” being displayed at the US Ambassador’s residence in Kampala, Uganda.

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-Feature in Singulart Magazine from Paris, France as One of 7 Illustrators to Watch. Click to read

Education 

2000

Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design - URL. Guatemala

2007

Styling coursework - Istituto Marangoni. Milano, Italy

2018

Artist Inc - Amplify Arts. Omaha, NE. USA

2021

ACWG - Amplify Arts. Omaha, NE. USA

Exhibitions 

Solo

2017

2018

2018

2019

Coffee Time , Sozo - Omaha NE.

Contrast , Sozo - Omaha NE.

Cultural Connections , Sozo - Omaha NE.

Color Theory , Connect Gallery - Omaha NE.

Group

2017-2020

2017, '20, '21

2018-2021

2018

2018-2021

2019

2019

2019

2020

Participation in 4 exhibitions at bG Gallery - Santa Monica CA

OEAA Visual Showcase - RBR Gallery - Omaha NE

Participation in 12 exhibitions at Cactus Gallery - Los Angeles CA

Critters - Artless Bastard Gallery - De Pere WI

Participation in 3 exhibitions at Split Gallery - Omaha NE

Participation in 2 exhibitions at Michaels Phipps Gallery - Omaha NE

The Voice of Our Roots (awarded exhibition) - Museo Latino - Omaha NE

Mermaids - La Bodega Gallery - San Diego CA

Tales from Derry - SugarMynt Gallery - Pasadena CA

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