MADE Magazine Issue 8 - Page 9

MADEART J AVIER SUAREZ, CHICAGO, IL JAVIERCANTDRAW BIO Javier identifies himself as a Chicanx illustrator. His strong emotional attachment to his parents’ motherland is the biggest influence to his work. México–and the rest of Latin America–serve as the backdrop and inspiration to most of his playful and colorful aesthetic. "Festina Lente. (Make haste slowly)." - Proverb mademagazine.com made-magazine.com 9