Onem Boreal® is an interdisciplinary artist, with a special interest in computer science, surrealism, nature, folklore, comics, science fiction and fantasy. He was born in Monterrey, a city surrounded by mountains in northern Mexico.
In May 2016 he earned his Masters (ALM) degree in Digital Media Art and Instructional Design at Harvard University. He also received a certificate in Strategic Planning at Harvard GSD and just recently graduated from Pictoplasma academy and winner at Latin American Illustration 6.
His professional studies include marketing, graphic design, programming, architecture among other creative fields. In 2005 he started his professional life as a designer working as an intern with Hani Rashid at Asymptote Architecture in New York City. He has been exhibiting his artwork internationally. He is also a teacher, a traveler a husband and a dad of two beautiful babies .
When he graduated from his ALM he decided to formally open his own Studio (Onem Studio).
2017 Latin American Ilustration Winner.
2016 Reed Latino Awards. Nominado a Mejor Herramienta de Innovación electoral.
2011 Harvard Extension School. 20 Books VII. Best book in show award. Cambridge MA USA.
2005 Staedtler. “Urban toys” Winner Best Toy Competition 2005 ,CEDIM Monterrey Mexico
Talks and presentations.
2016 Carnada visual.® Victory awards. Georgetown University. Washington D.C USA.
2016 Dinobaby app. Computer labs. Harvard extension school. Cambridge MA USA.
2018 Otros yo 3. Pictoplasma . Berlin, Germany
2017 Otros Yo 2. Art Basel . Miami Florida, USA.
2017 Otros yo. Museo Franz Meyer . Mexico City, Mexico
2017 Pictoclan 2. Rojo Bermelo . Mexico City, Mexico
2017 Pictoclan, Deportivo San Agustín . Monterrey, Mexico
2017 Latin American Illustration 6. Angel Orensanz Center . New York ,USA.
2016 Calaveras. Explanada de las esculturas. Santiago, Nuevo Leon Mexico.
2015 Calavera. Plaza Cultural Plaza Fatima. San Pedro Garza Garcia Monterrey Mexico.
2015 Casa Valencia Gallery. San Diego California U.S.A.
2014 Trifulca. Vía 360 Gallery. Monterrey, Mexico.
2014 All u need is love. Casa Morelos Gallery. Monterrey, Mexico.
2012 Ilustrando en Galápagos. Regia Gallery. Monterrey, Mexico.
2012 Divine Feminine. The Temple Studio. Cambridge, MA, USA.
2012 SOS Artists Choice. Somerville Museum. Somerville, MA, USA.
2011 Epiphaneia. Crema Cafe, Harvard Square. Cambridge, MA, USA.
2011 La Tribu. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.Group Class Exhibition. Cambridge, MA, USA.
2011 Sanguijuelas. Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts ,Group Class Exhibition, Cambridge, MA, USA.
2011 20 Books VII. Harvard Extension School. Cambridge, MA, USA.
2011 Politics begin at Home. The Temple Studio. Cambridge, MA, USA.
2010 II Bienal Arte Contemporaneo. Parque Fundidora Gallery. Monterrey, Mexico.
2010 Subsuelo 1.0. 521 Gallery. San Pedro GG, Mexico.
2010 Human After Dark. Taller Mecánico Gallery. San Pedro, GG, Mexico.
2010 Swimming in the Flood. Escénica Concert Hall. Monterrey, México.
2010 Viernes 13. Taller Mecánico Gallery. San Pedro, GG, México
2010 Guachapore. MCV Gallery. Culiacan, Mexico.
2010 Invasion Toy. Rojo Bermelo Art Store. Monterrey, Mexico.
2009 Maria Cabeza de Vaca. MVC Gallery. Culiacan, Mexico.
2009 Awake Co. Club Campestre las Misiones Garden. Monterrey, Mexico.
2012 Diseño Punto MX. Tec de Monterrey. Monterrey, Mexico.
2012 Ubique. Leun Arte Habitacion Gallery. Monterrey, Mexico .
2010 Pla-Kad. Paseo San Pedro Art Space. Monterrey, Mexico.
2009 DIMENSIONES. De La Torre Gallery . Monterrey, Mexico.