About Elman Padilla

Elman Padilla is a designer-photographer-lecturer, a Fulbright recipient with graduate studies (MS) in Communication Design, Pratt Institute, New York, (USA). Has been a design educator in the following universities: Universidad José Cecilio del Valle and CEDAC Centro de Diseño, Arquitectura y Construcción, (Honduras) and Higher Colleges of Technology (UAE). Since 1995 he has his own design consultancy studio, he also is an accomplished photographer, winning several international competitions. His work has been featured in the title: "Latin American Graphic Design" Published by Taschen, 2008. Featured in the Biennial Ibero-American Design Catalogues under Graphic Design and Product Design; Madrid Spain BID 2008, BID 2010, BID 2012, BID 2014; recently was designated "Latin Design Ambassador" at the VI Design Teaching Congress and Member of the Design Latin Committee for the 2015 Design School Forum at Universidad de Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Exhibitions

• Selected for the BID14 Fourth Ibero-American Design Biennial, Central de Diseño Matadero. Product Design Representing Honduras; Madrid, Spain (11-2014). http://galerias.bid-dimad.org/bid_14/?p=3733

•   BID12 Third Ibero-American Design Biennial,Central de Diseño  Matadero. Poster Exhibition Representing Honduras; Madrid, Spain (11-2012). http://galerias.bid-dimad.org/bid12/2014/03/26/elman-padilla-studio/

• “Agitadores de Conciencia, Grafica Comprometida”, Contemporary Creation Center, Matadero Madrid. “Consciousness Agitators-Committed Graphics” Poster Exhibition; Madrid, Spain (Jul-Sep, 2014). http://www.mataderomadrid.org/ficha/3562/agitadores-de-conciencia.html

Agitadors de Conciencia,Tecla Sala Centre d´Art de LHospitalet.

Consciousness AgitatorsPoster Exhibition; Barcelona, Spain (Jan-Feb, 2011).

 BID14 Fourth Ibero-American Design Biennial, Central de Diseño Matadero. Product Design Exhibition Representing Honduras; Madrid, Spain (11-2010).

 BID12 Third Ibero-American Design Biennial, Central de Diseño Matadero. Poster Exhibition Representing Honduras; Madrid, Spain (11-2010).

 BID10Second Ibero-American Design Biennial, Central de Diseño Matadero. Poster Exhibition Representing Honduras; Madrid, Spain (11-2010).

 BID08First Ibero-American Design Biennial, Central de Diseño Matadero. Poster Exhibition Representing Honduras; Madrid, Spain (11-2008).

 Ibero-American Art Photography Exhibition, Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE (03-2008).

 Arslatina 07 “Being Latin in the 21st Century”, Tecate, Baja California, Mexico (2007).

•  Critical Sieges. 2nd. Exhibit of Central American Emerging Art, Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporaneo MADC, San Jose Costa Rica (04-2006).