Hermes Diaz

illustrator and painter FROM mexico

Hermes Díaz Serrano was born in 1985 in Guadalajara, Jalisco, mexico.


His passion for painting emerged from his childhood, when he watched his parents who are also artists.


In 2005 he studied for the Bachelor of Visual Arts with an emphasis in painting at the University of Guadalajara. He has also taken courses related to art at Hospicio Cabañas; as well as engraving and mixed media workshops.


In 2008, he worked with Artist Luis Buendía; in addition to learning new techniques and perfecting them, he also learned to be organized in your workshop and in his artwork. He also learned to develop his imagination, to feel the painting with his hands, to be more sensitive and to not stop creating every day.

His greatest satisfaction in creating his art is the passion he feels in shaping his emotions and being able to share it with people. In his work you can see animals with party or circus elements, they evoke characters from stories. they have Eyes with suggestive looks and a surreal touch on
some of them.

Many of his paintings are in different parts of the world and throughout mexico.  

In his works, he applies different techniques. Some of them are: India ink, acrylic, watercolor, oil, alcohol inks, oil inks, pastel and mixed media.


He has participated in various individual and group exhibitions; Barra de Tomás (2007), Centro Jeweler Gallery; Guadalajara, Jalisco (2008),
Live painting Festival (CUCEI) (2008), Cabañas Cultural Center Exhibition (2008), Pinta
a better world (2008), Exhibition Surrealist Revolution: dreams, satire and eroticism in
the National Chamber of Arts (2010), Chalk festivals on the ground at the UVM
Guadalajara North campus (2012).


He has also collaborated in other artistic events, such as: Madonnaris on
the ground, Colores de Jalisco: first art festival on the floor (2010), Colores de
Jalisco at the Guadalajara Zoo (2012), Colores de Jalisco (2013), First festival
International Colors of Chiapas, San Cristóbal de las Casas (2014), Second festival
International Colors of Chiapas, San Cristóbal de las Casas (2015).