Clarione Gutierrez is an artist + designer from San Diego, CA. With over 25 years of illustration & painting experience), Clarione specializes in character design and illustration ? incorporating his skills in graphic design to provide a mixed-media effect in his artwork. Clarione combines his passion for comics, color, graphics, and fashion to create bold, stylized images that highlight the beauty in his subjects.
''A lot of people discourage the ambition of being a professional artist. But in my case, art was the only thing people told me I should be doing''
Clarione currently performs as a live speed-painter in his own stage show that combines two of his favorite things: art & performing. While having performed on stages across the country (including Downtown Disney, the San Diego Zoo, Legoland CA, and The Lion King on Broadway), Clarione also likes to share his art with the community. He is very passionate about being active in the community and has been involved with several LGBT, Youth Outreach, and HIV/AIDS organizations, using his art to promote and support these causes. His work has also been published in The Advocate Magazine, HIV Equal Online, Dallas Voice, and several other online publications. He was also featured as a competing designer and winner on HGTV?s ?White Room Challenge?.''No matter what I get my hands on, I don?t want to be just good at it ? I want to be great''
Clarione is commissioned privately for his artwork and some of his art and murals can be seen in various locales throughout San Diego.
Be inspired. Be creative. Be great.