Ernesto Muñiz


Mexican Graphic Designer, Artist, illustrator, and profesional photographer, who worked 15 years in various newspapers and magazines as a press Photographer, winning various prices, such as the Silver Medal of the society of News Design in 2007, and his photos were mention as part of the best Photojournalism in Latinamerica, by the U.K. Newspaper, “The Guardian” in 2015 for his most known photo “Zocalo Surf”

During a period of personal crisis, he changes his camera, for paper, scisssors, and glue, and start making collage as a form of therapy. At first, pasting his work on the streets, images of saints and virgins, which he transformed into gunfighters, Assassins, magicians, etc, which is known as “Guerrilla Shrines” that began gaining some interest in the popular culture of his native Mexico city, and then invited by galleries for exhibitionns of his collages .

His work is a complex unión of hundreds of papers found in magazines, books, posters, an mainly everywhere, that in a patience and precise way, construct his inner worlds that are born from his outer world, in a style that has been consider “Barroque pop collage”.

Últimas exposiciones

  • 2021 Solo Exhibition. invited as the main artist of the ‘Tra i Rami dell’Arte, (among the Branches of art) art festival in Tarquinia, Italy.
  • 2021. Group Exhibition. Federico y sus Artistas I y II, Eka & Moor Gallery, Madrid, Spain
  • 2020. Solo Exhibition. Naturaleza Humana, Hooper Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2019. Solo Exhibition. Cecità (blindness) This is my Church Gallery. Turin, Italy.
  • 2018. Group Exhibition LÁNGLELKÚEK (Enarled), Szimpla, Bar-Gallery. Budapest, Hungary.
  • 2018. Solo Exhibition Anatomia dei Sogni (Anatomy of Dreaming) Galleria 21, Livorno, Italy.
  • 2018. Group Exhibition Mama Testa, Independent Gallery Tabacalera, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2017. Solo Exhibition Horror Vacui, Yuri Lopez Kullins Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2017. Solo Exhibition Inflexiones , Spirituosa Gallery, México City, Mexico.
  • 2016. Solo Exhibition Imaginario Onírico (dreamlike Imaginary), Habitar la Línea Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
  • 2016. Solo Exhibition Angels And Demons. Corke Art Gallery, Liverpool, England.
  • 2015 Group Exhibition El México de los Mexicanos, Museo Soumaya, Mexico city,
  • 2014 Group Exhibition during “Art Toronto fair” Toronto, Canada, invited by the “Red Truck Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
  • 2014. Solo Exhibition Heart Broken SMART 1906 Gallery, San Antonio, Texas
  • 2013 Group Exhibition After Alvarez Bravo. Museo de América. Madrid, Spain.
  • 2012 Solo Exhibition Colourfull Darkness, Corke Art Gallery, Liverpool, England
  • 2011 Group Exhibition Peso y Levedad (Weight and Lightness) Instituto Cervantes de Madrid, Madrid, part of the international photography Festival “Photoespaña”
  • 2011 Solo Exhibition Unholly Heart Corke Art Gallery, Liverpool, England.
  • 2010 Group Exhibition Outsiders In, Corke Art Gallery, Liverpool, England. Exhibition of Street artists such as Banksy, D’face, Invader, Shepard Fairley, and others, as part of the Liverpool art Biennial.
  • 2008 Solo Exhibition Guerrilla Shrines, Slag Inc. Gallery, London, England.
    2007 Group Exhibition. 45 Miradas Mexicanas, lo mejor de la fotografía contemporánea (45 Mexican looks, the best of Contemporary Photography), Guangdong Museum, Guangdong, China. Exhibition curated by Pedro Meyer.
  • 2006 Group Exhibition 65 ostentan, Centro Nacional de las Artes. Mexico city, Mexico. Exhibition and T.V. program about emerging artist, made by Canal 11, Mexico´s cultural channel .
  • In 2020, during the Coronavirus lockdown, Ernesto pasted the “Coronavirgin” in the streets of Madrid, that became a symbol of the pandemic.


  • 2007. Silver Medal from the Society Of News Design of America. For the photo essay “Clandestine Embalmer”
  • 2011. Winner of “Descubrimientos Photoespaña” being the first photographer to exhibit collage instead of photo.
  • 2021. Graphis Platinum Award in the Print Entretainment category for the “Narcos Mexico 2” poster.
  • 2021 Bronze winner of the Promax Awards, given to outstanding achievment for Publicity, Marketing and design, for Narcos Mexico the exterior publicity category.
  • 2021 Winner of two Obie Awards, given to the best exterior publicity.
    Silver winner in 3d production sign, Bronze winner for custom instalation of the Narcos Mexico 2 poster.
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