Dr Alderete

Jorge Alderete (born 1971), also known as Dr. Alderete, is an Argentine illustrator, animator, editor and owner of several businesses, best known for his comic book and kitsch aesthetic in his work. Most of Alderete’s career has evolved in Mexico, where he came in 1998 and with the exception of a year in Spain, has since stayed, living and worked from his apartment in Colonia Roma in Mexico City. Most of his work is related to Mexico City’s music scene, especially rock and surf bands, having created about eighty CD covers and various other promotional items including the billboards for the 2011 Vive Latino music festival. Alderete’s work has appeared in publications, including anthologies of graphic arts in Mexico, the United States and Europe and has also done animation work for MTV, Nickelodeon and Mexican television.