Coco Dávez

Coco Davez

Her real name is Valeria Palmeiro (Madrid, 1989) but everybody knows her as Coco Dávez, one of the new promises of contemporary Spanish art, who is inspired by pop art and new illustrated realism.

Coco Dávez publish her first artwork in her social networks in 2010, in London, and from there she is discovered by the art director of the national Spanish newspaper El Mundo, Rodrigo Sánchez, who gives her the first opportunity to collaborate with this media. After this step, her profesional career is meteoric. Now she has created her own brand with her latest collection of artworks, 'Faceless', which has already exhibited in cities such as Madrid, Lisbon or Santiago de Chile, and ended with the publication of a book with the same name edited by Lunwerg (Planeta Editorial).

She illustrated the book 'El año sin verano' by the Spanish journalist Carlos del Amor (Espasa). She has worked for brands such as Absolut Vodka, Tommy Hilfiger, Primark, Cervezas Alhambra, Opel, Ron Barceló and Bankinter.

Singers, actors and other opinion leaders of the Spanish culture have already shown their admiration towards her pure lines, how she uses the color and the simplicity of painting faceless faces. Elle magazine awarded her with the prize 'Elle Girls can do anything' in 2018, and in February 2019 she was included in the 'Under 30' list of most influential artists under 30 years made by the international magazine 'Forbes', being the only Spanish artist included. | @cocodavez