Hazel Michelle Quintanilla Campos was born on November 30, 1982 in El Salvador. She graduated from Matias Delgado University in San Salvador with a degree in Graphic Design.
Hazel has more than 10 years of experience on advertising agencies such as Corporación Redes, JWT and Young & Rubicam in El Salvador.
She is also co-founder of the advertising agencies Migraña Publicidad El Salvador and Nuezlomismo-NUEZ in Guatemala.
Hazel has worked with local brands in El Salvador and Guatemala and has also helped develop regional brands. Her work has won several national and international awards including: JADE in Antigua Guatemala, CÓDICE in El Salvador, Billboard Award to the best campaign with an international artist.
Hazel’s passion since childhood has been illustration, and this dedication has led her to master a wide variety of media, from traditional to digital.
One of her outstanding skills is modeling clay, a technique that she has employed to develop several books for the USA, London and India markets. Over 20 titles have been published, among them Mika & Anna, Elijah Came to Play, the I Feel Good series, and Frog´s New Shoes.
Hazel lives in Guatemala with her husband and their three cute dogs.