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Jacinto Quesnel Álvarez - Faculty

Jacinto Quesnel Álvarez

National Director of Digital Arts Program

Campus Estado de México, School of Architecture, Art and Design, Tecnológico de Monterrey.


Digital Arts



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"Playing we make friends, we approach each other as parents and children, and we learn to be who we are. And with art we build the structures of our perception, between the beautiful and the grotesque. In a way I have dedicated my life to this. " Jacinto Quesnel is an artist and teacher with more than a decade of entrepreneur in the gaming industry, he is the founder of the International Game Forum (DEVHR), the most important event of its kind in Spanish-speaking and that has been held annually since 2011. 

Founder and curator of the Games Laboratory of the Center for Digital Culture (CCD) of the Secretariat of Federal Culture where he participated since 2013 in the digital agenda nationwide and carried out citizenship construction projects with play and support to the development of communities, artists and entrepreneurs of creative industries. He studied Masters in Teaching in Arts and Design at the Faculty of Arts and Design (FAD) and since 2008 he has taught at several schools and universities. 

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Teaching Activities

  • Art History
  • Design Fundamentals
  • Form Exploration Workshop
  • History of animation
  • Image Culture
  • Introduction to Professional Development
  • Introduction to the Design Area
  • Narrative and Experimental Contents
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Education and Training

Bachelor of Visual Arts, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (U.N.A.M.)

Master in Teaching in Arts and Design, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (U.N.A.M.)

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Awards and Honors

Excellence in Academic Department, conferred by Tecnológico de Monterrey, 2019