Aldy Aguirre is a freelance artist and illustrator whose published works have been awarded in ecognized locally by the Philippine Board on Books for the Young People and National Book Development Board; and abroad by ILUSTRARTE in Castelo Branco, Portugal and Sharjah Exhibition for Children’s Book Illustrations.  He works mostly in watercolor and gouache and has been exhibiting with various local and international galleries since 2010.  His works are wispy and dreamlike, and often combine childhood elements with clouds.