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Karla Ortiz

An industry-leading concept artist, who needs no introduction

Karla Ortiz is a an extremely talented concept artist who is taking the entertainment industry by storm. Karla has worked for some of today’s most renowned studios including Paragon Studios/NcSoft, Ubisoft, Kabam, Industrial Light & Magic and Marvel Film Studios.

Karla has instructed at the Illustration Academy for multiple summer workshops. In addition, we are proud to have featured her on multiple occasions with our online classes and mentorships as a guest speaker artist. Karla is an incredibly talented instructor, who over the years has shared her talent, experience, and wisdom with countless artists. You can view the most recently updated list of films that Karla has worked on as an illustrator and concept artist on her IMDB page.

She has worked most recently on the following films:

Avengers: Endgame (concept art)
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (concept art)
 2018 Black Panther (concept artist)
 2017 Thor: Ragnarok (concept artist)
 2016 Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (concept artist)
 2016 Doctor Strange (visual development concept art)
 2016 Warcraft (concept art)
 2015 Jurassic World (concept art)
As a fine artist her work has shown in the Studio Gallery SF, the Safehouse studios shows, Thinkspace Art Gallery Nucleus GallerySpoke Art GalleryHashimoto Contemporary and internationally at Galerie Arludik in Paris, France.

Karla’s clients in the entertainment and game arts industry also include Wizards of the Coast, Ace Books, Tor Books, and more. As a fine artist her work has shown in the Studio Gallery SF, the Safehouse studios shows, Thinkspace Art Gallery, Nucleus Gallery, Spoke Art Gallery, Hashimoto Contemporary and internationally at Galerie Arludik in Paris France. You can learn more about Karla Ortiz and see more of her work here.


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