Katty Huertas is a multidisciplinary artist and illustrator born in Colombia and based in Washington DC. She holds an MFA from MICA.
Her work explores identity, folklore, and double standards, among other subjects. She likes combining analog and digital mediums including painting, digital drawing and animation.
She previously worked at Nickelodeon as part of the Launch Team and at NBC News as an editorial designer for TODAY. Currently, she is an art director at The Washington Post.
For freelance projects or to purchase originals e-mail INFO@KATTYHUERTAS.COM
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INTERVIEWS, FEATURES & PODCASTS
3 x Adobe Design Achievement Awards
AIGA Flux 2019: Publication
Latin American Ilustración 8: Selected Winner
Communication Arts 2019: Illustration Shortlist
3x3 Student Show: Honorable Mention
University of Hartford · Visiting lecture, Illustration, 2023
MICA · Lunchtime Lecture, Illustration Practice MFA, 2022
RISD · Visiting Artist, Advanced Digital Projects, 2022
MICA · Artist in Residence, Decolonizing Design, 2022
AIGA Oklahoma · Talk & Workshop, 2022
Huron River Art Collective · Speaker Series, 2022
Universidad de los Andes · Visiting Artist, Illustration II, 2O22
Skillshare · Employee workshop, 2022
Miami Children's Museum + Disney · Mural Unveiling, 2021
Bowie State University · Visiting Artist Lecture, 2019
Strathmore Mansion · Artist Panel, 2018
Society of Illustrators, Student Scholarship, 2023