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. Currently, she is a senior art director and designer at The Washington Post where she created the artwork for the Pulitzer finalist, and Webby award winner podcast, Broken Doors.
For freelance projects or to purchase originals e-mail
INFO@KATTYHUERTAS.COM

CLIENTS
AARP · Adobe · Austin Monthly · BuzzFeed News · Cosmopolitan · Disney+ ·  Harvard Business Review · HBO Max · LAND Studio · Lenny Letter · Macmillan Publishers · Medium · Nickelodeon · Playboy · Politico · Red Bull Music Academy · Science Magazine · Science News · Skillshare · Sierra Magazine · Star Tribune · Texas Monthly · The New York Times · The New Yorker · The Pool · Vox.com · The Wall Street Journal · The Washington Post · WIRED · Women's March · YouTube · Zeit Wissen

INTERVIEWS, FEATURES & PODCASTS
RECOGNITION
• SND · World's Best Designer Finalist, 2023
• SND · Silver Medal · Art direction portfolio 2023
• SND · Bronze Medal · Illustration portfolio 2023
• 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

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
• MICA, Illustration MA · Visiting critic, 2023
• Corcoran School of the Arts & Design · Visiting critic, 2023
• St. Cloud State University · Visiting lecture & workshop, 2023
• University of Hartford · Visiting lecture, 2023
• Adobe Live: Day 1 · Day 2, 2022
• 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
JUROR EXPERIENCE
• Society of Illustrators, Student Scholarship, 2023
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