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 designer and art director at The Washington Post where she created the artwork for the Pulitzer finalist, and Webby award winner podcast, Broken Doors. 
Most recently she completed a 30-foot mural as part of Noma in Color, which you can see at the MBT in Washington, D.C..

AARP · Adobe · Adweek ·  Austin Monthly · BuzzFeed News · Cosmopolitan · Disney+ · Fast Company ·  Harvard Business Review · HBO Max · LAND Studio · Macmillan Publishers · Medium · National Gallery of Art · 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

3x3, Illustration, Honorable mention, 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

• Society of Publication Design, Portfolio Reviewer, 2023
• Society of Illustrators, Student Scholarship Jury, 2023
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