KARLA ORTIZ

B.1985, San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Education

2003-2007 AA, Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, FL, US

2008-2010 Safehouse Atelier, San Francisco, CA, US

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Chimerical, Spoke Art, San Francisco, CA, US

2015 Omens, Thinkspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

2014 Iluso, Thinkspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

 

Group Exhibitions

2017 Four Dames Show, Spoke Art, San Francisco, CA, US

2016 Moleskine V, Spoke Art, San Francisco, CA, US

Nexus, Abend Gallery, Denver, CO, US

Line And Weight IV, Gallery Nucleus, Los Angeles, CA, US

Illustrators 58, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY, US

2015 Iluso, Thinkspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

Moleskine IV. Hashimoto Contemporary

Visonarium, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY, US

 

2014 LAX/SFO, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA, US

Lore, Hashimoto Contemporary, San Francisco, CA, US

Microvisions, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY, US

Illustrators 57, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY, US

Spectrum Exhibit, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY, US

 

2013 Beyond Eden 2013 art fair, Thinkspace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

Out of the Shire, Gallery Nucleus, Los Angeles, LA, US

LAX/PHL, Gallery 309, Philadelphia, PA, US

Line in Lead: Works in Graphite, Gallery Nucleus, Los Angeles,CA, US

 

2012 Moleskine Project II, Spoke Art, San Francisco, CA, US

Rooster, Safehouse, San Francisco, CA, US

Delicious, Studio Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US
Show Four, Safehouse, San Francisco, CA, US

 

2011 Show Three, Safehouse, San Francisco, CA, US
Show Two, Safehouse, San Francisco, CA, US

Tiny, Studio Gallery, CA, US

Show One, Safehouse, San Francisco, CA, US

Benefit Silent Action, Studio Gallery,CA, US

 

Press

2016 Broke Ass Stewart, “An Artist You Should Know: Karla Ortiz”, Rae Bathgate,

December 13, 2016, Online. ( https://goo.gl/Wyz77Z )

Juxtapoz Magazine, “ The Absorbing Mysterious Paintings of Karla    

Ortiz”, Andy Smith, August 31st, 2016, Online. ( https://goo.gl/7EAhTK )

Juxtapoz Magazine, “Karla Ortiz, Chimerical”, August 04, 2016, Online

( https://goo.gl/4BLExJ )

Wide Walls, “Karla Ortiz Art Exhibition Opening At Spoke Art”, Amy Lin, Online ( https://goo.gl/zJmqzj )

Imaginefx, “Be Bold with Black & White” 134 vols, print, March 2016


 

2015 This Is Colossal, “ Beautiful Graphite Drawing Timelapse by Karla Ortiz"

Christopher Jobson, September 8th,2015, Online

( https://goo.gl/5IgxWH )

Beautiful/Decay, “Stunning Time Lapse Drawing By Marvel Film Studios Artist Karla Ortiz”, Haley Evans, September 12, 2015, Online

( https://goo.gl/8AOOPA)


 

       2014 Auxiliary Magazine, “An Interview with Karla Ortiz", Dahlia Jane,   

February/March 2014 issue, print ( https://goo.gl/5IgxWH )

 

       2013 Kotaku, “Oh, Nothin’, Just Thinkin’ About Some Great Game Art” Luke

     Plunkett, August 29th, 13, Online ( https://goo.gl/zEYUgd )

Tor.com, “Artist Spotlight: Karla Ortiz”, Irene Gallo, September 5th,2015,   

Online ( https://goo.gl/ZePx9X )


 

Awards

2016 “Silver: Book Category” Spectrum 23 , Spectrum Fantastic Art & Flesk    

Publications,US

 

2015 “Best Artist” British Fantasy Awards 2015, The British Fantasy Society,   

London, UK