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Get “Sketchanized” by 5-TIME AWARD WINNER The Simpsons Artist Phil Ortiz in Portland & Cleveland!

Phil Ortiz is a five-time award winning animator!

Phil Ortiz is a five-time award winning animator. He has worked for more than 30 years as a professional artist, ranging from daily newspaper comic strips to animated cartoons.

Ortiz was born to Mexican and Spanish/Norwegian parents in East Los Angeles.


1988-Present: Member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) & Television Academy
1995-Present: Member of the National Cartoonists Society (NCS)
1993-2007: BONGO COMICS Currently, lead pencil animator Simpsons Comics
1993—94: DISNEY STORE Concept illustrations for merchandise
HANNA BARBERA Character art for merchandising Department
AL WHITE STUDIOS Character art for Disney merchandise
1991-93: DISNEY PUBLISHING Character artist for various children’s books. Comic artist for Disney Adventure Magazine
1993 OGILVY & MATHER Storyboard clean-ups for Cocoa & Fruity Pebbles commercials
1987-90: WARNER BROS. ANIMATION Inking and layout for the Bugs Bunny comic strip for newspaper publication
1989 CALICO PRODUCTIONS Layout and model design for Denver The Dinosaur series
1989-91: KLASKY-CSUPO, INC. Background design supervisor for The Simpsons TV series 1987—88: FILM ROMAN Layouts and model design for the Garfield Christmas Special, Garfield, The Saturday Morning Series, and Garfield’s Nine Lives
1985—87 Jim Henson’s MUPPET BABBIES at Marvel Productions as a character and prop designer
1983—87 RUBY SPEARS Layouts and model design for animation for Alvin And The Chipmunks and other series
1978—82: HANNA BARBERA Layouts, model design, animation arid presentation art for animated shows: The Flintstones, The Smurfs, Richie Rich.

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