Illustrator Spotlight: Lydia Ortiz

A selection of work by illustrator and designer . Born in Tondo Manila, Philippines, she describes her childhood as being “filled with loud grandmas, animals, Filipino folklore, stories of ghosts, and regular visits to the witch doctor”. She migrated to the United States when she was 19, spent a few years in New York, and now lives in San Francisco. Her clients include: The New York Times, The Washington Post, Instagram, Chronicle Books, Bitch Mag, Teen Vogue, California Academy of Sciences and more.