UPDATED 08/2018

Embracing the intersection of art, technology and social media, Louisa Bertman is the ultimate creative hybrid. She is an award winning illustrator, author, animator, and producer of creative nonfiction animated shorts. Her work focuses on visual narrative shorts relevant to social and political awareness. 

REACH ME:
LOUISA BERTMAN
WWW.LOUISABERTMAN.COM
LOUISA@LOUISABERTMAN.COM
617-549-0080

FACEBOOK: /LOUISABERTMAN
TWITTER: @LOUISABERTMAN
INSTAGRAM: @LOUISABERTMAN
LINKEDIN: IN/LOUISABERTMAN

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, ILLUSTRATION & VISUAL NARRATIVE - LESLEY UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ART + DESIGN

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS:
2017/18 AICAD Fellowship, 2017 LUNAFEST Winner, Genero.tv Finalist, Maggie, Folio, AI-AP Selected American Illustration: 37, 35, 34, 33, 32, 31, 30, 29, 27, 25, SPD, IMAA 1, 2, 3. 5, Illustrators 60, 53, 31, MIN Finalist, ASME, Best Shorts Award, School of Visual Arts Academic Scholarship Award

FELLOWSHIPS:
2017 AICAD (Association of Independent Colleges of Art & Design) Post-Grad Teaching Fellowship

FILM FESTIVALS:
LUNAFEST, Berlin Film Festival, Berlin Feminist Film Week, Boston International Film Festival, OUTFEST, POWfest:Portland Oregon Women's Film Festival, Best Shorts Award, Sarasota Film Festival, San Francisco International Women's Film Festival, Through Women's Eyes, Melbourne Queer Film Festival, Los Angeles IFS Film Fest, Slamdance Film Festival, Aspen Shortfest, Women's international Film & Arts Festival

CLIENTS:
AT&T, BAFFLER, BANK OF AMERICA, BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY, BITCH, BOSTON CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, BOSTON CHILDREN’S MUSEUM, BOSTON GLOBE, BOSTON MAGAZINE, BERKLEE PRESS, BRIGHT IDEAS, BUST, COLORADOBIZ, CRAIN’S NEW YORK BUSINESS, DALLAS NEWS, EAST BAY JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, EBONY, ESPN, FIDELITY, FORBES, FOX ONLINE, GILMORE GIRLS, GIRLISTIC, GQ, GRAFUCK, HARD ROCK, HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, HIGH TIMES, HOW DESIGN, HYPHEN, IBM, JAZZIZ, KANSAS, KONG, LA GAY & LESBIAN CENTER, LA CITY BEAT, LA JOURNAL, LA TIMES, LENNY, LIVE NATION, LOUISVILLE MAGAZINE, MELT, MEN'S HEALTH, METRO SPORTS, NAUTILUS, NPR, NYNEX, NEW YORK TIMES, OC REGISTER, OTTAWA LIFE, OXFORD AMERICAN, PENTHOUSE, PHOENIX MAGAZINE, POLITICO, THE PROGRESSIVE, PLAYGIRL, PROVINCETOWN ARTS, RENAISSANCE, THE ROTARIAN, RUNNER’S WORLD, SEED&SPARK, SEATTLE WEEKLY, SIMON & SCHUSTER, SMITHSONIAN, SPOTIFY, STAR TREK, THE NEW REPUBLIC, THE ROOT, TV GUIDE, VILLAGE VOICE, WALL STREET JOURNAL, WASHINGTON POST, WALZ TEITRICK, WEEKLY DIG, WELLS FARGO, WNYC, WOMEN OF SPIRIT, YRB...

INTERVIEWS FROM:
AI-AP PROFILE
NPR | VALLEY VOICES 2/12/15
AI-AP DESIGN ARTS DAILY
CARTALK

RECOMMENDATIONS FROM:
REENA EVERS
SUZANNE HANSER
TANYA DONELLY

SHOUT OUTS FROM:
CECILE RICHARDS
AL JEAN

MEDIUM:
APPLE PENCIL, ANALOG PEN, SKETCHBOOK, BIC, APPLE COMPUTER, DIGITAL PEN, DIGITAL INK, WACOM TABLET, ADOBE CREATIVE SUITE (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, AFTER EFFECTS)

EDUCATION:
SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, NYC - MFA VISUAL NARRATIVE
SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS, NYC - COMPUTER ARTS
PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN, NYC - BFA ILLUSTRATION
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, NYC - DANCE

All images ©LouisaBertman, and may not be used without direct permission from artist.

CLICK TO VIEW F   ULL CV (dated 12/2017)

CLICK TO VIEW FULL CV (dated 12/2017)