The consummate artist is one who can work within several mediums and
Juan Ortiz is that artist. Born March 6, 1963 in Puerto Rico, and having
moved to New York, Juan graduated from the Art & Design School and
School of Visual Arts in Manhattan. Later, Juan's skills took on comic
book form, when he was inspired by the styles of Jack Kirby and Alex
Whether his work centers on Looney Tunes characters or DC Superheroes, comedy, romance, drama or impressionistic images, Juan relies on no one for which his efforts are aimed. Simply put, his goal is to have a personal interest in the piece, and if he is the single person who likes his own product, Juan has no regrets. This shows stylistically in the drama that makes up Juan's work. Through his creations, which date from when he designed some of the most innovative art in the Warner Bros Stores, Juan’s statements can be found as very large indeed.
At the pinnacle of his career, Juan was elevated to Director of Illustration for Warner Bros. Studio Stores. From 1989 to 1992, under the art direction of Vice President/Executive Editor, Joe Orlando he illustrated covers for the Warner Bros. magazines Looney Tunes and Tiny Tunes Adventures. Currently, Juan freelances for Clampett Studio Collection between work on his own superhero comic book series.