About Ellen Portilla

Ellen Elizabeth Portilla was raised in Thousand Oaks, California and has always loved to draw and paint! She took a serious interest in art when she was accepted into the Advanced Placement Art class at Thousand Oaks High School. She was then accepted to the prestigious art school, Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY. Ellen majored in Communication Design, specializing in illustration and graphic design. She had the honor of being an intern in the illustration department at “The New Yorker” Magazine in New York City. This exciting internship exposed her to the commercial art world and set her up for her long term job doing graphics for L.A. radio. Ellen currently does freelance graphic design and displays and sells her fine art paintings.  She also teaches computer and art to elementary children part time.

Member of the Westlake Village Art Guild and SCBWI.

For Freelance Graphic Design Requests Please Email: Ellen@EllenPortilla.com

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