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karla monterrosa

hi! i’m karla monterrosa (she/her). I’m an animation filmmaker and illustrator. i was born and raised in san salvador, el salvador. when i was 19 i relocated to vancouver, making my home in the unceded lands of the Musqueam, Squamish, and Tsleil-Waututh Nations of the Coast Salish peoples.
i have a degree in animation from emily carr university, have illustrated two pictures books (Yefferson, Actually! and Luz Lucero: Niña Astronauta), and have directed a bunch of short little animated films. i live in Richmond with my partner Joanne, our dog Bailey, and a huge collection of outfits for Bailey.