Freelance Illustrator, Austin, TX


Catherine Barrera is an Austin based Illustrator. Daughter of Mexican immigrants, her travels between The United States and Mexico have greatly influenced her art.

Her love for anime and cartoons sparked her interest in drawing at a young age leading to painting and finally settling into the digital world of art. Her art has been used by various venues around Austin and has been nominated twice (2023,2024) for best poster artist in the Austin Music Awards.

Catherine is currently the Senior Designer at Resound Presents and continues to freelance in her free time.


Education

Associate of Applied Science: Graphic Design at Austin Community College
August 2011 – December 2017 Austin, TX

Experience

Senior Designer at Resound Presents
5/5/2022 Austin, TX
Creative Designer at The Parish
6/2/2021 – Present Austin, TX
Creative Designer at Empire Control Room & Garage
6/2/2021 – Present Austin, TX
Creative Designer at Heard Presents
6/2/2021 – 5/5/2022 Austin, TX
Illustrator at Obsessed Creative Agency
12/2017 – 2/2020 Austin, TX
Poster Designer at Mohawk Austin
1/2017 – 3/2020 Austin, TX

Clients

  • PABST BLUE RIBBON
  • AUSTIN F.C.
  • RED RIVER CULTURAL DISTRICT
  • SXSW
  • VISIT AUSTIN
  • THREADLESS ARTIST SHOPS

Exhibitions

2020
Changarreando Artist of the Month of August at Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas