Marisa Erven is an Art Director and Concept Artist who specializes in world-building and the development of new intellectual properties. Her extensive experience includes work on emergent technologies and award-winning video games.
Drawing and Digital Painting
Select Published Titles
FantaSea Art Book (Author/Artist)
The Persephone Extraction, Tabletop RPG Book (Illustrator)
Cthulhu City, Tabletop RPG Book (Illustrator)
Curious George Train Adventures (Production Designer)
Windborne (Concept Artist)
Defense Grid 2 (Concept Artist)
Age of Empires II: HD Edition (UI and Background Painter)
Chroma Beta (Artist)
Guild Wars 2 (Motion Graphics/VFX)
Select Events & Exhibitions
Emerald City Comic Con - Homegrown - Seattle, WA
Seven Lions Chronicles - WaMu Theater - Seattle, WA
Exhibition - 2016 Chen Bochui International Children's Literature Award in Shanghai, China - Contributing artist for the Original Illustration Exhibition.
Group Exhibition - White Wolf, Spirit of the Forest, Ikiya - Treviso, Italy
Group Exhibition (Juried) - The Corridors, Vision 5 Gallery - Redmond, WA
Publications & Speaking Engagements
Participating in challenges in 360 VR Storytelling, Dextra Global VR Summit https://bit.ly/2OMIh0h
Art, Artists, and the intersection of Emerging Tech, Seattle Startup Week https://bit.ly/2CyAWfs
XR Design Salon, UX Design Panel https://bit.ly/2Cy8QAW
Curiosity Days: Games, Guest Speaker, Pacific Science Center, https://bit.ly/2MW2u41
Guide du Rôliste Galactique, Biography, http://www.legrog.org/biographies/marisa-marzie-e-erven
November 27, 2017.
Katelyn Del Buco, "Where Art Meets Technology: An interview with XR Art Director Marisa Erven," Pacific Science Center
October 4, 2017.
Women who Draw http://www.womenwhodraw.com/
Women in Fantastical Art, Featured, http://fantasticalwomen.com/
March 22, 2015.
Arts Illustrated, Interview, http://www.artsillustrated.com/marisa-erven-artist/
March 14, 2015.
Lauren Panepinto, “What Women Want…in Women Characters,” Muddy Colors Blog
Additionally found on i09, Cosmopolitan (UK), moviepilot, tor, zimbio
March 05, 2015
Moby Games, Developer ID: 687090