Cristina Morales is a multidisciplinary artist working in woven textiles, garment construction, and painting. She received her BFA in General Fine Arts in the spring of 2014 at the Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland where she continues to live and work today.
Louisa is from the USA and currently living in Berlin. When not making illustrations for Portrai Me, she loves to spend her time working on her own paintings, researching and collecting vintage clothing, and taking long walks exploring the city (or out in nature)!
Olivia Gibb is an interdisciplinary artist based out of St. Louis, Missouri. She spends her time playing with clay, screen printing, making music, and drawing portraits. She loves horror movies, plants and rocking out!
Katie Fahrbach is a project manager who left a corporate career in operations at a big tech company to work with independent artists and small businesses to create custom organization tools and execute creative business plans. She lives in the PNW with her tiny, curious dog, and likes doodling, road trips, coffee, and horror movies.
Shane Butler is Portrai Me’s founder and lead-artist. He originally began this project as a way to make drawings for his friends while on tour with his band. After the project spread through word-of-mouth over a few years he decided to open up the project publicly and formed Portrai Me.
He is an interdisciplinary visual artist who has shown drawing, video, and performance works in such places as The Museum Of Fine Arts Boston, The Queens Museum, The Rubin Museum, and various galleries & festivals internationally.
Shane also has a life as a recording and performing musician who has written and toured extensively over the past 10 years with his band’s Olden Yolk and Quilt. His recordings have been released by record labels such as Mexican Summer, Trouble In Mind, Beyond Beyond is Beyond, and others.
He currently spends time between Los Angeles, New York, and the long winding road.