Aglaia Mortcheva is an animator, character designer and illustrator.
Aglaia received her MFA in Animation from UCLA School of Film and Television.
She started working as an animator for “South Park” (Comedy Central) and later as a character designer for “The Rugrats”, “As Told by Ginger”, “The Wild Tornberies” and “Rocket Power” among others show. While working for Klasky Chupo, she received an Emmy award for character design (2005).
Aglaia has worked as a character designer on various shows for Disney, Nickelodeon, Starz Entertainment and FOX. She also lends her voice to Vendetta, the green villain from Nickelodeon’s Making Fiends.
Aglaia also produces short animated films and continues exhibiting her artwork in galleries; create illustrations and character design as well as visual development for multiple projects. She is currently a Professor of Animation at California State University of Northridge, Los Angeles.