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 I'm Adem Kaan, I'm an illustrator with a passion for character design and producing some humor through my work!

Watching pop culture films and reading humor magazines weekly generate the inspiration for my work and connect me with like-minded creatives!

I'm a professional digital artist with experience in working in industries such as cartoon, marketing, and visual development ranging from character design and backgrounds to concept design and storyboarding.



Education

2019 - Master of Science in Digital Media - Drexel
University

2016 - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration - University of the Arts

Recognition

  • William H. Ely Illustration Exhibition Awards 

  • University of the Arts Faculty Choice Award 

Exhibitions

2019 - 13th Annual Crazy 4 Cult @ Gallery 1988
2019 - Fused Underground @ Tattooed Moms
2019 - ShortShort Festival @ Barnhouse Collective
2018 - 12th Annual Crazy 4 Cult @ Gallery 1988
2018 - WWE x G1988 @ Gallery 1988
2017 - The Thing Art Show @ Creature Features
2017 - Art Unleashed @ UARTS
2017 - Making It @ UARTS


CLIENT TESTIMONIALS


"In the times we have worked with Adem Kaan his natural professionalism and quality of work have been nothing short of exceptional; leaving us more than pleased."    "In both business and casual settings, Adem is not only a treat to work with but interact with as well. His wit, personality, and intelligence shine through in his work as well as real life, making communicating and coordinating with him an absolute pleasure."    Lee Thompson,  CEO ,  Barnhouse Collective

"In the times we have worked with Adem Kaan his natural professionalism and quality of work have been nothing short of exceptional; leaving us more than pleased."

"In both business and casual settings, Adem is not only a treat to work with but interact with as well. His wit, personality, and intelligence shine through in his work as well as real life, making communicating and coordinating with him an absolute pleasure."

Lee Thompson, CEO,
Barnhouse Collective

With the work I do, I am constantly reviewing the work of artists from all over the world. One such artist I would consider to be at the top of his field is Adem Kaan. I certainly believe him to be an artist of extraordinary ability.     After years in the industry, I can confidently state that Mr. Kaan is a leading artist who has made critical contributions to high profile projects all over the world. We fully intend to use his works in our many upcoming projects    Steven Hovoke , Co-Founder, Printed in Blood

With the work I do, I am constantly reviewing the work of artists from all over the world. One such artist I would consider to be at the top of his field is Adem Kaan. I certainly believe him to be an artist of extraordinary ability.


After years in the industry, I can confidently state that Mr. Kaan is a leading artist who has made critical contributions to high profile projects all over the world. We fully intend to use his works in our many upcoming projects

Steven Hovoke,
Co-Founder,
Printed in Blood

"Adem Kaan was involved in the product as an illustrator, creating a notable number of images for us in the game. These images were used as both product art and promotional assets."  "I can say with confidence that Adem significantly contributed to the success of Beneath Nexus."    Thomas Panico,  Co-Founder, Silverclutch Games

"Adem Kaan was involved in the product as an illustrator, creating a notable number of images for us in the game. These images were used as both product art and promotional assets."

"I can say with confidence that Adem significantly contributed to the success of Beneath Nexus."

Thomas Panico, Co-Founder,
Silverclutch Games

“Adem’s design was beyond what we imagined while he made sure to stay within our vision and budget.    Overall, Adem was a joy to work with because of his quick and clear communication that got the project done sooner than we expected.“    Brett Williams,  Co-Founder, Skate The Foundry

“Adem’s design was beyond what we imagined while he made sure to stay within our vision and budget.

Overall, Adem was a joy to work with because of his quick and clear communication that got the project done sooner than we expected.“

Brett Williams, Co-Founder,
Skate The Foundry

"Having worked with Adem on a recent project, we were delighted with the result!  A super quick turnaround, great communication throughout the process and an imaginative interpretation of our brief at fantastic value - what more could you ask for!"   James Hunter , Co-Founder, Old Sole Theatre

"Having worked with Adem on a recent project, we were delighted with the result!

A super quick turnaround, great communication throughout the process and an imaginative interpretation of our brief at fantastic value - what more could you ask for!"

James Hunter, Co-Founder,
Old Sole Theatre

"Adem kindly offered his services to create a pitch document for our show Punch Squad (previously titled Cloud Life)."  "His artwork directly contributed to our successful pitch to Cartoon Network at the Annecy Animation Festival last year."   Andrew Phillips,  Co-Director, Punch Monkey Studios

"Adem kindly offered his services to create a pitch document for our show Punch Squad (previously titled Cloud Life)."

"His artwork directly contributed to our successful pitch to Cartoon Network at the Annecy Animation Festival last year."

Andrew Phillips,
Co-Director,
Punch Monkey Studios