Hector J. Ortega is an up-and-coming artist from south Jersey.  He was born December 1, 1983 in Jersey City, New Jersey.  Hector spent most of his life growing up in Salem, New Jersey.  After graduating from Salem High School in (2002) he decided to take some time off from schooling.  In (2004) Hector decided to take his art talent seriously and enrolled in The Art Institute of Philadelphia.  Where in (2008) he graduated with a Bachelors degree in Media Arts and Animation.  In June of (2018) Hector published his first art book titled, "HIGH OFF MY OWN SUPPLIES: ART OF HECTOR J. ORTEGA" and is currently working on a second book.  His work can also be seen on the cover of "HUMANITY: THE ALIEN PROJECT ANCIENT ASTRONAUT THEORY" written by Vincenzo J Macrino.  He also illustrated, "THE MANY ADVENTURES OF ERIK AND ARNOLD: GOOD MORNING GLADIATOR" written by H. N. Whitaker. Hector also designed a independent movie poster for SaintSinners Entertainment, "SICKNESS" directed by Brandon E. Brooks.  Hector is a hard working father of two children and is in the works of starting his own production company.