about me

Jonay Bacallado, illustrator born in the Canary Islands (Spain), finishes his studies of Fine Arts in Barcelona and starts his career for various spanish and american publishers as a children’s book illustrator.

His interests in animation and concept art led him to study a Master Degree in those fields. His works as a concept artist for the film industry began with Mel Gibson's Apocalypto, followed by James Cameron’s Avatar, HBO's Rome and John Carter of Mars (Walt Disney/Pixar).

His collaboration with Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Costume Designer Mayes Rubeo continues in Warcraft, The Great Wall and  Thor: Ragnarok. He has been part of 20 projects during his career so far, including feature films, series and animation projects.

His most recent works as Senior Costume Illustrator includes: Marvel's Wandavisionwinner of the Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes Award at the 73rd Emmys; upcoming DC’s Blue Beetle (Warner Bros); Thor: Love and Thunder and Werewolf by Night (Marvel tudios) and a collaboration with Jonathan Nolan for an upcoming project. 


S.S. VENTURE AWARD (Winner) Isla Calavera, Festival de Cine Fantástico de Canarias - Cuidad de La Laguna, 2022.
PRIMETIME EMMY AWARDS (Winner) Outstanding Fantasy / Sci-Fi Costumes, WANDAVISION "Filmed Before a Live Studio Audience", Disney+, 2020-2021.
COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARDS (Nomination) Contributor to Mayes C. Rubeo, Excellence in Scy-Fy / Fantasy Film, THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER, 2023.
COSTUME DESIGNERS GUILD AWARDS (Nomination) Contributor to Mayes C. Rubeo, Excellence in Sci-Fy / Fantasy Film, THOR: RAGNAROK, 2018.


DEADPOOL 3 Senior Costume Illustrator, Marvel Studios, 2023.

KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Senior Costume Illustrator, Disney Studios / 20th Century Fox, 2022.

UPCOMING PROJECT (JONATHAN NOLAN'S SERIES) Senior Costume Illustrator, 2022.

WEREWOLF BY NIGHT (MARVEL'S HALLOWEEN SPECIAL) Senior Costume Illustrator, Marvel Studios, 2021-2022.

BLUE BEETLE Senior Costume Illustrator, Warner Bros, 2021.

THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER Senior Costume Illustrator, Marvel Studios, 2020-2021.

WANDAVISION Senior Costume Illustrator, Costume Department, Marvel Studios, 2019-2020.

MOUSE GUARD Senior Costume Illustrator, 20th Century Fox, 2019.

FREE GUY Costume Illustrator, Costume and character development for Molotov Girl, 20th Century Fox, 2019.

COWBOY NINJA VIKING Senior Costume Illustrator. Prep. Berlin July/August, 2018.

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE Senior Costume Illustrator, Visual development, Sony. 2018.

THOR: RAGNAROK Senior Costume Illustrator, Marvel Studios, 2015-2016.

THE GREAT WALL Senior Costume Illustrator, Legendary Pictures, 2014-2015.

WARCRAFT: THE BEGINNING Senior costume illustrator, Legendary Pictures, 2013-2014.

DISNEY TOONS STUDIOS Costume and Character Design for Untitled Raymond Project, Disney, 2012-2013.

JOHN CARTER OF MARS Senior illustrator,  Disney, 2009-2010.

DRAGON BALL EVOLUTION Costume Illustrator, Dune Entertaintment ,2008.

James Cameron's AVATAR Costume Illustrator, 20th Century Fox, 2007.

ROME (second season) Hair and Make up illustrator, HBO, 2006-2007.

Mel Gibson's APOCALYPTO Make up artist: drawing, Touchstone Pictures, 2005-2006.


BFA, BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS University of La Laguna, Tenerife. University of Barcelona. 1999-2003.

MASTER OF GRAPHIC DESIGN Instituto Informático de Canarias, 2004-2005.

MASTER OF TRADITIONAL ANIMATION La Casa Animada, La Mirada Producciones, Tenerife, 2007-2008.