Commission Portrait by Janet Santoyo


Whether you are looking to dress up your social media avatar or commission a portrait of a friend or loved one, you can now commission a ShopColumbia artist to create a custom portrait for you in their distinct style. Choose from the various portrait options including: above the shoulders, above the waist, full body, with an additional person or with hand lettering text.


  • Digital portrait only. Customers are welcome to print to print the portrait after completion.
  • Artist is able to create a portrait commission with the additional options above shoulders, above the waist or full body and with or without an additional prop.
  • Estimated production time frame: 5-7 days
  • Once a portrait is purchased, ShopColumbia staff will follow up to verify the commission details and request a photo or photos to provide the artists. Once completed, ShopColumbia will email the final portrait.
  • Please note that most artists are either in school or recent alumni and their availability may change at any time. If for any reason the artist is unable to complete the commission, ShopColumbia staff will refund the customer or suggest an alternate available artist.
  • If you are an academic department or business and are interested in having multiple portraits created of your staff, please email [email protected] for bulk commissions.

Artist Major: Game Art '21

Artist Statement:  Hi everyone! My inspirations drives from anime styled characters. I enjoy creating characters that lean more towards the realistic side of anime, and I also enjoy creating a more simplified style of it as well, such as chibi. Some of my favorite anime/manga artist are Yana Toboso, Sui Ishida, and Hajime Isayama.

| Grace Choi

Janet is fantastic! She created a beautiful portrait of me using my photos. She's fast and detail-oriented - I can tell she took the time to see details and replicate them in her own style. Thank you! This is another reminder of how awesome Columbia student artists are!

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