About IXT Studio

Meet our artists - Erick Adrian Marquez and Mayling Pao. Based out of West palm Beach, FL, Marquez & Pao enjoy working on a variety of projects in different media. Their portfolio consists of fine art, body painting, murals, sculpture, illustration, & graphic design.

Contact IXT Studio today to hire one of the artists to commission a piece.

Erick Adrian Marquez - Published Comic Book Artist, Sculptor, & Muralist


Erick Adrian Marquez- sculptor, muralist, and published comic book artist - with a style that's bold and unique. A graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, he's done several projects for Bluewater comics, including cover and all interior art for the Conan O'Brien bio-comic.

His professional experience began with an internship at DC Comics in New York City, before his graduation from the Kansas City Art Institute.

As a professional freelance artist, he has also worked on William Shatner Presents: Man O'War and Vincent Price Presents: Road Rage.

Currently, he is working on 3 independent projects:

  • Prairie City Response -a super hero comic book written by Marshall Edwards
  • Mayfly #2 - part 2 of a horror series written by Marshall Edwards
  • Blacklands published by Outland Entertainment

View Erick Marquez' Portfolio

Mayling Pao - Fine Art Painter, Body Painter, & Sculptor


Fine Artist Mayling Pao was born in Matagalpa, Nicaragua and raised in South Florida.

She attended the prestigious high school, New World School of the Arts in Miami, FL and received her BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute in Kansas City, MO.

Prior to graduating KCAI, she began her professional illustration experience with an internship and later freelancing for the Kansas City Star newspaper. Over 20 of her color illustrations have been published in the newspaper.

Her fine art has been exhibited in galleries and art festivals in Miami and West Palm Beach, FL, and Kansas City, MO

Her expertise in web development and search engine optimization has led her to teach full-day beginner's workshops in HTML/CSS & SEO for real estate investors and small business owners.

Mayling Pao is also a body painter and special effects makeup artist. During the Halloween season, Pao is one of four lead makeup artists for the haunted houses at the well-known Fright Nights attraction at the South Florida Fairgrounds.

Recently, she has been commissioned to paint public murals that can be found in downtown West Palm Beach and the Lake Park Arts District.

When she is not painting or sculpting in her studio, she enjoys teaching art to inspire creativity in children and homeschooling her own little artists.

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