Björn Hurri is an award winning concept artist and art director from Sweden now located in the United Kingdom. He has worked for all major publishers and with over 100+ titles (Horizon, Alien Isolation, God of War 4, Dishonored, League of Legends and more). We’ve recently had Björn as a guest for Playgrounds TV talking about his art book Abominations, but we simply had to listen to him also live, right under our very eyes!
Björn has been a professional artist in the entertainment industries for over 20 years and has also developed an indie game called The Other Brothers as an Art Director. He has contributed to many award winning titles that include Dead Space 2, Bioshock Infinite, Sniper Ghost Warrior 2, Spec Ops: Front Line, Infamous 2, Shadowrun, and Total War.
He has been teaching artists since 2008 and he also taught a highly popular character design class at CG Master Academy. Björn has shared his knowledge in lectures and demos at 15+ workshops and events in multiple countries and to thousands of people.
He is currently working in the entertainment industry as Lead Artist for Opus Artz.