Gennie Rim, former artistic manager at Pixar and Disney, picks up her ongoing series centered on the art of animation with a new exhibit, “Ladies of Animation,” underlining the personal work of female artists from major studios including Disney, Pixar, and Dreamworks. The Opening Reception will be held on Saturday, February 9th from 6 – 10 p.m at GRspace (114 W. 4th St. Los Angeles, CA 90013). The show runs through March 2nd, 2013.
Featured in the show are: Victoria Ying, Sho Murase, Helen Mingjue Chen, Nicole Mitchell, Clio Chiang, Griselda Sastrawinata, Anna Chambers, Lorelay Bove, Claire Keane, Fawn Veerasunthorn, Brittney Lee, Kendelle Hoyer and Lissa Treiman.
The women’s contributions span many disciplines within the world of animation from the design of feature characters to story and visual development in films such as Tangled, Wreck-It Ralph, Frankenweenie, and Paperman. The reach of their work extends beyond the studios into the arenas of toy design, graphic novels and advertising.
Of these artists, Rim says, “All of these women are world-class talent, and their personal work should be seen and recognized within the community of animation, and also within the world of fine art.”
A portion of proceeds will be used to support GRworks’ free monthly art workshop for kids — Rim’s simultaneous effort to foster interest and support for youth arts in Los Angeles. The next workshop, taught by animation artists, is scheduled for Saturday, February 15th from 1 – 3 p.m. at GRspace. For more information, please email info@GRworks.com.
Founded by animation professional Gennie Rim, GRworks was conceived in 2012 to bridge the gap between the creativity in commercial animation and fine art. Integral to the vision and philosophy of GRworks is the desire to create a space for highly talented production artists to pursue and exhibit personal works to the fine art and contemporary art communities. GRworks-curated shows have showcased many of the animation industry’s top talent. Rim brings more than 15 years of experience in animation and film, working at such industry titans as Disney and Pixar.
Talented couple Victoria Ying and Mike Yamada have been collaborating on colorful, animation-inspired illustrations for some time. “CURIOSITIES” will be their first narrative project. Gallery Nucleus is proud to host a workshop, release party and tribute art exhibition of new original work by them and their colleagues in celebration of the new book on Saturday October 27, 2012.
Before the exhibition Nucleus will host a three hour workshop with the husband and wife team
Workshop Time: 3pm – 6pm
Workshop Admission: $50 (tickets at top of event page)
Mike and Victoria will give a digital painting demo and go over their process used for the book as well as discussing the style choices and writing of the book.
Art Exhibition Time: 7pm – 11pm
Exhibition Admission: FREE
Jared Andrew Schorr
More to be announced shortly!
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Brittney Lee appears on Sunday April 17, 1:00PM – 4:30PM
Cost: $20 per person (PRESALE)
PURCHASE TICKETS HERE
$25 at the door.
Join Gallery Nucleus and Motivarti for a special event featuring visual development artist Brittney Lee. In this exclusive event, Brittney will share her experiences with transitioning from art school into a successful career in feature animation, as well as the techniques she uses to create her exquisite paper art.
The Afternoon Includes:
A one-hour lecture with Q&A, with topics including Brittney’s development as an artist, techniques for creating a fan base, and advice for making the transition to a career in the entertainment industry.
A two-hour, open-format paper demo, in which Brittney will craft an original paper work while explaining her process and techniques.
Artist meet-and-greet, with print and book signing following the paper demo.
A raffle of the original paper artwork created during Brittney’s demo; you’ll receive 3 free raffle tickets for attending, with more tickets available for purchase at the event.
An opportunity to purchase a limited-run, numbered and signed print which Brittney has created exclusively for Gallery Nucleus and Motivarti for this event
At Motivarti, we believe that luck happens when opportunity meets preparation. Whether you’re a working professional, recent graduate, or current student, you’ll find that our lectures, classes, workshops, and events will broaden your creative horizons, and help you make your own luck.
About Brittney Lee
After graduating from Rochester Institute of Technology’s School of Film and Animation, Brittney moved to the West Coast with the goal of working in the entertainment industry. Over time, she created a fan base and built buzz around her playful, exquisitely crafted paper art. She currently works for Walt Disney Animation, with credits including the children’s book, Tangled: A Dazzling Day.
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Nucleus warmly welcomes you to a gigantic, visual feast in micro proportions! Working within the 2×2 – 6×6 inch guidelines and in both traditional 2D and 3D media, this exhibit will feature an explosive roster of talent working in animation and visual development.
December 11, 2010 – January 4, 2011
Opening Reception / Dec 11, 7:00PM – 11:00PM
The Micro Show began with a group of animators and friends working at Disney. Creating personal, bite-size works of art was a respite from their daily creative grind and eventually they gathered all the pieces and displayed them in modest exhibits. On December 11, we bring you the most macro of the Micro Shows thus far. Featuring the talents working at Disney, Pixar, and Dreamworks, artists were invited to do everything but wallpaper our upstairs Atrium gallery with their micro-sized creations.
This exhibit is sure to be an awe-inspiring event, not to mention a personal glimpse into extraordinary talents and minds behind your favorite animated films!
Andy Schuhler Story Artist
Aurian Redson, Story Artist
Austin Madison, Animator
Ben Balistreri, Story Artist
Bill Perkins, VisDev Artist
Bill Schwab, VisDev Artist
Brian Kesinger, Story and Layout Artist
Brittany Lee, VisDev Artist
Cassia Harries: Sculptor
Chen-yi Chang, Story Artist
Clio Chiang, Story Artist
Daniel Arriaga, VisDev Artist
Darren Webb, Story Artist
Dave Derrick, Story
Dave Pimentel, Head of Story
Don Hall, Director
Ed Gombert, Head of Story
Jeff Snow, Head of Story
Jeff Turley, VisDev Artist
Jenny Lerew, Story Artist
Jeremy Costello, Production Department Manager
Jeremy Spears, Story Artist
Jin Kim, VisDev Artist
Joe Moshier, Visual Development Artist
John Musker, Director
John Puglisi, Director
Josie Trinidad, Story Artist
Justin Cram, VisDev Artist
Kendelle Hoyer, Story Artist
Lauren MacMullen, Story Artist
Leo Matsuda, Story Artist
Lissa Treiman, Story Artist
Lorelay Bove, VisDev Artist
Louie Del Carmen, Story
Mark Kennedy, Head of Story
Mark Walton, Story
Mike Gabriel, Art Director
Mike Giaimo, Art Director
Mike Lester, Story Artist
Minkyu Lee, Animator
Nancy Kruse, Story Artist
Nate Wragg, VisDev Artist
Nicole Mitchell, Story Artist
Normand Lemay, Story Artist
Paul Briggs, Head of Story
Ryan O’Loughlin, Story
Ryan Savas, Story Artist
Shane Prigmore, Head of Story
Shiyoon Kim, VisDev Artist
Steve Anderson, Director
Steve Macleod, Story Artist
Ted Mathot, Head of Story
Toby Shelton, Head of Story
Vi-Dieu Nguyen, Story Artist
Victoria Ying, VisDev Artist
Will Mata, Story Artist
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