The Hive Gallery & Studios presents “THE SECRET ART OF ANIMATORS” an exhibition showcasing personal art work made by the talents behind some of the most innovative and beloved cartoons of our time curated by Stephen Holman and Josephine T. Huang.
*A portion of the proceeds for our opening show will go to non-profit Fighting for Fitness, helping train “at risk youth” and obese children in fitness and martial arts
The Secret Art of Animators: EXHIBITING CAST
Production Designer on Pee-wee’s Playhouse.
– Animation Director/Animator for South Park, The Problem Solverz, The Fairly OddParents.
– Production and Color Designer for The Simpsons, Rick & Morty, Foster’s Home For Imaginary Friends.
– Character Designer on Adventure Time.
– Visual Development Artist and Model Maker on How To Train Your Dragon 1 & 2, The Croods, Shrek.
– Model Maker on Star Wars: Episode I & II. Onscreen star/presenter on Mythbusters.
– Chiodo Bros/Animation Director/Puppet Fabricator on The Simpsons, Tim Burton’s Vincent, Elf.
KEVIN SUKHO LEE
– Nickelodeon Director of Animation Development, Animation Producer on Yo Gabba Gabba
– Designer/Creator/Director of Metalocalypse for Adult Swim, Directed episodes of The Venture Bros, Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
– Character Designer, Comic Book Artist for Adventure Time, Yo Gabba Gabba, Nick Jr.
– Stop Motion Animator and Director – worked on Elf, Robot Chicken, Phantom Investigators.
– Director of Family Guy (Star Wars Episode), Simpsons (1989), King of the Hill (1997), Creator/Director of Lovesick Fool
– Animation Producer, Director – Afro Samurai, Linkin Park ‘Breaking the Habit’ music video, MTV, SEGA
JOHN “HARV” HARVATINE
– Co-Founder/Producer/Director at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios – Cartoon Network’s Robot Chicken
– Stop Motion Animator – Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach, Coraline.
– Production Designer – Netflix’s Bojack Horseman
– Writer/Storyboard Artist on Adventure Time
R – Character & Costume Fabricator – Coraline, ParaNorman, Robot Chicken, Moral Orel.
– Model Maker/Sculptor on Coraline, ParaNorman, Star Wars: Episode II
– Animation Director/Animator – Y’all So Stupid, Wondershowzen, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, music videos for Flying Lotus, The Alchemist.
– Creator/Character Designer – Ni Hao Kai Lan for Nick Jr.
RICK “DIENZO” BLANCO
– VP of Creative for Cartoon Network Enterprises (toys, merchandising).
– Stop Motion Animator of Gumby, Peewee’s Playhouse, Coraline, Nightmare Before Christmas
– Set & Model Builder on Nightmare Before Christmas, James & The Giant Peach, Coraline
– Creator of Life with Loopy, Phantom Investigators, Sam Sandwich, Joe Normal (MTV Liquid TV) / Animation Artist on Pee Wee’s Playhouse
– Creator of Life with Loopy, Phantom Investigators, Sam Sandwich
Opening: September 6th
The Hive Gallery is located at 729 S. Spring Street, in Downtown Los Angeles, 90014