We can't believe Nickelodeon Animation has been around for 25 years!?!! AND it's been 20+ years since LIFE WITH LOOPY first aired on Nickelodeon! Help us celebrate by watching one of our favorite episodes...
We are curating an art show called "THE SECRET ART OF ANIMATORS" at The Hive Gallery in downtown Los Angeles showcasing personal art work made by the talents behind some of the most innovative and beloved cartoons of our time! Come on down and see what these amazing artists get up to outside the walls of the animation studio!
Opening Night September 6th from 8-11:30PM. Show runs from Sept 6th-27th.
The Hive Gallery - 729 Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014
Just a few of the artists featured in the show...
RIC HEITZMAN - Production Designer on Pee-wee's Playhouse.
MARTIN CENDREDA - Animation Director/Animator for South Park, The Problem Solverz, The Fairly OddParents.
CAROL WYATT - Production and Color Designer for The Simpsons, Rick & Morty, Foster's Home For Imaginary Friends.
MATT FORSYTHE - Character Designer on Adventure Time.
FACUNDO RABAUDI - Visual Development Artist and Model Maker on How To Train Your Dragon 1 & 2, The Croods, Shrek.
TORY BELLICI - Model Maker on Star Wars: Episode I & II. Onscreen star/presenter on Mythbusters.
STEPHEN CHIODO - 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.
JON SCHNEPP - Designer/Creator/Director of Metalocalypse for Adult Swim, Directed episodes of The Venture Bros, Aqua Teen Hunger Force.
BECKY DREISTADT - Character Designer, Comic Book Artist for Adventure Time, Yo Gabba Gabba, Nick Jr.
MUSA BROOKER - Stop Motion Animator and Director - worked on Elf, Robot Chicken, Phantom Investigators.
DOMINIC POLCINO - Director of Family Guy (Star Wars Episode), Simpsons (1989), King of the Hill (1997), Creator/Director of Lovesick Fool.
ERIC CALDERON - 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.
JUSTIN KOHN - Stop Motion Animator - Nightmare Before Christmas, James and the Giant Peach, Coraline.
LISA HANAWALT - Production Designer - Netflix's Bojack Horseman.
JESSE MOYNIHAN - Writer/Storyboard Artist on Adventure Time.
MARGARET MEYER - Character & Costume Fabricator - Coraline, ParaNorman, Robot Chicken, Moral Orel.
MIKE MURNANE - Model Maker/Sculptor on Coraline, ParaNorman, Star Wars: Episode II
DEVIN FLYNN - Animation Director/Animator - Y'all So Stupid, Wondershowzen, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, music videos for Flying Lotus, The Alchemist.
KAREN CHAU - Creator/Character Designer - Ni Hao Kai Lan for Nick Jr.
RICK "DIENZO" BLANCO - VP of Creative for Cartoon Network Enterprises (toys, merchandising).
RICH ZIMMERMAN - Stop Motion Animator of Gumby, Peewee's Playhouse, Coraline, Nightmare Before Christmas.
FON DAVIS - Set & Model Builder on Nightmare Before Christmas, James & The Giant Peach, Coraline.
STEPHEN HOLMAN - Creator of Life with Loopy, Phantom Investigators, Sam Sandwich, Joe Normal (MTV Liquid TV) / Animation Artist on Pee Wee's Playhouse.
JOSEPHINE T. HUANG - Creator of Life with Loopy, Phantom Investigators, Sam Sandwich, animator on James & The Giant Peach.
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