Artist Spotlight

Featured Artist: Arie Monroe!

GDG: Where are you from / currently live? AM: I am originally from Kansas City Missouri and I am currently living there as well, though I often travel for work and have traveled for school to other states. GDG: Could you give us an overview of your art background? AM: I have always loved cartoons and animation. I grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons and The Disney Afternoon and was inspired greatly by all of it. Especially…

Artist Spotlight: Cassie Soliday

GDG: Where are you from? CS: I’m originally from a small town in Southern Illinois but am blessed to now live in Southern California. Hmm… I see a pattern here. GDG: Could you give us a brief overview of your art background? CS: Like many, I grew up watching cartoons, drawing what I would see on screen, and wondering what living in these other worlds would be like.  It wasn’t until Toy Story came out…

Artist Spotlight: Jennifer Llewellyn

GDG: Where are you from and where do you live now?  JL: I’m currently residing Westbank Kelowna in Canada.   I am living right off the beautiful Okanagan Lake. GDG: Could you give us a brief overview of your art background? JL: I’ve always had a passion for drawing, as kids we never had coloring books. My mom would draw any character we requested and we got to color it. Watching her draw and doodle all day every…

Featured Artist: Mako Fufu

GDG: Where are you from and where do you live now?  MF: I was born and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina. I moved to the US in late 2012. I lived in NY for a while, then in NC… and I may be relocating to a different state shortly (keep tuned!). GDG: Could you give us a brief overview of your art background? MF: I’m a self-taught artist, I always loved making art and I’ve been…

Artist Spotlight: Jamie Gibbons

GDG: Where are you from and where do you live now?   JG: Originally from Tucson, AZ. I currently reside in Denver, CO. GDG: Could you give us a brief overview of your art background? JG: Since childhood, I have been obsessed with animation and art.  I managed to get a scholarship to the University of Arizona where I studied Digital Media and Animation. Shortly after, I married my high school sweetheart (still married) and followed…

Artist Spotlight: Lisa Dosson

Where are you from / currently live? LD: I was born and raised in a very small community in Northern Michigan. Currently, I live in Burbank, California Could you give us a brief overview of your art background (when you first became interested in art, education, work history, etc…) we just need a couple sentences, doesn’t have to be full bio. LD: I got into drawing from a pretty early age, and decided I wanted…

Artist Spotlight: Megan Kelly

Where are you from / currently live? MK: I am originally from a small town up north called Patterson. I currently live in Los Angeles. Could you give us a brief overview of your art background (when you first became interested in art, education, work history, etc…) MK: I have always been interested in drawing, but it wasn’t until I watched my first bugs bunny cartoon that I decided I wanted to become an animator….

Artist Spotlight: Joanna Davidovich

Johanna’s Portfolio Where are you from / currently live? I’m living it up in Atlanta, Georgia. Could you give us a brief overview of your art background (when you first became interested in art, education, work history, etc…) we just need a couple sentences, doesn’t have to be full bio.  I’ve always loved drawing and watching cartoons.  My parents still boast how a painting of mine sold at a school charity auction when I was…

Artist Spotlight: Katie Grech

Katie’s Portfolio Where are you from / currently live? Mackay, Australia Could you give us a brief overview of your art background (when you first became interested in art, education, work history, etc…) we just need a couple sentences, doesn’t have to be full bio. I became interested in art when I was a kid In the 80/90’s, watching my uncle draw and paint, watching animated movies (a favourite was The Little Mermaid) and playing…