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Alishea Gibson

Alishea Gibson

Alishea Gibson is an illustrator and graphic designer living in Berkeley, CA. Alishea is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley where she studied art and animation. After interning at PDI/DreamWorks, she started work as a graphic designer and spends her free time illustrating for an iPad storybook start-up in the Bay Area (expected release [...]

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Brett 2D Bean

Brett “2D” Bean Character Designer & Visual Development Artist After asking to be a drummer to his mother at an early age, Brett Bean was handed a piece of paper and a pencil because it was, “much more quiet.” Unbeknownst to his mother and her simple gesture of headache reduction methodology, she spurred on the career of [...]

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Claire Almon Character Designer and Illustrator

Claire Almon Character Designer and Illustrator

This is the debut year for Claire Almon at CTN!  Most recently designing the beloved cast of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia for  Charlie Kelly’s Up-esque daydream, she is currently the lead character designer for the new pilot Bigfoot executive produced by Seth Rogan for FX.  Please come by and say hello at table XT25 where [...]

Schools

Ringling College of Art and Design

Ringling College of Art and Design

Ringling College of Art and Design is a private, not-for-profit, fully accredited college offering Bachelor degree programs in 14 disciplines, including our award-winning Computer Animation program.  Located on Florida’s gulf coast, the picturesque 35-acre campus now includes 90 buildings, and attracts over 1,300 students from 44 states and 53 foreign countries.  We are recognized as [...]

Studios

Riot Games

Riot Games

  Riot Games was established in 2006 by entrepreneurial gamers who believe that player-focused game development can result in great games. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to critical and player acclaim. As the most played online PC game in the world, over 32 million play every month. Players form the [...]