Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Steampunk: The Beginning - The Book

The show catalog is now available for sale. It features CSUF Illustrators, past and present. Pre-order it here.

Monday, December 10, 2012

Jose Rodriguez - MFA 1993

Jose Rodriguez is an award winning illustrator/artist specializing in Custom portraits. Here is an example of what Jose produced while in the graduate program back in the early 90's. Check out what he is doing now - here.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Daniel Cheng - MFA 2004

Daniel Cheng is a concept artist at Treyarch. He's worked as a concept artist on Goldeneye: Rogue Agent, Mercenaries 2: World in Flames, Medal of Honor: Airborne, Steven Spielberg's Boom Blox, Boom Blox Bash Party and Call of Duty: Black Ops I and II.. Check out is website here.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Cheryl Savala - MA 1994

Images from Cheryl's graduate show - 1994. Cheryl is now the owner and creative director of Menagerie Creative.
Cheryl is still a big kid at heart with an office and home consumed with Star Wars, Nightmare Before Christmas and Maleficent toys, but with over 20 years of entertainment marketing and design experience, she's also had the pleasure to direct the creative for several incredible home entertainment campaigns including The Star Wars Saga, Titanic, X-Men, Planet of the Apes and the United Artist 90 Anniversary celebration. Cal State Fullerton is her alma mater where both a BFA and MA in Design and Illustration were earned. Each semester she returns to CSUF to mentor a new group of seniors in an upper division course specializing in entertainment design. Yoda, whom she is sometimes referred to, is proud to say that nearly 30 young apprentices have been recognized by the Hollywood Reporter Key Art Awards in the Annual Student Key Art Award Competition and many of those incredible artists share their passion for great design here at Menagerie Creative. Specialties Entertainment key art, package design and consumer branding that begs to share a great story!

Sunday, March 11, 2012

2012 Graduate Illustration Show

The 2012 Graduate Illustration show, "Evolving Narratives," was open in the West Gallery at CSUF from Monday, March 12 through Thursday, March 15 and featured the artwork of 16 current graduate students:

Dmitriy Astakhov
Quentin Bauer
Allison Blanding
Marvin Chow
Phillip Dimitriadis
Wendy Grieb
Andrea Harris-McGee
Laura Hoffman
Richard Kamimura
Jacob Romeo Lecuyer
Barbara Malley
Dzu Nguyen
Maggie Parr
Carla Roque
Celeste Smith
Doug TenNapel

Please click on the images to enlarge them to a viewable size.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Disneyland Signing Event

CSUF grad student Maggie Parr will be debuting new art and signing prints with several other artists at the Disney Gallery in Disneyland. The event is themed around the Disney trains, and is scheduled for Saturday, November 12, 2011, from 9-11 am. To see the official announcement, click here.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

CSUF Illustration & Star Wars

Professor Cliff Cramp and adjunct Professor Cheryl Savala, both CSUF illustration alumni, team up to produce the package art for Star Wars; The Complete Saga on Blu Ray. Check out Professor Cramp's press release here and Cheryl Savala's press release here.  Cheryl and Cliff were in the illustration graduate program together in the early 90's.