Amelia Earhart was raised in Burnaby, British Columbia. Born in Irosin, Sorsogon, Philippines, Amelia focuses on creating work that calls upon her own questions of what being human means, depicting vulnerability through movement in 2D animation and experimenting with the physicality of stop motion mediums. Visit Amelia's website.
Anna Firth is a Vancouver-based visual artist. She primarily works with traditional animation methods to create media installations & gifs. Anna’s frenetic hand-drawn animations explore the historical and contemporary relationships between animation and loops, labour, and the sensation of being stuck. She recently graduated from Emily Carr University’s MFA program and previously attended The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. Visit Anna's website.
Alia Hijaab is a mixed Syrian Vancouver-based visual artist and animator. She spent most of her life living in the Middle East, and moved to Canada where she obtained her BMA in Animation from Emily Carr University of Art + Design. Alia uses her experiences as an immigrant in her practice, she is a storyteller at heart and her work explores issues of her Syrian identity, immigration, loss, social justice and examining what it means to be an Arab woman in a contemporary context. Visit Alia's website.
Chhaya Naran is a queer, trans artist and animator. They are a recent grad of Emily Carr University. Currently based in Vancouver, they hail from Kingston, Ontario, and are a part of the South Asian diaspora. Chhaya is influenced by their multiple overlapping identities, as well as a love for friends, family, food, and fantasy. Visit Chhaya's website.
Chris Strickler is from West Lafayette, Indiana and graduated in 2018 with a BMA in Animation from Emily Carr University of Art + Design. He is an animator, installation artist, and live visual performer. His work in all disciplines leans towards the abstract, with a focus on graphic shapes and crunchy textures. Visit Chris' website.
David Gorodetsky is an Emily Carr BFA student trying to find ways to create illustrations, animations, sculpture, ceramics and more. He is inspired by the weirdness of our universe, queer narratives, and a lot of mushrooms. Too many mushrooms. He hopes that flavourcel grows into new and exciting ways for Vancouver to meet its animation community. Visit David's Instagram.
Gil Goletski is a multi-media doer and recent Emily Carr University graduate currently living in Vancouver. They are primarily a 2D animator, but they also experiment with stop-motion and pixellation. They are interested in bright colours, ugly faces, sloppy lines, and micro-narratives. Visit Gil's website.
2D Animator, writer and sound designer who was born in Seoul, South Korea, raised in Wichita, Kansas and educated at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, B.C. I’m creatively drawn to the weird and experimental side of narratives. I like dots, lines and bold color choices. I don't really know where else to go from here...Yup. Visit Josh's website.
Julia Song is an animator and artist from Seoul, Korea, currently based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Her work mostly focuses on storytelling through character animation, but also expands to experimental animation. She attempts to visually express the character’s experience and emotion through experimenting with the fluidity of animation. Visit Julia's website.
Kat Morris is an artist working in the field of 2D animation from Smithers, BC, and currently resides in Vancouver. Using hand-drawn digital animation, she explores the limits and possibilities of narrative through symbolism, soundscapes and fluid, illustrative motions. Having grown up in the rural areas of Northern BC, Kat’s work takes heavy influence from the organic and natural aspects that allow the world, and her animation, to breathe a life all its own. Visit Kat's website.
Lana is a queer animator and filmmaker born in the NWT, recently graduated from NSCAD University with a Major in Film and currently based in Vancouver, BC. She does freelance art direction for shorts + music videos as well as working independantly in cel and stop motion animation. She draws inspiration from her relationships, sexuality, pop culture and anything that’s strange. Visit Lana's website.
Laurel Pucker is a Vancouver based artist and animator that specializes in 3D projects and low poly modeling. She has a Bachelor of Media Arts from Emily Carr University of Art and Design, and is single and ready to mingle. She’s also part of a yuppie food program that delivers meals to her door, because she is that bitch. She also loves dogs. Visit Laurel's website.
Rowen is a California-born artist currently residing in Vancouver, BC. She moved to Vancouver to attend Emily Carr University and graduated with a BMA in Animation. Her primary focus while in school was 3D, but her interest in animation branches to 2D as well. Her work is focused on characters and often autobiographical, usually translated into comic form or .gif format. Visit Rowen's Instagram.