From the Disney Parks Blog and written by: Valerie Lee
Love! February features the sweetest of art and your opportunity to meet the artists in WonderGround Gallery in the Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort. Have your favorite piece signed, making a very unique Valentine gift for your special someone, or yourself!
Featured Artisan of the Month: Brittney Lee
Brittney creates the kind of charming and effervescent characters that can leap to life in a wide variety of applications from traditional animation, CG animation and book illustration to stunning fine art cut paper sculptures. As a visual development artist at the Walt Disney Animation Studios, she is well-known for her work on “Frozen” and “Zootopia.”
Appearance Dates: Feb. 1-2 from 1 to 4 p.m.
Artist in Residence: Gabby Zapata
Gabby Zapata is an illustrator and visual development artist in the animation industry. Born in sunny Los Angeles, Gabby has a passion for fun bright colors that are often reflected in her work. She majored in Computer Animation at Ringling College of Art and Design. Gabby has worked for several studios doing character designs and visual development. Along with her art, she enjoys spending time exploring new places and spending time with friends and family.
Appearance Dates: Feb. 8-9, 15-16, and 22-23 from 5 to 9 p.m.
Artist Showcase: Jerrod Maruyama
Jerrod is an illustrator who also studied at San Jose State University and his specialty is making character designs and all things cute.
Appearance Date: Feb. 14 from 6 to 8 p.m.
At WonderGround Gallery, enter a world of imagination inspired by your favorite Disney films and characters and see interpretive works in a range of art mediums by dozens of artists. Discover distinctive pieces for your home, office or as special gifts, all rooted in Disney’s time-honored heritage of storytelling through art.