Tuesday, November 7, 2023
5:30 pm MT | Doors Open at 5:00 pm
Mary Harris Auditorium / Virtually
The VASD Program presents The Art of Exploration, an Artist Talk by Deanna Marsigliese. This event is free and open to the public and offered both in-person on the RMCAD campus and live streamed. Free refreshments are provided for in person guests. Pre-event registration is highly encouraged. (Faculty, when registering with your class, please have students register individually).
To attend in person on the RMCAD campus, please register here>
Watch at the live steam here>
Deanna Marsigliese is an Italian-Canadian animation art director living in San Francisco, CA. Specializing in storytelling through character and costume design, Marsigliese has worked for Pixar Animation Studios since 2012. Her credits include Soul (2020), Onward (2020), Toy Story 4 (2019), Incredibles 2 (2018), Bao (2018), Inside Out (2015), and The Good Dinosaur (2013). Most recently, Marsigliese acted as both character art director and animation sketch artist lead for Pixar’s Luca (2021).
Prior to Pixar, Marsigliese freelanced as a 2D animator and character designer on a wide variety of film, television, and commercial projects. She also served as the Professor of Classical Animation at Seneca College in Toronto, Canada for six years. Today, Marsigliese enjoys leading workshops, delivering keynote presentations, and participating in panel discussions worldwide, all in the hopes of inspiring others through her passion for animation and design. She has been hosted by SXSW, D23, ILM, WIA, LBXO, THU, Brainbar, Leaders London, The View Conference, RiseUp Summit, Pixelatl, Prémios Quirino, and The Walt Disney Family Museum.
Marsigliese is a vintage fashion enthusiast with a penchant for very large designer costume jewels. When in need of inspiration, she explores; traveling the world at length with a surprisingly small backpack.
Learn more Here>