Art + Design lecture: Gary Schwartz

“Magic inspires my art; the something that comes from nothing.”

Gary Schwartz is an Academy Award nominated filmmaker, award winning animator, director, artist and educator. Mr. Schwartz conducts intensive hands-on animation workshops in elementary, middle, high school, under-graduate, graduate, post-graduate, professional training, film festivals, museums, summer camps, community centers, prisons & psychiatric hospitals national & internationally in an environment of creativity, imagination and self-expression.

Through his company Single Frame Films, Gary produced, designed and directed animation for Disney, Sesame Street, MTV, Fox Television, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting and others. Mr. Schwartz is currently Lecturer at the University of Michigan School of Art & Design.

His kinetic cinema sculptures, installations and films have been exhibited in major museums and galleries internationally.

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Organizer: Department of Art + Design