David Scott Smith
Dave has been drawing for as long as he can remember, and he is proud to call himself a Cartoonist and an Illustrator. His work has been published in books, printed in newspapers, and has graced theater programs and posters.
Cassie Soliday is inspired by the world, people in it, people not in it, and the visual storytelling of the Disney Legacy. She is hopeful that the will-o’-the-wisps will lead her to one day working in Story for Feature Animation and a life full of Adventure!
Over the past 20 years, Louis fused his design and graphic art for various well-known companies as well as other smaller companies and independent projects. Louis has a BFA in Film from the School of Visual Arts, and an MFA in Visual Effects and 3-D animation from the Academy of Art University and is Currently the creative director for Acme Archives.
Born in San Fernando, California, Javier Soto was an artist from the start. From a young age he was immersed in art classes and programs that have guided him to where he is today. Javier has worked on countless movie sets as a prototype Illustrator, Paint Prototyper and Sculptor and has work closely with many of the actors and filmmakers, assisting with digital film scans. On the side Javier has created art prototypes, real-life scan figures as well custom Vinylmation™ figures.
Los Angeles native, Mike Stilkey, has always been attracted to painting and drawing, not only on vintage paper, record covers and book pages, but on the books themselves. Using only discarded or donated books, Mike brings new life to them as a piece of visual art.
Frank Svengsouk picked up a pencil at a very young age and never let go. He’s been fortunate to be able to take his love of cinema, comics and pop culture ephemera and turn it into fodder for his art and career.
Frank has been working for over ten years at Disney, designing online games and website experiences. He currently serves as an Art Director at Disney Interactive, where he has been involved in creating the websites for Mickey Mouse, Fairies, Tron, Cars, Toy Story and most recently Brave.
Setting the trend with new and innovative jewelry and accessory designs, Tarina Tarantino began with just beads, crystals, sandpaper, inspiration and tons of determination. Tarina has designed an exclusive line of jewelry for the Disney Theme Parks. Her whimsical designs are the perfect blend of magic and sparkle that perfectly suits the conceit of the Disney Vault 28 shop in the Downtown Disney District®.