A native of Portugal, Elisabete is a renowned creator of fine ceramic collectibles. After studying Fine Art, both in Portugal and the United States Elisabete resumed her studies specializing in the field of painting, when she discovered and gained interest in the art of ceramics.
Elisabete has been working in collaboration with Disney since the Autumn of 1993 and has had the opportunity to work with many legendary Disney animators including Ward Kimball, Marc Davis, Ollie Johnson and Frank Thomas.
Brian Growe grew up with a passion for drawing and a love of Disney Animation. And being “part of the magic” at Disney and creating Disney characters is nothing short of dream job for him.
Max Grundy has been a painter, illustrator, and graphic designer for the majority of his life and an art teacher for over a decade. His phobia and hot rod theme artwork is shown throughout the world.
One of the most successful producers working in Hollywood today, Don Hahn has been working creatively as a filmmaker at The Walt Disney Studios for over thirty years.
He is currently developing the stop-motion animated feature Frankenweenie with director Tim Burton, and directing and producing several documentary projects. Hahn has also authored three books on the art of animation
Danny Handke creates magic at Walt Disney Imagineering as an Associate Show Producer and his creative talents have been utilized on many exciting projects and attractions worldwide.
Recently Danny finished writing his first book – Poster Art of the Disney Parks. This Disney Editions book showcases the vast history of Disney attraction posters and will be released in 2012.
Matt Hawkins is a papertoy artist, illustrator, cartoonist and incessant doodler living in Kansas City. His work has been shown in art galleries and exhibitions all over the world, and also in numerous books and magazines.
Brilliantly composed and filled with vibrant color, the paintings of Manuel Hernandez are a feast for the eyes and capture the magic and essence of this timeless artistic tradition moving into the twenty-first century.