(American, b. 1958)
THE BIG BARN
Charcoal on Handmade Paper
20 x 30 Inches
Signed Lower Right, 'A.H.S.'
Adam Schnitzer received a BA from UC Santa Barbara in 1979 and an MFA in Painting from Stanford University in 1984. From 1984-1994 he made a living as a landscape painter, showing his work nationally through galleries in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York. Also during this period, Mr. Schnitzer was an Adjunct Professor of painting and drawing at the College of San Mateo and Cogswell College in Sunnyvale, CA. In 1994 he began his career in the computer game industry as a matte painter at Rocket Science Games. From 1995-1997 was employed at LucasArts Entertainment Company painting 2D sets and building 3D environments on The Dig, Outlaws, and Grim Fandango. In 1997 he went to work for Pixar Animation Studios as a Layout Artist and received screen credits for A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, and Monsters Inc.
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