Chris Sasaki is an animation art director and illustrator living in Oakland, California. He’s worked at Pixar Animation Studios and has designed characters for Monsters University (2013) Inside Out (2015), Coco (2017) and Onward (2020). He also served as production designer on the Oscar nominated shorts, Sanjay’s Super Team (2015) and Weekends (2017). Some of his other past clients include LAIKA Entertainment, Blue Sky Studios, Disney Television Animation, DreamWorks, Red Cap Greeting Cards, and Jim Henson Studios. His work has been featured at Gallery Nucleus, on Cartoon Brew, New York Times, and in the Society of Illustrators yearly annual. In 2016, Chris made his first venture into illustrated books with a short story collection for young adults entitled GHOST.
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