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Friday, October 10, 2014

Robert Kondo ~ 'Swedish Black Hen'

Robert Kondo grew up in Hacienda Heights,  California. He is an alumnus of the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, where he studied illustration and design with Norm Schureman.  Robert has worked at Oblique Strategies, Angel Studios and Pixar Animation Studios where his credits include Sets Art Director for Ratatouille, Toy Story 3, and Monsters University.

In 2013 Kondo and Dice Tsutsumi made their directorial debut with The Dam Keeper which premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival and is being screened and celebrated in Film Festivals around the globe. The animated short is a blend of traditional hand-drawn animation and digital painting techniques which brings Kondo and Tsutsumi's celebrated painting style to life. In 2014, Kondo & Tsutsumi left Pixar to launch a new venture called Tonko House.

Robert supported The Mother Hen Project in 2010 and has once again created and donated a beautiful and highly original piece which will be included in this years auction on November 8.