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Chicks In Crisis

Monday, October 27, 2014

Valerie LaPointe ~ 'Mermaids'

Valerie LaPointe received a BFA from Virginia Commonwealth University. After being awarded the Jacob K. Javits Fellowship from the US Department of Education,  LaPointe graduated from USC, with an MFA in Animation.  LaPointe has been at Pixar Animation Studios as a full-time Story Artist, since January 2007. She has worked on Presto, Brave, Mater's Tall Tales, Newt, Partysaurus Rex, Small Fry, Inside Out, and most recently, The Good Dinosaur. She has also worked with the theme parks division and Disney Imagineering for Disney Theme Parks.  When she is not working at Pixar, LaPointe creates graphic novels, short stories, children's books, teaches story workshops and much more. Valerie supported The Mother Hen Project in 2010 and is once again supporting Chicks In Crisis by donating this beautiful and original painting. Come to ROOM gallery in Mill Valley on November 8th between 2 and 5 to  bid on Valerie's art work.