The Spectrum 21 judging event is this Saturday! Five jury members will convene in San Jose, California to cast their votes to decide which call for entries submissions are included in Spectrum 21: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. Good luck to everyone who participated!
Meet our second jury member: Shelly Wan.
Shelly Wan is originally from Guangzhou, a city in southern China. After graduating from the attached school of the Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts, she came to Los Angeles, California to attend Pasadena Art Center College of Design. An illustration major, it wasn’t until the last school year that she began painting digitally. She interned at Walt Disney Imagineering during school, and went to work for Rockstar Games as a Concept Artist after graduating in December of 2004, on titles “Bully” and “Red Dead Redemption.” In 2007 she went to work at Imagi Animation Studio, as a Visual Development artist on “Astroboy.” Shelly started at Pixar Animation Studio as a sketch/color artist in 2010 to begin work on “Monsters University.” She has also done art for multiple book/comic covers and “Magic: the gathering.” Shelly was awarded “Best In Show” at the Beverly Hills Summer Art Show 2008, and was also awarded The Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist in the same year. She has been featured in multiple exhibits at the American Museum of Illustration.
To learn more about Shelly, visit her website here.