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Michael Gurau is a formerly California-based artist now residing in Overland Park, KS, who has worked in animation and the fine arts for over 20 years. He first studied at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) to study film/video-Character Animation. He then went on to work on projects such as Futurama, Famil… Read More
Michael Gurau is a formerly California-based artist now residing in Overland Park, KS, who has worked in animation and the fine arts for over 20 years. He first studied at California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) to study film/video-Character Animation. He then went on to work on projects such as Futurama, Family Guy, Baby Blues, and Looney Tunes Shorts. He also worked at Gentle Giant studios painting Toy Prototypes. He has worked extensively with model and toy prototypes, including production, color-matcing, and painting. He has amassed a collector base which includes Clive Barker–creator of the Hellraiser series, Jonathon Davis–singer for the metal band Korn, Charlie Benante–drummer for the metal band Anthrax, Marylin Manson, and actor Johnny Depp.
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  • Adjunct Professor
    Johnson County Community College — Overland Park, KS, USA
  • Administrative Assistant to the Graphic Design department
    Johnson County Community College — Overland Park, KS, USA
  • Stephanie Sabato's personal assistant and teaching assistant
    Johnson County Community College — Overland Park, KS, USA
  • Painter - Toy prototypes
    Freelance painter — North Hollywood, CA, USA
  • Painter
    Gentle Giant Studios — Burbank, CA, USA
  • Production Manager
    Warner Brothers Animation — Sherman Oaks, CA, USA
  • Production Assistant
    mtv — Santa Monica, CA, USA
  • Production Assistant
    Nissan — Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Production Assistant
    Fox Televeision Animation - "Family Guy" — North Hollywood, CA, USA
  • Character Layout Artist (Freelance)
    Rough Draft Studios - "Futurama" — Glendale, CA, USA
  • Production Assistant
    Rough Draft Studios - "Futurama" — Glendale, CA, USA
  • Production Assistant
    Rough Draft - "Baby Blues" — Glendale, CA, USA
  • Studio Manager
    Rumbleseat Publishing — Kansas City, MO, USA
  • Assistant Pressman
    Robbie Manufacturing — Lenexa, KS, USA
  • Shipping
    Joan Cawley Gallery — Lenexa, KS, USA
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Member since: Apr 15, 2012