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Thomas McMahan has been working professionally as a director, designer and animator in New York City and Los Angeles for the past seven years . He has worked for various corporate clients such as MTV, Nike, The Academy Awards, IFC, HBO, and Thrasher Magazine. In addition to his work in commercial and film, Thomas … Read More
Thomas McMahan has been working professionally as a director, designer and animator in New York City and Los Angeles for the past seven years . He has worked for various corporate clients such as MTV, Nike, The Academy Awards, IFC, HBO, and Thrasher Magazine. In addition to his work in commercial and film, Thomas has worked on a wide variety of collaborative projects. These efforts include working with Malcolm McDowell to create and design a limited edition Clockwork Orange inspired screen print as well as teaming up with painter Mark Whalen and musician Carla Azar to create a large scale video and audio installation at Merry Karnowsky gallery in Los Angeles. In 2006, Thomas founded and curated Paperworks Laboratories, a project designed to create and sell limited edition prints with successful artists such as Retna, Know Hope, El Mac, Victor Reyes and Estevan Oriol.

His most recent work includes writing and directing a fully animated music video for the Los Angeles based band Autolux, and acting as lead designer/animator for both the 83rd Annual Academy Awards and the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards.

Thomas McMahan has shown his personal work in galleries in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Philadelphia. In addition to private galleries, his work has been exhibited and sold in MOCA stores. McMahan currently lives and works in Los Angeles, where he and his girlfriend own a 6 lb chihuahua named Annie who also serves as his manager. Read Less
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