Art and Technology Symposium

All events are free and open to the public.

Cilker School of Art and Design Visiting Artist and Lecture Series.

Grant Alexander
Character Designer and Sketch Artist at PIXAR

Grant began his career at Pixar Animation Studios on the short film Partly Cloudy. He has contributed to films and shorts such as Cars 2, The Good Dinosaur, Inside Out, Small Fry, Partysaurus Rex, Toy Story of Terror, and Toy Story That Time Forgot. He is currently working as a character designer on Pixar’s 2020 releases, Onward and Soul, Pete Doctors new project. 

Shalan Ertis 
Freelance Concept Artist 

Shalan Ertis has a background in mechanical engineering and product design and is now making a career transition into art for games and animation. Her technical background, creativity, and artistic training provide her with a unique perspective and broad skill set.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm

Cilker Building, 131A
14000 Fruitvale Ave, Saratoga, CA 95070

Event Type

Art and Culture, Presentation/Lecture, Student Life, Community


Community, Students, Faculty & Staff, Public Event


Arts & Culture, Presentation, Community



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