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Perfect Darkness Fine Art Studio
107 E Charleston Blvd, Suite 120, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104
Perfect Darkness Fine Art Studio is proud to showcase the artworks of Lee Lanier. This Preview Thursday from 6-10 join us as we toast our newest guest artist for the months on December and January.
Lee Lanier has worked as a professional computer animator and VFX (visual effects) artist since 1994. He has more than 70 features, shorts, music videos, trailers, and commercials to his credit. While at Buena Vista Visual Effects at Walt Disney Studios, he created VFX for numerous feature films. While at PDI/DreamWorks, he served as a senior animator on Antz and Shrek. Along the way, he directed a series of independent, animated short films that went on to play 200+ film festivals, museums, and art galleries worldwide. His work has been featured at such venues as Sundance, Slamdance, SXSW, the Ottawa International Animation Festival, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and the Smithsonian Institution.
As a world-renowned expert in the animation and VFX fields, Lee has written high-end software books that have sold 30,000 copies, has authored VFX training videos for Linkedin.com
, has taught VFX compositing at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood, and is a member of VES (Visual Effects Society).
A strong supporter of the arts, Lee co-founded the Dam Short Film Festival – Nevada’s largest film festival – and continues to serve as its executive director. Lee has recently turned his skills to painting and illustration. His paintings have been featured in 50 shows in 20 galleries in 6 states.