Matt Gaser

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Petaluma, United States

Highly motivated concept artist/ illustrator/ writer who is driven to create the most original content possible.

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Overview

Matt Gaser is a Spectrum award winning Illustrator/ Visual Development Artist living in Northern California. He began his studies learning Illustration and Entertainment Design at Art Center College of Design. During his tenure as a driven student he interned at Klasky Csupo as a Background/Prop Designer for the animated series Rugrats before completing his studies. After graduation, he worked in video games for six years concept designing on such titles as Eragon, Forgotten Realms Demonstone, and Lord of the Rings The Two Towers.


The games industry eventually led him to an amazing opportunity working for Lucasfilm on the CG animated TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. After several years at Lucasfilm helping craft season 1 & 2, he decided to shift gears and in the fall of 2009 decided to embark, freelancing full-time out of his studio. Some higher profile projects he’s been designing for in recent years include Green Lantern: The Animated Series, feature film HOP, and currently he just finished work on an undisclosed project through Sony Pictures Animation & Rovio Animation Company.

In his free time in-between raising his family and stretching his arms as a gardening hobbyist, Matt has been hard at work on his fantasy children’s book series. With excitement, Matt is proud to announce Chronicle Books has recently picked up the project as a two book deal.

Awards

  • Spectrum Award: Silver 2005

Work experience

Art Director/ Concept Artist

Stargaser Illustration
January, 2008 – Present (over 10 years)

Provide visionary artwork for the entertainment industry. Focusing on Art Direction, Production Design, Concept Design, Illustration, for a variety of companies and individuals in both film and games and book related projects.

Portfolio (2 selected works)

Battle Milk 3

A fantastic addition to the Battle MiLK series, this third installment features four new artists contributing their work to the wide range of captivating images from the team. Upcoming projects from the artists include Star Wars 1313, Thor 2, Fountain City, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, season 5.

A fantastic addition to the Battle MiLK series, this third installment features four new artists contributing their work to the wide range of captivating images from the team. Upcoming projects from the artists include Star Wars 1313, Thor 2, Fountain City, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars, season 5.

The Art of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Frank Parisi, Gary Scheppke

The imaginations and passions of a whole new generation of Star Wars fans have been ignited by The Clone Wars the new animated TV series from Lucasfilm; over 8 million viewers tuned in to watch the series' debut on Cartoon Network. This richly illustrated book is the only publication about the art and making of the popular series, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the immensely talented ... read more

The imaginations and passions of a whole new generation of Star Wars fans have been ignited by The Clone Wars the new animated TV series from Lucasfilm; over 8 million viewers tuned in to watch the series' debut on Cartoon Network. This richly illustrated book is the only publication about the art and making of the popular series, giving fans a behind-the-scenes look at the immensely talented ... read more

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