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Jack Bosson


Jack has been a practicing and exhibiting fine artist and freelance illustrator for over 35 years. He has taught drawing and painting at Cornell University, College of New Rochelle, University of Southern California, Otis College of Art and Design, Gnomon School of Visual Effects, and Woodbury University, to name a few institutions. He did background painting briefly at Hanna-Barbera and was hired as a trainer in Feature Animation at Disney in 1995. In 1999, he continued as a training consultant to Disney and taught at various institutions until he was hired to set up an Animation Department at Woodbury University, which he chaired for three years. He retired two years ago after eight years at Woodbury, as Professor Emeritus. Jack Bosson received his Diploma of Design from The Cooper Union, he studied painting and drawing at the l'Ecole des Beaux Arts, in Paris, France, on a Fulbright Fellowship, and received his Master of Fine Arts Degree from Cornell University, in 1966.

  • "I only wish that Gnomon had existed when I was a kid. It's that brilliant nexus of imagination and practical reality; a place where dreamers learn to realize, share and bring to life the visions in their heads. The latest and greatest technology is meaningless without inspired instruction."

    - JJ Abrams
    CEO, Bad Robot Productions