Artist Showcase with Greg McCullough

If you are fortunate enough to be in Walt Disney World currently, there is an Artist Showcase happening at the Art of Disney in the Downtown Disney Marketplace.  The artist is Greg McCullough and he will be there through the 5th of January.

Greg McCullough

Making his 2008 debut in The Art of Disney Galleries, Greg McCullough has finally found a place he can call his artistic home. A life filled with many personal and professional illustration achievements, painting Disney characters in oils has become Greg’s magnum opus, combining his joy of subject matter with love of the medium.

“I have a passion for the grace and simplicity of animated characters. Painting with oils allows me to challenge my skills further than any other medium to date.”

Greg’s professional career started at age 15, when he became a caricature artist at Six Flags Over Texas. By 18, he was illustrating for ad agencies across North Texas and in 1988, he received national exposure with a series of Looney Tunes character illustrations for Tyson Foods.

In 1994, Greg officially opened the doors to Artifx Studio, Inc.  For the next 14 years, he produced high-profile work for clients such as McDonalds, Frito-Lay, Warner Bros, Mattel, Pepsi, Radio Shack … making Artifx Studio one of the hottest and highly respected illustration studios in the country. Artifix Studio is also one of the first illustration studios to successfully make the transition from conventional illustration to fully digital illustration.

Greg began his collaboration when Disney/Pixar approved Artifx for packaging illustrations for their upcoming release of Toy Story. A contract for Toy Story 2 and A Bug’s Life shortly followed. One of Greg’s biggest thrills during this busy time was signing prints of his Pixar artwork for John Lassiter’s private collection. Several of his pieces have earned POPAI awards, including his artwork for Disney 100 Years.

With a dozen years of Disney inspired work through advertising agencies, in 2007 Greg found himself producing graphics and advertising illustrations for the Disney Parks. His first assignment was the 2009 “dated” Disney Parks logo followed by over 90 additional illustrations that are seen by thousands everyday in the Disney Parks and the Disney Cruise Lines.

Also in 2007 Greg was introduced to The Art of Disney Fine Art Galleries which ultimately gave him the one title he can live with—Disney Fine Artist.

Greg’s style brings Disney characters, and the world they live in, to life. “My goal is to create works of art that allow visitors to take a bit of the magic home with them.”

Here are some samples of Greg’s work:

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***Appearances are subject to time and availability and are not guaranteed. Event and information are subject to cancellation or change without notice including but not limited to dates, times, release dates, appearances and retails. A valid Walt Disney World® Resort receipt may be required. Separate admission is required to the Walt Disney World® Resort.

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Author: TMSM Avenger

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As co-owner and co-creator of The Main Street Mouse. Working in a technical support position for 18 years, it was time for a change. As the Webmaster and Project Planner, I spend most of my time researching everything from the latest Disney News, technology advances and of course keeping up on all the Marvel news that comes out. I never considered myself a writer but I’ve come to like blogging and sharing news with all. I feel blessed everyday that I get to spend my days working with my best friend and love of my life while we continue to grow and expand what started as a hobby all those years ago.

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