Assistant Professor of Art and Graduate Advisor
Indiana native and MFA graduate of Ball State University, Zachary is an animator with a specialization in 3D character modeling. Influences include surrealist filmmakers, animators, and artists such as David Lynch, Jan Švankmajer, The Brothers Quay and William Kentridge. Zachary’s work explores ways of incorporating surreal imagery, traditional art principles and mediums, along with digital media and animation in order to challenge the perception of 3D animation in the realm of fine arts. His work has been included in multiple exhibitions and film festivals; most recently his film The Right Fit was showcased at St. Albans Film Festival in St. Albans Herts, United Kingdom.