GERALD GUTHRIE
gguthrie@illinois.edu

 

 

BIOGRAPHY  (Top)

Gerald Guthrie was born in 1951 in Waukesha, Wisconsin. His father was a college art professor for 37 years and former graduate student of Grant Wood in the late 1940ís.

Guthrie taught animation and foundation studies as a Professor in the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign for 28 years. His digital animations have screened and won awards in over one hundred national and international film festivals, including the Black Maria Film Festival (Jury's Stellar Award for Animation, 2015), Video Art and Experimental Film Festival (2013), Melbourne Animation Festival (2011), The Seattle Film Festival (2011), Anima Mundi (2010), and the Prix Ars Electronica International Festival of Arts and New Media (2008, 2010).

His animation shorts have been included in festivals and galleries in the United States, Australia, Russian Federation, France, Palestinian Territories, Serbia, Mexico, Italy, Germany, United Kingdom, Austria, Brazil, Nigeria, Portugal, Canada, and Denmark.

 

 

 

EDUCATION  (Top)

1975-1977 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
M.F.A. in Printmaking

1970-1974 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
B.F.A. in Printmaking

1969-1970 Illinois Wesleyan University, School of Art,
Bloomington, Illinois

 

 

EXPERIENCE  (Top)

Professor, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010 to 2014.

Associate Professor, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994 to 2010.

Assistant Professor, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988 to 1994.

Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1987 to 1988.

Art Museum Exhibits Designer, Office of International Programs and Extramural Affairs, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986-1987.

Preparator, Office of International Programs and Extramural Affairs, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1982-1986.

Art Museum Exhibits Designer, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980-1982.

Visiting Lecturer, School of Art and Design, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980-1981.

Art Museum Preparator, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977-1980.

Graduate Teaching Assistantships in Introductory Lithography, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975-1977.

 

 

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