The things with which one has been busied

Cynthia Wells is an internationally exhibited artist and animation filmmaker. She studied at California Institute of the Arts from 1976-79 before being hired by Walt Disney Studios. As a filmmaker Wells produced and directed her own film, “Interview with Talullah, Queen of the Universe”, which won her nominations for two Annie Awards for outstanding achievement in animation and achievement in a short film. Her second film, “The Shadow of Doubt” won six awards and played in 26 film festivals. Wells worked as supervising animator on “Once Upon A Forest” (20th Century Fox), and “The Thief and the Cobbler” (Miramax), and as an animator on “The Fox and the Hound” (Disney), and “Condor Man” (Disney). She is credited in over ninety films. supervising animator on “Once Upon A Forest” (20th Century Fox), and “The Thief and the Cobbler” (Miramax) as well as a commercial animation director. She has credits in over ninety films and commercials.

Her paintings have been exhibited in San Francisco, Ottawa, Los Angeles and Santa Monica, CA. Print illustration credits include Pepperdine University, the LA Weekly, and the Malibu Times.

She has currently illustrated a children’s picture book, Moonglow that is available on Barnes and Noble.