Anne Beal is an animation artist, filmmaker, and installation designer. Her work has been featured at international festivals and exhibitions including Annecy International Animation Festival, London International Animation Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, Brazil’s Festival of Electronic Language and dozens more.
Anne loves to explore relationships among sound, music, and animated imagery. She is developing a watercolor animation and jazz orchestra collaboration with composer, Christopher Zuar, called ‘Tonal Conversations.’ The first iteration of the piece premiered at 150 Media Stream, a sculptural video art installation in downtown Chicago, from October 2018 through January 2019.
Anne taught animation in the Film/Video/New Media/Animation department at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) from 2014-2017. She is an alumnus of the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Anne has been awarded artist residencies at the MacDowell Colony and the Corporation of Yaddo in support of her current animated short film, ‘This Is Not For You’ examining the default male voice in mid-century books. She lives in New York City.
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