Animator and filmmaker latest artist in residence

Evan Curtis

Evan Curtis, a stop-motion animator and filmmaker, will serve through November as the latest artist in residence at the Mesa County Libraries 970West Studio in Grand Junction.

Curtis plans a series of workshops during his 14-week residency and also is available for weekly meet-and-greet sessions set for 4 to 6 p.m. Thursdays at the studio, located at 502 Ouray Ave.

Curtis teaches animation and film at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction.

His work has been screened on the Public Broadcasting Service, at South by Southwest, and at more than 50 other festivals worldwide. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the Conservatory of Theatre Arts and Film at Purchase College and master’s degree from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD).

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