LOCAL
ARTIST

Lucian
   Stern

Educator
animator  Illustrator

       

LUCIAN STERN
(718)-637-7090
[email protected]
[email protected]

Education
                            Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA  –  BFA in animation with honors – May 2018
                            Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland  –  Jan 2017- May 2017
                            Sonoran desert travel course (MassArt)  –  September-October 2016

Skills
Fluent in Spanish. Skilled in Adobe Creative Suite. Experience in stop motion and 2D animation. Experience in accordion, including performances at special events. Studied Aikido with Sensei Lehrman in Brooklyn, NY.



Awards/Screenings
Seeing in the Dark (short film): Magikal Charm Experimental Video & Film Fest VII: New York, NY, 2019; TOFUZI Fest: Tbilisi, Georgia (Best Experimental Film nomination) 2018; InShort Film Festival (online) 2018; Edinburgh College of Art, Senior Thesis Show 2018, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Prey (short film): Salon de Refuses, Ottawa, Canada, Fall 2017; Blink and You’ll Miss It: Edinburgh, Scotland,  Spring 2017



Teaching Experience

Art Specialist, Jan 2019-Present
        Red Oak, Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center, Boston, MA
        Create and teach comics drawing curriculum to students ages 5-8.
Teacher/Counselor, Summer 2017
       iD Tech, New York, NY
      Created and executed video production lesson plans for summer STEM camp for ages 10-15.
Animation Instructor, Spring 2017
        Union Canal Primary School- Edinburgh, Scotland
        Collaborated with two other animation students to create, design and teach a stop motion animation workshop
        for children ages 7-8.
Creative Arts Program Assistant, Summer 2011-2014
         Berkeley Carroll School, Brooklyn, NY
         Aided teachers in art classes including improvisation, animation, comics, and basic Photoshop editing.

Assistant Instructor, 2009-2012
         Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY
         Assisted in teaching stop motion and cell animation to 5-13 year-olds.
         Helped plan and set up lessons each day.


Animation/Illustration

Titles Animator, 2017
       Feral Maz, Boston, MA
       Animated titles and credits for short film.
Creative Media Intern, Summer 2016
        Brookline Interactive Group, Brookline, MA
        Animated and edited video content for public access television.
Label Designer, 2013-18
         Oscarbrau, Brooklyn, NY
         Designed and illustrated beer labels.
Storyboard Artist, Summer 2015
        Daughter One Productions, Brooklyn, NY
        Created storyboards for an animated documentary based on interview dialogue.
Diverse Minds Second Place Winner, 2013
        B’nai B’rith Diverse Minds Writing Challenge, New York, NY
        Wrote and illustrated a 24-page children’s book on tolerance.