Pencils to Pixels showcase brings excitement to new media department

Jernigan Neighbors, [email protected], Arts and Features Editor

Compiling mementos from prior animation projects, associate professor Christopher Oakley, brought to life his influence on the animation world through his “From Pencils to Pixels” showcase on the evening of Jan. 27. The exhibition uniquely displays Disney animation projects Oakley contributed to, including “How the Grinch Stole Christmas”, “Tarzan”, “Mulan” and much more to see. The animator and new media professor included storyboard project sheets, three dimensional models, exclusive movie posters and more behind-the-scenes fun. The exhibit will be on display in Owen Hall on the third floor until March 3. The exhibition will be available to UNC Asheville students and staff on Mondays and Wednesdays from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.