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[9 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
D23 Celebrates the Holidays with the ’23 Days of Disney Christmas’ Online Art Exhibit and Sweepstakes

Just in time for the holiday season, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has brought back the 23 Days of Disney Christmas online art exhibit.
The collection features art contributed by artists from The Walt Disney Company including Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Disney Television Animation, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts’ Disney Design Group, Disney Consumer Products, and more.
The online exhibit opened December 3 and will run through the holidays. Each day D23.com will unveil a new piece of art that celebrates the holidays.
This year’s theme is ‘The Ultimate …

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[26 Oct 2013 | Comments Off on Festival of the Masters Showcases Unique Works of Art in Downtown Disney | ]
Festival of the Masters Showcases Unique Works of Art in Downtown Disney

Downtown Disney will soon be transformed into a showcase of art, photography, sculpture, and more at the 38th annual Festival of the Masters presented by Michaels.
The open-air festival features more than 300 artists who will be showcasing their works in photography, painting, sculpture, chalk, and glass. The exhibits include more than 130 award-winning artists and 20 up-and-coming Emerging Masters, the Disney Artist Village, and live performance artists.
The Disney Artist Village returns to the festival with one of the biggest displays of Disney art for purchase, and will include meet and …

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[26 Feb 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ Themed Artwork Coming to Downtown Disney District

Next month, WonderGround Gallery at the Downtown Disney District in Disneyland Resort will be showcasing some Oz The Great and Powerful-themed artwork from artist Joey Chou.
The breathtaking pieces are charming and vibrant, and Chou explains his inspiration behind the artwork this way:
I really wanted to capture that rare moment when Oscar first finds himself in the vibrant Land of Oz, as he sets out on a journey that will, no doubt, change the course of his life. The next piece follows Oscar as he embarks on his travels, ultimately choosing the path …

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[30 Oct 2012 | No Comment | ]
The Disney Gallery at Disneyland Park to Debut Fantasyland-Inspired Artwork

Next month, guests can immerse themselves in the wonders of Fantasyland with new artwork created by Walt Disney Imagineers and Disney-inspired artists.
The Disney Gallery on Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Park will feature a variety of Fantasyland-inspired art from Imagineers Brian Crosby, Jim Crouch and Jeremy Fulton. Artwork will also be available from artists Steve Adams, Jody Daily, Jeff Granito, Katie Kelly, Maggie Parr, Jimmy Pickering, George Scribner, Darren Wilson and Yakovetic.
The artwork will be available in a variety of formats, including original artwork, deluxe prints and limited edition works. …

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[6 Jun 2012 | No Comment | ]
Pop Artist Sean D’Anconia Selected to Debut Artwork at WonderGround Gallery Grand Opening

Up and coming pop artist Sean D’Anconia will be debuting his take on Mickey Mouse – Mousetown – at the grand opening of WonderGround Gallery at the Downtown Disney District this June.
D’Anconia joins a select group of artists who will be presenting their take on Disney classics at the grand opening of WonderGround, where opening day will include several tributes to Mickey Mouse as well as Pixar related artwork.
Says D’Anconia:
I wanted to see Mickey return to his retro roots but also updated, placing our hero into a stylized film …

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[11 Apr 2012 | No Comment | ]
Merchandise Events Coming to Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland in May

There are several special merchandise events coming to Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Park in May, so now would be a good time to clear some space on your calendar and make sure you’re at the park next month to experience these events for yourself.
First up, famed Miniaturist Robert Olszewski will be at the Disneyana Shop on May 5, where he will sign his new “20,000 Leagues Under the Sea” sculpture based on the attraction that originally appeared at Magic Kingdom park at Walt Disney World Resort.
On May 19 and …

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[21 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Artist SHAG to be on Hand for Debut of His Walt Disney World 40th Anniversary Collection

This weekend, Walt Disney World will play host to unique and talented artist, SHAG, who will be on hand to introduce his newest artwork.  As we told you back in January, the collection was created to mark the upcoming 40th anniversary of Walt Disney World.  Park guests received a sneak peek at the collection earlier this year, but the latest appearances will be marked by the introduction of many additional items.
SHAG’s characteristic and recognizable style is full of fun, colorful, retro touches, and is sure to appeal to everyone.  This weekend, guests …

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[10 Jun 2011 | No Comment | ]
Original Art Showcased Celebrating Walt Disney World’s 40th Anniversary

This October, the Walt Disney World Resort will be celebrating the momentous occasion of its 40th Anniversary. While park guests can already find many different items of merchandise celebrating the anniversary, The Art of Disney Parks has come out with five different pieces of original artwork that showcase classic Disney characters and Walt Disney World attractions. Guests who wish to purchase these limited edition pieces also have the opportunity to meet the artists who have created them, as The Art of Disney Parks has announced special pre-celebration artist signings with …

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[28 Jan 2011 | No Comment | ]
‘Magic on the Water’ Exhibit Opens at Disneyland Tomorrow Morning

Guests to Disneyland will get the first chance to see a brand new exhibit tomorrow morning, as Magic on the Water:  The Art of the “Happiest Fleet on Earth” opens with the park at The Disney Gallery.
Since Disneyland was little more than a gleam in Walt Disney’s eye, water – and ways to convey guests on the water – have played a central role in transporting and entertaining guests.  Today, visitors to Disney’s various parks have the opportunity to float through wild jungle landscapes, beneath polar icecaps, across magical lagoons …

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[18 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Anthrax Rocker Charlie Benante Designs a Vinylmation Figure for Disney

Legendary rock drummer Charlie Benante, of Anthrax fame, has a new gig with Mickey Mouse! In the past, Charlie has been involved with the art & graphic design of band album covers and t-shirts but this time he teamed up with Disney Product Developers Holli McHugh and Donald Ferro to create a unique Vinylmation figure. Charlie’s initial 9 inch figure features Mickey wrapped from head-to-toe in gauze-like material creating a mummy effect.
Apparently the famous drummer has always been inspired by the art of Walt Disney, and now he’s creating …