Professor of Animation
Doug Hudson has been making independent music and animation since the mid-80s, teaching since 2000. Most notably, he designed and founded the award-winning Animation department for the Kansas City Art Institute in 2004. Whether mentoring or making, Hudson is deeply committed to instilling and exalting the independent spirit of sustainable creative practice. Hudson earned a M.F.A. in Experimental Animation from Cal Arts in 2000 (under the mentorship of Jules Engel, Suzan Pitt, William Moritz, Raimund Krumme, and Maureen Selwood) and a B.F.A. in Animation from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia in 1997.
At Warner Brothers Online in Los Angeles (2000-2001), he was a member of the first team of animators to bring the iconic Looney Tunes characters to the internet as well as animating for the DC Comics series, Gotham Girls and Lobo.