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Chris McDonnell



  • 2001 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, BFA, Animation - Awarded a Silas H. Rhodes Merit Scholarship


  • Wrote and designed Steven Universe: Art and Origins published by Abrams July 2017



  • 2004 Meltdown Gallery, “Meathaus Meltdown” group show, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2004 MoCCA Gallery, Meathaus group show, New York, NY
  • 2005 XFUNS group show, Taiwan
  • 2006 Nickelodeon Studios, “Real Life Wizardz” group show, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008 World of Wonder Gallery, “I am 8-Bit” group show, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2010 Brave New Worlds, “Domo Arigato” group show, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2015 AIGA Space, “Graphic & Novel” group show, Philadelphia, PA


Related Work Experience

  • Animator, Lady Dynamite, Netflix

  • Urban Box Office, New York, NY
  • Meathaus, Philadelphia, PA
  • Dogmatic Inc., New York, NY
  • Kounterattack Design, New York, NY
  • The Left Rights, New York, NY
  • Bakshi Productions Inc., Los Angeles, CA
  • Spümcø International, Los Angeles, CA
  • Mark Burnett Productions, Santa Monica, CA
  • Virgin Entertainment / Virgin Megastores, Los Angeles, CA
  • Green Beans Productions / Nickelodeon / Nick Jr., Los Angeles, CA
  • CartoonBrew.com, New York, NY
  • Tim and Eric LLC / Adult Swim / Cartoon Network, Los Angeles, CA
  • Rizzoli International Publications / Universe, New York, NY
  • Hawaii Film Partners, LLC / Nickelodeon / Nicktoons, Los Angeles, CA
  • Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
  • The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA
  • Sidestreet Entertainment, Inc. / IFC, Los Angeles, CA
  • Woolly Pocket Garden Company, Los Angeles, CA
  • Dakota Pictures / Adult Swim / Cartoon Network, Los Angeles, CA
  • Run and Gun Productions / HBO, Los Angeles, CA
  • Warner Bros. Animation / Adult Swim / Cartoon Network, Burbank, CA
  • Comedy Central, Los Angeles, CA
  • IFC, Los Angeles, CA
  • Abrams, New York, NY



  • Meathaus, issues 1-7, published by Meathaus Enterprises, New York, NY
  • Meathaus 8: Headgames, published by Alternative Comics, Gainesville, FL
  • Go For The Gold: A Meathaus Sketchbook, issues 1-3 published by Meathaus, New York, NY
  • Meathaus S.O.S., published by Nerdcore, Los Angeles, CA
  • Unfiltered: The Complete Ralph Bakshi, published by Universe, New York, NY
  • Sasquatch’s Big Hairy Drawing Book, published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA
  • Adventure Time: The Art of Ooo, published by Abrams, New York, NY