Animation / Illustration

Department of Art and Design Faculty and Staff

Full Time Faculty | Part-time/Adjuncts/Visiting Specialists


Full Time Faculty


 Lauren Carr headshot Lauren Carr, MFA
Assistant Professor
Animation/Illustration
Courses Taught: Intro to 3D Modeling, Intro to 3D Animation, 3D Motion Light and Texture
973-655-7281
carrl@mail.montclair.edu

Lauren Carr joins the Department of Art and Design as an Assistant Professor in the Animation/Illustration program. She has worked professionally for Disney Feature Animation, Cinesite, Sony Pictures Imageworks, and Dreamworks Animation. Some of her film projects include Tangled, Meet the Robinsons, Bolt, Chicken Little, The ChubbChubbs, X-Men United, Rio, and Ice Age 4. Prof. Carr was the character simulation technical director at Blue Sky Studios and, prior to coming to Montclair State University, had taught for the School of Visual Arts in the Department of Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects. 


Scott Gordley headshot

Scott Gordley, MFA
Associate Professor
Program Director: BFA in Animation/Illustration
Courses Taught: Final Project I and II
973-655-7295
gordleys@mail.montclair.edu

Scott Gordley 

graduated with an MFA from Tufts University. He began his career in New York illustrating for clients including Time, Esquire, Reader’s Digest, Newsday, Playboy and the London Times. His work appears in many public and private collections and has been exhibited in solo and group shows throughout the United States and Europe. In 1999 he was honored with a 20-year retrospective in Vienna, Austria. Mr. Gordley’s work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators, American Illustration and Print Magazine among others. Mr. Gordley’s exhibition at the famed Apollo Theatre in New York celebrated the history of jazz. He has lectured on art and education at the American University in Paris; the International Conference on the Humanities at Fatih University in Istanbul, Turkey; Arts In Society Conference, Venice, Italy; The International Conference on Learning, Barcelona, Spain, and at the International Conference on Education, Samos Greece.

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Part-time/Adjuncts/Visiting Specialists

Christopher Gash, BFA
Visiting Specialist
Animation/Illustration
973-655-7295
gashc@mail.montclair.edu

Ashley Gerst, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Animation/Illustration
973-655-7295
gersta@mail.montclair.edu

Daniel Hertzberg, BFA
Adjunct Instructor
Animation/Illustration
973-655-7295
hertzbergd@mail.montclair.edu

Lynne Foster, MFA
Adjunct Instructor
Animation/Illustration
973-655-7295
fosterb@mail.montclair.edu

Edward Murr, MA
Adjunct Instructor
Animation/Illustration
973-655-7295
murre@mail.montclair.edu

Jon Weiman, BFA
Adjunct Instructor
Animation/Illustration
973-655-7295
weimanj@mail.montclair.edu

Christopher Weyant, BA
Adjunct Instructor
Animation/Illustration
973-655-7295
weyantc@mail.montclair.edu

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