The Disneyland Resort has shared some of their featured artists for the month of September that will be appearing at the WonderGround Gallery in Downtown Disney. Artists typically bring a selection of their work, chat with guests, and sign their work. Sometimes they even create new works at the Gallery as guests watch.
This month’s Artist in Residence is David Lozeau. He’ll be available September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28 from 5:00pm to 10:00pm.
David Lozeau is a figurative painter whose iconic art depicts skeleton musicians, deep-sea creatures, Wild West bandidos, doe-eyed animals and high-octane motorsports, appealing to a wide variety of collectors across the globe. His works are in dozens of galleries on three continents and he has won awards at fine art exhibitions. David layers acrylics, gouache, and enamel to create vibrant, unforgettable paintings with interesting narratives. David’s Lowbrow art pays homage to everything from Greek mythology to the hot rod scene. His nautical art is anything but typical, depicting steampunk divers, tiki-hoarding octopus and underwater robot invasions. David grew up in rural New Hampshire and earned a graphic art degree before moving to Southern California and pursuing his artistic passion.
The Featured Artisan of the Month is Leilani Joy. She’ll be at the Gallery on September 7 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm and September 8, 28, and 29 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
A native of Northern California, Leilani Joy grew up illustrating the world around her. Earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. Leilani’s works have been featured in numerous publications, product lines and gallery shows worldwide. For the WonderGround Gallery, Leilani creates classic Disney characters in her own unique style! Leilani’s works are influenced primarily by Japanese manga and animation, folklore, fantasy and pop surrealism. Her emotive long-limbed ladies are brought to life using vivid color, graphic shapes and a variety of materials including acrylic, watercolor, ink and 3D collage.
In addition to the two highlighted artists, the WonderGround Gallery will be hosting an Artist Showcase on September 7 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. In addition to Joy, artists Stephanie Buscema, Sam Carter, Danny Heller, and Ann Shen will be signing their works.
Source: Disney Parks Blog