Gen Tree is a versatile artist and 2D animator based in Brisbane, Australia.
A 2020 Graduate of Griffith Film School's Bachelor of Animation, Gen Tree is now the Layout Artist at Ludo Studio for the hit ABC kids show Bluey.
Previously teaching and entertaining the masses Bob Ross style at Brush and Barrel's Sip and Paint studios, Gen has had an extensive freelancing career working internationally and interstate on animation and client work for commercial and personal projects, both digital formats and traditional mediums as a skilled acrylic painter.
In the final months of 2020, Gen was busy completing a coveted Animation Internship with Animation Director Beth Harvey from Ludo Studio, training in Bluey Character Animation. She also created independently a 4K Christmas TVC in conjunction with Turtleneck Studios creating a 45 second animated ad within a 2 week turnaround, working remotely interstate completely solo throughout all elements of the pipeline; art direction, design, backgrounds and animation.
Gen also has created the title sequence and the explanimation sequences for the TV Pilot 'The Science of Stunts' and magazine art for affiliated magazine Cast2Crew.
In 2019 her portrait of Brisbane based drag queen Sellma Soul was selected as a finalist for the Portrait Prize Exhibition as apart MELT: Queer Arts and Culture festival and was exhibited at Brisbane Powerhouse throughout the season.
Gen was also a resident artist at Woodford Folk Festival 2019/2020, running workshops in the Artisan Alley to hone skills with biros and markers, life drawing and foster advanced techniques.
In Febuary 2020 her cartoon cubism collection exhibited at Backdock Arts, with prints available for purchase online on Store Envy.
And outside of all of this, Gen frequently finds the time to perform on stage or on screen in various acting or musical theatre productions, or just giving the open mic at Show Tunes Tuesday a crack.
0424 313 540
Brisbane QLD Australia