Jim McKenzie is an American artist and director based in New York City. Jim, who studied visual effects and motion graphics at the prestigious School of Visual Arts in New York City, New York. His sculptures and paintings often depict surrealist wonderlands occupied by highly saturated characters.
He works as a commercial director, designer and animator at Aardman Nathan Love as well as a professor at the School of Visual Arts. McKenzie has directed commercials for clients such as National Geo-graphics. Some of the wacky characters inhabiting McKenzie’s candy colored world include a magical Disney-esque scarecrow, a pink half-unicorn, half-racoon smiling with rabid delight, and even a bright blue furry caterpillar with a face modeled after the artist’s pet pug.
Here are some of beautiful artwork by Jim McKenzie. Follow Jim’s day-to-day art adventures online. You can check out his website.