Gina Kamentsky uses a variety of narrative and experimental forms in her animation instruction – exploring the relationships between surface, representation and rhythm.
Professional Title: Adjunct Faculty
Areas of Academic Focus and Expertise: Animation, video, sculpture, industrial/graphic design.
Area of Work and Concentration at Lesley: Animation
Representative List of Recent Courses Taught: Introduction to Animation, Computer Animation, Intermediate Animation, Hand-Made Film
Education: BS Industrial Design, Philadelphia College of Art 1981
Representative List of Recent Publications / Exhibitions:
Contemporary Cape Cod Artists, On Abstraction Deborah Forman, 2015 Shiffer Publishing.
Gina Kamentsky’s first animated film was produced when she was 12 using a Bell and Howell 8mm camera and drawing on recycled computer paper. Since then she has been passionate about creating animation and has progressed through a variety of narrative and experimental forms. In her most recent work she draws and paints images directly on film stock, a technique known as direct animation. Her experimental films explore relationships between surface, representation and rhythm.
Video and Animation Department
Animation and Motion Media
Animation and Motion Media BFA
Animation Professional Certificate
Digital Filmmaking BFA
Digital Filmmaking Minor
All Art and Design Majors and Minors
Liberal Arts and General Education
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