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Bryan graduated from the Columbus College of Art and Design with a degree in Illustration. He also has a master’s degree in Writing for Children from Lesley University in Cambridge, MA. After moving to Seattle and doing freelance work for companies such as Nintendo Power magazine, he started working at Microsoft as an illustrator.  He was lead illustrator for the first version of the award-winning Encarta CD-ROM encyclopedia as well as the Explorapedia children’s encyclopedia series.  Bryan was the 3D Design Lead for 5 years at Big Idea Productions, the producers of the VeggieTales children’s videos. Bryan was also a professor of Digital Media Arts at Huntington University in Indiana for 16 years. Bryan does illustration for children’s books, websites, games, videos, ads, etc.  He also does large and small scale murals, 3d toy design and fine art photography. Bryan is the author and illustrator of Animal Gas, a quirky scratch and sniff children’s picture book.  His Faulty Dog series on exhibit in the Schorr Gallery are all 3D printed.