|Craig Yoe, the internationally renowned cartoonist, designer and author, runs YOE! Studio with Clizia Gussoni. Craig has created acclaimed products and promotions from MTV station ID spots to Disney theme park attractions.
Yoe has six patents for toy inventions. Before founding YOE! Studio, Craig was Creative Director/Vice President General Manager of Jim Henson’s Muppets and a Creative Director at Nickelodeon. Dubbed “Dr. Seuss on acid!” by Animation Magazine, Craig Yoe is a wildly entertaining speaker on creativity. His worldwide travels as a lecturer have taken him to Italy, France, Argentina, South Africa, Australia, and Singapore. Closer to home, he teaches for the Master’s program at Syracuse University and at other institutions of higher learning. He has curated fine art exhibits at museums from Japan to New York.
Among Craig’s more than fifteen books are the lauded publication “The Art of Mickey Mouse” (with an introduction by John Updike), one of Time magazine’s “Books of the Year,” and Weird but True Toon Factoids! YOE! Studio has won numerous awards including the Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators, two Addys, the Mobius and the Will Eisner Comics Industry Award.
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