Colleen Castleman is an independent artist, designer, and filmmaker based in Southern California. She is a recent graduate and proud alum of the Character Animation program at CalArts, where she spent the past four years (2015-2019) working on a series of personal projects and short animated films while completing coursework assigned by animation industry professionals and faculty.
Colleen has been featured as Cartoonbrew's Artist of the Day, participated in the Gravity Falls Tribute "Farewell to the Falls" at Gallery Nucleus, worked as a teaching assistant for both CalArts and Concept Design Academy, and is credited as a freelance apparel designer for the CalArts Character Animation program.
Away from work, Colleen enjoys playing videogames, cooking at home, photography, and catching up on some of her favorite series with her two spoiled cat children, Banjo and Cricket.
Colleen is currently available for hire.
Photo taken in her home office, California 2019
Photo taken in her home office, California 2019
Photo taken in Butler Building, Calarts 2017
Photo taken in Butler Building, Calarts 2017
Photo taken in Chouinard, CalArts 2017
Photo taken in Chouinard, CalArts 2017
Photo taken by Maija Burnett in Character Animation labs, CalArts 2018
Photo taken by Maija Burnett in Character Animation labs, CalArts 2018