ANA MOUYIS is an Illustrator, Animator, Filmmaker, and Educator currently based in Lafayette, Louisiana. She grew up in Nicosia, Cyprus and spent much of her adult life living and working in New York City where she earned a BFA in Illustration from Parsons the New School for Design (2009) and an MFA in Animation and Motion Arts from Pratt institute (2016). She recently relocated to Louisiana to begin working as a Assistant Professor of Computer Animation at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette.
Since 2009 she has worked as freelance commercial artist specializing in illustration and animation, some of her clients have included: The New York Times, The Boston Globe, EMI Records, Interscope Records, Novartis, Pepsico, and Rebecca Taylor. In 2014 she co-founded Circle Line Projects, an experimental production company.
In addition to client work, she directs and animates independent short films. The first of which, “Pussy!” was released in 2015 and has gone on to appear in a number of film festivals and received an ADC Awards Bronze Cube. Her most recent film "Dahlia" premiered at Animafest in her home town of Nicosia, Cyprus in June 2017, where it won Best National Animation and has since gone on to appear in film festivals all over the world.
You can find Ana's work on Easle.co - an online platform "Promoting the work and stories of talented creatives, and making them accessible to the world." She recently did a Sketch Interview with them which you can watch below