Eric Farrar

Eric Farrar

Associate Professor
Tags: Animation & Games Design & Technology Emerging Media Art Art & Science Design & Creative Practice ATCM

Professional Preparation

M.F.A. - Visual Communication Design
Ohio State University - 2004
B.F.A. - Music Performance
Ohio University - 1988

Research Areas

Research Interests
  • 3D and 2D Animation
  • Animation History
  • Character Setup/ Rigging
  • Narrative Storytelling
  • Music/Sound as a Design Element


Assistant Professor
University of Texas at Dallas [2009–Present]
Assistant Professor
Ohio University [2008–Present]
Visiting Professional
Ohio University [2006–2008]
Ohio State University [1999–2000]

Additional Information

  • Association of Computing Machinery, SIGGRAPH
  • International Society for the Arts, Sciences and Technology
  • Hlenlbersh-IPS Association International du Film d'Animation — ASIFA Hollywood
  • Best Use of Columbus Landmark-for title graphics work done in The Last Piece, a short film completed for the 2008 48-Hour Film Project in Columbus, Ohio
  • Best Use of Prop—for visual effects work done in Spiral Bound, a short film completed for the 2007 48-Hour Film Project in Cleveland, Ohio
  • Edith Fergus——Gilmore Materials and Scholarship Award, 2001 for a series of visual music pieces created while a student at Ohio State University
Workshop Presentations
"Establishing Your Presence on the Web," Half—day workshop presented at the Ohio Psychological Association Conference, Presentations Columbus, Ohio, April, 1998