USSR born Olga Stern is a passionate illustrator with over 10 years experience in the Animation and Illustration industry. She is a graduate of the Canadian Claude Watson School for the arts and studied animation at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ontario. Olga’s various roles in the art process include Color key artist on feature films, background painter, animator, storyboard artist, visual development artist, book and magazine illustrator, and art teacher. Clients include Simon and Shuster, Pixar, LAIKA, Dreamworks, Passion Pictures, Studio AKA, WGBH, Owl Kids (Chickadee Magazine). When she’s not working Olga enjoys photography, travelling, surfing, camping and exploring her home - the beautiful Pacific North west.