Hello, welcome to the website for animator and illustrator Gareth Gowran. Please scroll down to explore the different aspects of my work.
Watching cartoons on Saturday mornings in the 80’s to making them every chance I can get today.
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From comics to prints and everything in between.
My current animation show-reel can be found here. My current storyboard show-reel can be found here. More samples of my work can be found at the production blog for my short film Sound Holds the Distance Travelled here.
Sound Holds the Distance Travelled ‘The Melancholic Wife loved to dance…..she danced to cope with the dark and troubled thoughts that lived in her mind’. Take a journey through the inner world of the Melancholic Wife as she struggles against the manifestations of her own personal darkness. Adapted from an original short comic story, this …
Sound Holds the Distance Travelled is the title of the short animated film I’m creating in collaboration with writer and artist Sadhbh Lawlor as part of my BA (Hons) Animation studies at Colaiste Dhulaigh. It is a three minute film based on Episode Five of the Melancholic Wife and her Perpetrating Husband comic series that …
— My name is Gareth Gowran and I am an illustrator and animator based in Dublin, Ireland.
— I hold a BA(Hons) Animation Degree from Colaiste Dhulaigh in conjunction with Wolverhampton University, graduated 2018; and a Higher National Diploma in Animation from Ballyfermot College of Further Education, graduated 2014.
— I am, since 2015, the resident artist for the Art Sparks programme run by the Dolphin House and Fatima Homework Clubs under the auspices of the Rialto Youth Project.
— I have created comic art for various clients including Atomic Diner and beActive Media.
— I welcome commission inquiries, you can get in touch through my contact page.