Hello, welcome to the website for animator and illustrator Gareth Gowran. Please scroll down to explore the different aspects of my work.
We devised a project to help the children explore their internal emotional landscape using The Colour Monster by Anna Llenas as the narrative support. We devised a series of art activities to support the themes and subject matter contained within the book and to support the participants to explore and expand for themselves.
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 …
— 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.