Deanna Morse

Deanna Morse is an inter-media artist, primarily working with thousands of images frame-by-frame to create experimental animation. Her diverse works have screened internationally and are represented in permanent collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. She also created animations for Sesame Street. She was recently an Artist in Residence at Everglades National Park and The Studios of Key West, both in Florida. A Professor of Film and Video Production in the School of Communications at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan, Morse serves on the board of ASIFA International, the largest and oldest international animation organization.


(Deanna Morse, 2012)

Tree textures as a metaphor for the human experience.  The trees, as living forms, have chronicled their environment stresses.  The cracks, wrinkles, knots, and scars are an archive of their...