John Puglisi

Artist Biography:

Born in Northern New Jersey, John Puglisi’s artwork reflects the industrial background of his childhood. After graduating from the Pratt Institute, Puglisi traded the Jersey smog for vibrant California. He has worked as a director, conceptual illustrator, and storyboard artist for the film industry on projects including Planet of the Apes, Fifty First Dates, and Blade 2, as well as on animated films, such as The Lion King and Pocahontas. Puglisi also composes fine art pieces capturing the strange beauty of the Jersey landscape which have been displayed in several galleries across the United States.