Kathy Altieri, Production Designer, DreamWorks Animation, SKG
Kathy Altieri has worked for over twenty five years as a production designer, art director, and painter in the animation industry. Her most recent position was Production Designer on DreamWorks' latest feature How to Train your Dragon
. Her other DreamWorks credits include Over the Hedge
(Production Designer), Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
, (Production Designer), and The Prince of Egypt
(Art Director). Kathy was the first artist hired at the studio.
Prior to DreamWorks, Kathy worked as a background painter and supervisor at Disney Feature Animation on The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, The Lion King, and The Hunchback of Notre Dame.
Kathy attended UCLA and Art Center College of design, where she will be teaching again this Fall. She is a fifth degree black belt and certified instructor of Aikido and Iaido (Japanese Swordsmanship).
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