Alumni: Thomas Hartnett O’Meara animates David Hockney for Tate Britain.

Alumni Thomas Hartnett O’Meara graduated from the BA (Hons) Illustration with Animation programme in 2012 going on to complete an MA at the RCA in 2015. Previously profiled here on this blog Thomas is also an alumni of the School of Art Foundation Diploma.

In recent work Thomas has just completed a high profile commission from Tate Britain for the current sell out: David Hockney Retrospective – you can see the animated film on the vimeo link below.

Thomas has also been working for renowned film maker Wes Anderson on puppets for forthcoming The Isle of Dogs animated feature film, due out in 2018. More news on this as it goes live.

Link to Thomas Hartnett O’Meara’s website

Author: Ian Whadcock

Senior Lecturer Manchester School of Art, BA(Hons) Illustration with Animation course.