A New Jersey native, Eugene Salandra studied film and television at New York University, and drawing at the Art Students' League of New York. Excepting a brief monastic sojourn, his life has been occupied with practicing the art of animation. Mentors John Canemaker and the late Tissa David were among his influences. Favorite things include drawing, watercolor, tea and herbalism, yoga, meditation, music, theatre, puppetry, crochet, nature strolls, and vegetarian cooking.

Over the Hill
(graphite on paper, 2011)
At Smokey Mary's
(ink on paper, NYC, 2010)
Subwaiting
(crayon on paper, NYC, 2010)
Focus
(black crayon pencil on paper, 2011)

The Size of a Mustard Seed...
(graphite and ink on paper, 2009)
Brad
(sanguine Conte crayon on cream paper, 1997)

Bali Dance
(compressed charcoal on paper, 2011)
Hearts and Stripes
(crayon pencil on paper, 2011)