Marco Polo Beaux Arts Ball, ca. 1930-33.
Program cover: gouache/watercolor, ink and graphite on paper with matting.
Digital Collection item #ARC0898; URL: http://content.lib.washington.edu/u?/ac,1837
Ken Anderson (1909-1993) studied architecture at the University of Washington, graduating with a B.Arch. in 1934. He was particularly influenced by faculty member Lionel Pries. With the delineation skills he learned in architecture school, he soon secured a position at Disney, where her worked as art director, writer, and animator for 44 years. Anderson was a key player in some of the most well-known animated films such as Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), Pinocchio (1940), One Hundred and One Dalmatians, (1961) and The Jungle Book (1967). He also worked as an architect/designer for Disneyland and the EPCOT Center. Ken was a 1991 winner of the Disney Legends award for Animation & Imagineering.