Ross Stewart has been painting, illustrating, designing and working in animation for over 20 years. His primary roles are that of visual developer and art director. He has worked on 3 Oscar nominated movies: Secret of Kells (2010), Song of the Sea (2015) and ParaNorman (2012) with Laika Studios. More recently he has moved into directing, working with Tomm Moore on The Prophet and now the latest Cartoon Saloon feature, WolfWalkers. As a freelance conceptual artist he has worked for many animation and film studios worldwide on award winning projects and has illustrated books and literature for a variety of publishers. His paintings are exhibited throughout Ireland and the UK and held in collections worldwide. He is a nature lover and would gladly sit under an oak tree all day long.