A.B. Osborne

Assistant Professor

A.B. Osborne

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Pamplin College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
Department of Art and Design


A.B. is an animator and educator who has worked and taught across a variety of platforms and mediums. You'll find his work in everything from classic cartoons to technical and medical animation.


  • MFA, Animation, Interactive Technol Savannah College of Art & Desi, 2013

  • BA, Radio and Television Eastern Kentucky University, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ART 3620

    3D Animation
  • ART 3615

    3D Modeling
  • ART 3610

  • ART 3605

    2D Animation
  • ART 3600

    Animation History
  • ART 3565

    Motion Graphics

Teaching Interests

2D and 3D Animation, 3D Modeling, Game Development, Look Development, Motion Graphics, Technical Animation and Rigging, Animation History, Production Animation, and Art Foundations.


Selected Recent Publications

  • The Quackalope, TipToe, and the Blastadon, 2019
    Art - Exhibition, Invitational
  • Heartstrings - Florida Animation Festival, 2016
    Electronic media
  • Heartstrings - Frankly Film Festival, 2016
    Electronic media

Research Interests

2D/3D hybrid rigging methods, efficient animation pipeline processes, real-time animation techniques, photogrammetry & 3D scanning, non-photorealistic rendering, visualization and animation for social media.

Department Service

  • Curriculum Committee 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Lyceum Series Selection Committee 2019 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Research Conference 2018 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

Public Service

  • Golden Lion Awards High School Film Festival 2019 - 2019

    Role: Other