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 Technology, Video Graphics, and Special Effects Savannah College of Art & Desi, 2013

  • BA, Radio and Television Eastern Kentucky University, 2010

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ART 3605

    2D Animation
  • ART 3615

    3D Modeling
  • ART 3600

    Animation History
  • ART 4605

    Look Development
  • ART 4615

    Production Animation II
  • ART 4610

    Short Format Storytelling

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

  • Elemental Flora and Fauna: Cybernetic Desert Bloom, 2020
    Art - Exhibition, Invitational
  • Stylized Extinction: Xerces Blue Butterfly, 2020
    Magazine/Trade Publication
  • Hay Day and Hay Day Pop, 2020
  • Augusta University College of Nursing: Healthcare in Rural Areas, 2019
    Broadcast Media
  • Telehealth Training, 2019
    Broadcast 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 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department Promotion 2020

  • Departmental Promotion 2019

  • Department Promotion 2019

    Role: Other
  • Department Promotion 2019

University Service

  • Lyceum Series 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Conference Committee 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • 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