Frank Forte

Frank Forte

Los Angeles, CA, United States

About Frank Forte

Frank Forte is an accomplished designer, storyboard artist and comic book artist. He has worked in animation for feature films, TV and gaming. Some of Frank's credits are: 3 Below, The Emoji Movie, Despicable Me 2, Bob's Burgers, The Super Hero Squad Show, Marvel Heroes 4D, Lego Hero Factory, Lego Bionicle:The Legend Reborn, HI HI PUFFY AMI YUMI, Re-Animated Pilot (Out of Jimmy's Head), The Mr. Men Show, Bionicle: The Legend Reborn (DVD-2009), Lego Clutch Powers 4D ride at Legoland and Lego Atlantis. He co-created The Cletus and Floyd Show with Gene McGuckin, a tribute to animation directors Tex Avery, Bob Clampett and Chuck Jones. Robert S. Rhine and Frank Forte created the pilot episode of Sickcom the Animated Series which was sold to Spike and Mike's Sick and Twisted Festival Of Animation in 2003. Frank is also the publisher at Asylum Press (www.asylumpress.com), an indy graphic novel and comic book publisher. Since its inception in 1999, Frank has written, illustrated and published such comics as, The Vampire Verses, Warlash, Fearless Dawn, Billy Boy, The Cletus and Floyd Show.

Education

Paier College Of Art
Art Students league
School of Visual Arts
LA Academy of Figurative Art
Concept Design Academy
Central Connecticut State University

Events

June 2018
Part of four person show
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Opening First Friday June 2018

Exhibitions

EXHIBITIONS (Past and Future)
2020

Don't Drink The Kool-Aid
Bruce Lurie Gallery
Los Angeles CA
March 2020

2018
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Exploration of the Cartoon Myth
July 2018

Corey Helford Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Frankenstein Show
Oct. 2018

2017

La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Laluzapalooza Group Show
March, 2017

The Heavy Metal 40th Anniversary Art Show
Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
July 2017

The Blab Show
Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Oct. 2017

The Coaster Show
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 2017

2016


Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles, CA
Anniversary Group Show
Jan. 2016

Cass Contemporary, Tampa, FL
20X16 group show
Jan. 2016

La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Laluzapalooza Group Show
March, 2016

The Blab Show
Copro Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Oct. 2016

The Coaster Show
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 2016

Dec. 2015
The Cash and Carry Show
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015

The Coaster Show
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Oct. 2015


Sally Centigrade Gallery
Denver CO
www.sallycentigrade.com
Oct. 2015

Sept. 2015
Corrosively Bright Group Show
Cass Contemporary
Tampa FL
www.casscontemporary.com

May 2015
Zodiac Group Show
The Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

May 2015
Night Gallery Fine Art, Santa Ana, CA (three person show)

April 2015
"Seven" Group Show
Phone Booth Gallery, Long Beach, CA

La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Laluzapalooza Group Show
March, 2015

2014
Arch Enemy Arts
Philadelphia, PA
Small Wonders Group Show
November, 2014

Van Eaton Galleries
Studio City, CA
When Good Toons Go Bad:The Villains of Animation Group Show
November, 2014


Auguste Clown Gallery
Halloween Group Show
Victoria, Australia 3065
October 2014

La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Coaster Show
Sept., 2014

La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Laluzapalooza Jury Winners
August, 2014

Phone Booth Gallery, Long Beach, CA
6x6 Group Show April 2014

Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
(at Barnsdall Art Park)
Annual Group Show
Los Angeles, CA
March 2014

La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Laluzapalooza Group Show
March, 2014

Ltd. Gallery, Seattle, WA
CATZ Group Show
February, 2014

Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show May 2011

Cannibal Flower, Los Angeles, CA
Group Show Aug. 2010

Animation Guild Gallery 839, N. Hollywood, CA
Group Show Sept. 2009