Gustaf

Following in the tradition of his great uncle, Gustaf Tenggren, Christopher Tenggren Wells uses the medium of film to express and explore his own creative concepts, his latest being a full length horror feature, The Luring.  Gustaf worked in Hollywood as an art director for the Walt Disney Company during its most inventive years creating enduring images for Snow White, Bambi and Fantasia.  Subsequently, Gustaf made his name as a book illustrator becoming recognized as one the outstanding artists from America’s Golden Age of Illustration.  Recently Christopher and his Mother accepted the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame Award on behalf of his great uncle’s imaginative and distinctive contributions as an artist.  

Read The Saturday Evening Post article here. "The Art of the Post: Gustaf Tenggren: The Man Who Shaped Disney’s First Animated Movies."