My name is Barthelemy Atsin and I am from Philadelphia,
but currently living in Harlem. Since I was a child I was always fascinated by many artists. Some of my favorites are Paul Cezzane’, Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo, Keith Haring and Jean Michel Basquiat. I felt that these and many others were not only amazing painters but also great storytellers who channeled their emotions into every ounce of their work. This is what I want to accomplish with my illustrations, animations, paintings and clothing designs.
Throughout my career in education, I've been very fortunate to teach fine art and digital techniques in animation to students in the Department of Education with organizations such as Arts Connection, Magic Box Productions and at SAR High School.
Look out, flying in the sky, it's the Guardians of the Medallions. These ancient medallions contain the life force of the animal protectors of Africa. Only a select few can receive such a prestigious honor. This was Jean Anderson's new unexpected fate.
This old lady was given a second chance to avenge her family and help others.
Squad is comic strip and cartoon about four teenage black American teenage boys growing up in the inner city of Philadelphia. Together the four boys expand their squad members and learn how to support one another while discovering the challenges of life in and outside of high school.
Kids Play is a fifteen-minute children’s show which uses animation and music to teach and entertain children. Kids Play features animations and artwork from Barthelemy Atsin and music collaborations with Amelia Robinson and Bonita Oliver
CHECKPOINT was an idea hatched amongst lifelong friends. Barthelemy Atsin and Karas Lamb decided to bring a few funny conversations to life. Unbeknownst to them at the time, they had begun working in earnest on an animated series. The series is still in the very early stages of ideation and production. Characters and voices may change, the creative direction may change, but the pair is committed to bringing something fun to the table. CHECKPOINT is about everyday people and the unusual circumsta