A New Jersey Native and Rutgers graduate, Michael Lapinski, having worked over 20 years in some of the most well known animation houses in the world, and for productions including Blues Clues and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Lapinski’s artistic talent is a balance of creative and analytical approach to the craft, and he a master of multiples artistic styles. These rare attributes allow Lapinski to approach projects from a scope broader than just an artist, but also one who can govern creative vision. This same experience has had him working on as broad and diverse projects as the creator-driven reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to Art Director for several seasons on Blues Clues. At Magnetic Dreams Lapinski has played a critical role in some of the company’s best work, such as Elmo the Musical, recent pilot work for Jim Henson Productions, trailer work for Valiant and music videos for Warner Brothers.