See Here Studios was founded by two independent artists, Wallace E. Keller and Valerie Mih, who together have over 35 years combined experience in the illustration and animation fields. The Studio’s mission is to create inspiring entertainment for children by combining world-class artistry with new storytelling technologies.

Bios

Wallace E. Keller, Co-founder and Creative Director

Author/illustrator Wallace E. Keller was raised in Louisiana, just outside of New Orleans. His illustrations have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Business Week, Ms. and Psychology Today. He is an author and illustrator of children’s books and educational textbooks (Scholastic, McGraw-Hill, Houghton Mifflin). He has also designed national ad campaigns (McDonald’s “What’s On Your Plate” stop-motion animated PSAs) and children’s television shows (Nickelodeon’s “Dora the Explorer”). He received a B.F.A in Illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.

Valerie Mih, Co-founder and Creative Director

Valerie Mih has created animation for feature films (Toy Story II, A Bugs Life), television commercials (Hershey’s Kisses) and educational software (Star Wars Math, Posit Science Brain Fitness Program). An M.F.A. graduate of the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts, she has directed and produced award-winning educational films, including shorts for PBS and an animated documentary about Albert Einstein (awarded Best Animation, Cinema and Technology Festival). Prior to co-founding See Here Studios, she served as the Art Director at Posit Science Corporation. Nurturing the next generation of animators, she teaches at California College of the Arts and Berkeley City College.

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