Crystal Jow is an LA- based experimental animator and illustrator. She received a BFA degree in Experimental Animation from CalArts and is currently attending USC Cinematic Arts for a MFA in Animation & Digital Arts.
Her work often investigates themes of identity and memory. Crystal explores and collages different methods of moving image-making. She likes incorporates organic techniques in her work, such as animating with sand or creating time-lapse of liquid. She is fascinated by works that are beautiful yet also uncomfortable. She is constantly playing and discovering alternative ways of storytelling.
On her days off she works as an animation instructor for kids. She is passionate on providing youth public access to art.