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Walt Peregoy Exhibit in Encino

Walt Peregoy

The Chocolate Bar in Encino is hosting an exhibit of personal artwork by Walt Peregoy. The exhibition runs February 1-27. There will be an opening reception on Saturday, February 6, between 7-10pm, with Peregoy in attendance. Peregoy is perhaps best known for his work as a color stylist on 101 Dalmatians and how he brought a strong modern art sensibility to the Disney features. He’s had an extensive animation career beyond that film, and alongside his industry work, he’s been painting and drawing non-stop. Most of his personal work has never been exhibited which is why this upcoming show sounds like such a treat. The Chocolate Bar is located at 17312-A Ventura Boulevard.

  • Wanna be there!

  • Fred Cline

    I like seeing that Walt P is still going strong!

  • Bill Turner

    Walt’s acceptance speech at the Disney Legend Awards was itself legendary. He eviscerated current animation basically saying “You guys no nothing about art!”

    • Is there video footage of this anywhere, or a transcript? So happy to hear he did that!

  • bob kurtz

    MISS IT.

  • Mighty Joe Old

    Peregoy is one individual who marches to the beat of his own internal drummer. This exhibit will be worth seeing.

  • One often overlooked aspect of Peregoy’s career is his work in the late 1960’s as the head of the background department at Hanna-Barbera. The one show that really made the best use of his talents there was “The Perils of Penelope Pitstop”.

  • God, I would love to go!

  • Whoa! I was unaware things like this happen in Encino… I live like one block away. Thanks for the tip Amid.