Felice Applauso - Art & Animation


Felice Applauso                                                                 352 6663743






Strong foundational background in fine arts, painting and sculpting. Motivated and dedicated to pursuing excellence in all endeavors while working under pressure in order to reach deadlines. Skilled in 3D sculpting with a strong eye for understanding motion and applying it to 3D animation.


Software Skills:



After Effects








International Academy of Design and Technology, Tampa, Florida,

Bachelor in Fine Arts, Computer Animation, June 2009.


Academy of Fine Arts, Bologna, Italy

Bachelor of Arts, Painting, 1998



Computer Animation - Graphic Artist

Created storyboards and animations of the trailer for the pilot episode of                  2016 Lil’Island Kidz. Tampa, FL.              

Contracted as a computer animator & modeler for Sealund & Associates in     2010-2014 St. Petersburg, Fl.                                                                                                    

Contracted for Character Modeling, Texturing, Rigging and Animation                      2012  for the International Sommelier Guild, Miami, FL

Created graphics and animations for the news in the graphic department at               2009

ABC Action News in Tampa, FL.


Matte Painter for Sonny BBQ commercial produced by                                           2009 

Spectrum Production in Tampa, FL.


Texture Artist for cartoon pilot “Rock, Paper & Scissor” produced by                    2007

11th Dimension Studio in NewPort Ritchey, FL.


Freelance Artist                                                                                           

Illustrator for the fictional novel Iron Man Parable, Land O'Lakes, FL.                  2016

Painted a mural for AutoBahn Stereo retail store depicting a boom box                    2004

speaker in Spring Hill, FL

Painted a mural depicting a venetian scene for Schiano’s restaurant                          2000

in  Homosassa, FL

 “Snort!” youth magazine based in Italy, worked as a cover artist.                             1997

“Frogstock” Italian music oriented magazine, portrait designs and page layout.         1996

Art Teacher                                                                                                   2001-2002

Conducted arts lecture at the Montessori Wider Horizon school, Spring  Hill, FL 

Jerome Brown Community Center, Brooksville, FL

Teaching art and painting lessons in any medium


Additional experience and Achievements:

Painting exhibited for the city of Riolo Terme ( Ravenna), Italy                               8/1996

Exhibited artwork in the town of Russi (Ravenna), Italy                                          6/1992

Honorable Mention, “A landscape for Cento Di  Ferrara” Ferrara, Italy             April 1991

First prize, “Fine Arts Illustrators” for the city of Alfonsine, Italy                 October 1989