Lilliah Campagna Baker


The Art Academy

Art Instructor & Curriculum Creator

  • Taught the Basic Fundamentals, Character Design, Comic and Graphic Novel, and Digital Art classes.

  • Was offered the job at 14.

  • Created the curriculums for the Character Design and Digital Art classes.

Saint Paul, MN

2011 - 2021

FREE You: Minnesota's Fight for Gay Liberation

Art Director & Illustrator

  • Art directed and provided illustrations for the documentary FREE You: Minnesota's Fight for Gay Liberation, produced in conjunction with the University of Minnesota.

Saint Paul, MN


Eric Goldberg Master Class - STAY


  • Was one of fourteen students (and the only sophomore) personally selected by Eric Goldberg to participate in the master class.

  • Under Goldberg's tutelage, we worked in an engaged team to develop the plot and storyboards for a four-minute animated short film, completed in an eight-week duration.

  • Served as an animator, clean up artist, and colorist for the short film "STAY".

Laguna Beach, CA


Additional Achievements

  • "Dragon for Sale" and other animated pencil tests were of few selected among many applicants to be screened at the Laguna Animated Arts Festival hosted at the Warner Brothers lot in Burbank, California.

  • World Taekwondo Federation Kukkiwon Certification recipient.

  • Maintained Dean's List and President's List placement for the duration of attending LCAD and MCAD.

  • Has artwork displayed at the Walker Museum of Modern Art in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

George Lucas Learning and Edutopia Foundation Proposal


  • Was one of three participants selected out of 400+ candidates to provide artwork for an arts education program proposal assembled by Jim Robinson as requested by George Lucas.

  • Served as a representative of the Art Academy's artistic education program.

Minneapolis, Minnesota



Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Declared Bachelor's of Animation

Attends Minneapolis College of Art and Design for Animation.

Maintains a minor in Creative Writing.

Minneapolis, MN

2019 - Present

Laguna College of Art and Design

Declared Bachelor's of Animation

Attended Laguna College of Art and Design for Animation.

Maintained minors in Game Art and Creative Writing.

Laguna Beach, CA

2016 - 2018

The Art Academy

Received atelier training in traditional fine art techniques, oil painting, gesture & life drawing.

Saint Paul, MN

The Atelier Lack

Received atelier training in gesture & life drawing techniques, illustration, and plein-air painting.

Minneapolis, MN


Digital Software

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Audition, and Premiere.

  • Traditional animation compositing software Flipbook and Dragonframe.

  • TV Paint.

  • ToonBoom Harmony.

  • HTML+ and Papyrus.

3D Digital Software

  • Autodesk Maya, Autodesk 3ds Max, and Zbrush.

  • Experience creating models and textures for use in video games.


  • Traditional, hand-drawn animation.

  • Ability to read and implement an animation x-sheet.

  • Illustrating and writing comic books and graphic novels.

  • Traditional fine art technique and life drawing.

  • Game development.

  • Creative writing, technical writing, copywriting, and editing.

  • Experience in the entire process of creating animated content, from visual development to final composite.