Wade Huntsman


Phone Number   208-496-4914
Email Address   huntsmanw@byui.edu
Address   306 SPO


photo of Wade Huntsman in yellow shirt smiling

Wade Huntsman  lllustration

Wade Huntsman was raised in Shelley, Idaho, a small farming community in Southeast Idaho. He spent most of his time as a child exploring the outdoors, playing sports, and drawing anything and everything. Wade's formal art education includes an Associate Degree in Illustration from Ricks College, a Bachelor of Fine Art in Illustration from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA and a Master of Education from A.I.U. in Boston. Bro. Huntsman has created illustrations in both the publishing market and the entertainment arena. Clients include Hartcourt, Brace Publishing, Field and Stream, Peterson's Hunting, Walt Disney, Sony, Warner Brothers, NBC, Cartoon Network, and Dreamworks SKG. Bro. Huntsman spent several years working on full feature films with Dreamworks. He contributed to such films as Prince of Egypt, The Road to El Dorado, Spirit, Sinbad, Over the Hedge, and Flushed Away. He is currently a full time illustration professor at Brigham Young University-Idaho. Wade embraces both the traditional artmaking mediums and the digital art programs. Wade is enjoying the southern Idaho lifestyle with his wife Mary Jo and his three kids, Trey, Lauren, and Paige.

Some samples of Bro. Huntsman's work as a visual development artist for Dreamworks SKG:

El Dorado Illustration 

From the movie "The Road to El Dorado"

Prince of Egypt Illustration

From the movie "Prince of Egypt"

Sibad Bay

From the movie: "Sinbad"