Chris Dreger Animated Media
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FX / Media Design / Animation / Compositing / Painting


Chris Dreger has for the last 14 years worked in a variety of commercial art branches, and his work has included: compositing and special effects for films, TV shows and commercial spots, illustration and design for print and web, technical presentations and animations for software and hardware products, educational multimedia applications for web and displays, and award-winning internet advertisements.
He has taught commercial and fine art classes at The Art Institute of Portland, and at Clackamas Community College.
Chris holds a MFA in Painting from Boston University, and a BS in Interactive Media Design from The Art Institute of Portland.

His paintings are on display at the Shaffer Fine Art Gallery in Portland.

Reel 2013

Chris Dreger _ Reel 2013 _ FX-Compositing-Motion Graphics-Animation from Chris Dreger on Vimeo.

Fine Art

The Shaffer Fine Art Gallery is hosting a show of Chris' recent paintings of Oregon and NW/West Coast microbrews the week of the Oregon Brew Fest, July 23 - 26, 2014. The Gallery is located just one block from the entrance of the Brew Fest on the corner of 1st and Oak Street in Portland. You can try some samples of the ales Chris paints and meet the painter on Saturday July 26th from 12 noon - 3pm.

Chris Dreger paints in oil and acrylic, and draws in ink, and Parker pens. His recent painting subjects include NW and West Coast microbrews, stop motion animation figures interacting off camera, and portraits. His drawing subjects include human figures / live models, and complex spaces and objects of no discernible identity. You can see those here:


Chris Dreger is available for work in Compositing, FX, Motion Graphics, 2D and 3D After Effects Animation, beer and portrait Painting comissions, and in education.

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You can contact him at, or at 503-593-0909