Biography of Mary Blair

The colors of the animation October 21, 1911
July 26, 1978

Who is Mary Blair?

Mary Blair was born on October 21, 1911 in Tulsa (Oklahoma, Usa) as Mary Browne Robinson. American artist, is best remembered for his work for the Walt Disney film animation company.

The productions of Mary Blair have scored major success shots: for example the concept for the film "Alice in Wonderland," "Peter Pan" and "Cinderella".

His style still lives through design immortal Disney characters. His works of art are housed in different buildings in the world (Disney) and dealing with the characters and stories so beloved by children, as the enormous mosaic inside Disney's Contemporary Resort inside the Walt Disney World, Florida.

Many of his illustrations, including in children's books since 1950, have never been out of print. Mary Blair was honored as a "Disney legend" in 1991, one of the first women to receive this honor.

Mary Blair died of a cerebral hemorrhage on July 26, 1978, at the age of 66 years.

His style in the use of color is still a source of inspiration for many contemporary designers and artists in animation.