Tuesday, April 12, 2011

The Elmwood People - Gabe Finkenstein

Up next in the profiles of
The Elmwood People

Gabe Finkenstein (Gabe as Hunter in "Josh and Todd")

Gabe came to Elmwood Productions as an all around helping hand in 2006 and has since moved his way up the ranks... He designs set, puppets, puppeteers, writes, and even acts!
In "Steve the Vampire"he plays The Vampire Hunter's assistant, Raoul, and in "Josh and Todd: The Story of A Man And His Puppet" he played the rhyming Hunter.
Gabe has also puppeteered in"Animal Behavior" and a variety of other shorts.
Currently he's running the production of "Grimrod" a new web series from Elmwood. Gabe graduated in 2006 from Paer College .

Gabe also has helped to restore carousels with W.R.F designs since 2002.
Gabe has experience with sculpting, cartooning, painting, and carving, His work has been featured in the New Haven Register, Bristol Press and Hartford Courant, along with an article in Southern Living magazine and multiple articles in the Carousel News Trader magazine, Gabe recently illustrated a children's book "Gabrielle and the Extraordinary Man". He has participated in New Britain Museum of American Art's MAD Art Auctions and has taught cartooning classes/demonstrations in Plainville, Southington, Cheshire and Hamden.
His other works can be viewed on his website at Finkensteinstudios.com or you can e-mail him for commissioned work at Gabe@finkensteinstudios.com .

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