Mark O'Hare is an American cartoonist who created the comic strip . Citizen Dog [1 ]
O'Hare is well known for his work on animated television shows as a writer and storyboard artist for
, Rocko's Modern Life , SpongeBob SquarePants , Dexter's Laboratory , The Powerpuff Girls , Hey Arnold! and The Mighty B! . He performed storyboard work on Chowder . Throughout the run of the series, O'Hare served as the creative director and supervising producer on The Ren and Stimpy Show . He is currently a story artist with Illumination Entertainment, contributing to the films Camp Lazlo , Despicable Me , and the upcoming sequel The Lorax . Despicable Me 2
Although accepted into the aeronautical engineering program at
Purdue University, O'Hare shifted focus after his sophomore year to study graphic design, later getting acceptance into the character animation program at California Institute of the Arts.
While a student at
Purdue University, he drew a strip called for the student newspaper, Art Gallery . The comic ran from the autumn of 1987 to the spring of 1990. The Exponent
O'Hare has been nominated four times for an Emmy from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and won his first Emmy in 2007 for "Outstanding Animated Program" on
Camp Lazlo and his second in 2008.
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