Sara Petty grew up in Texas and studied painting and animation at UCLA and at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. Her film FURIES (1975), described as a study in movement and composition and an exploration of the mysterious consciousness, won 14 first place awards at international festivals, including the Ottawa and Chicago Film Festivals. Her subsequent work, PRELUDES IN MAGICAL TIME (1988), won the Independent Animation Award at the 1989 Animation Celebration Festival. Petty has animated pieces for Klasky-Csupo and Acme Filmworks in Los Angeles and [was] engaged by Disney to work on the Beethoven section of FANTASIA II.
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