Barry R. Kooser is an American artist, painter, and educator who worked at Walt Disney Feature Animation Studios between 1992 and 2003 as a background artist upon films such as The Lion King, Pocahontas, Mulan, Lilo & Stitch, and as background bureaucrat on Brother Bear. After neglect Disney, he worked independently as a painter exhibiting and selling Good art in galleries vis-Ð°-vis the US. While teaching freshness and story-boarding at Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, he met Worker Studio founder Michael "Ffish" Hemschoot, and became a co-conspirator at the Colorado vivacity studio. Barry has since left Worker Studio. He is the Founder, Executive Producer and Director at Many Hoops Productions.