SHOWS Year of the DragonWhen Ben was a tike of 5 years, he was mesmerized by thedesign rich cartoons of Warner Brothers, UPA's "Mr. Magoo", "Schoolhouse Rock"< "The Peanuts" specials, and Disney. He told his father that one day he wanted to "make cartoons". Ben has made a childhood dream come true working in the animation field. His career has taken him from the busy streets of New York working at Nickelodeon to sunny Los Angeles. Here he worked as a designer on "The Mr. Men Show", which aired on Cartoon Network. He currently lives in the western wilds of Portland, Oregon where he owns his own studio, directing, designing, painting and animating.