Auguste Haboush has been a practicing artist all of his life. His father Victor
Haboush (1924-2009) was an artist and film maker who encouraged all of his
children to develop their artistic abilities.
At sixteen Auguste began studying classical drawing methods and working in
the animation business as an apprentice assistant animator. At eighteen
Auguste attended Art Center College of Design.
Lorser Feitelson, Harry Carmean, Glenn Vilppu, Vern Wilson, all masters in
their craft, inspired and shared their knowledge of the the human figure with Auguste. They
instilled a great sense of tradition towards the figurative arts, one that persists to this day.
The animation field was another way to study with great artists, Auguste’s
father worked at Walt Disney Studios, UPA and other prominent studios
giving his son an opportunity to enter into this branch of art.
Animation afforded Auguste the possibility to travel and study extensively in
Drawing instructor: Art Center College of Design. 1991-1997
Drawing and Anatomy instructor: Academy of Art University, San Francisco. 2000-2014
Instructor of life drawing-Dreamworks 1995 – 1997 (2 years)
Art Center College of Design 1975 – 1977
1989Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (TV Series) (storyboard artist – 41 episodes)
1986When the Wind Blows (additional trace and paint artist: Stuart-Brooks Animation)
1982The Secret of NIMH (assistant animator)
1979The Little Rascals’ Christmas Special (TV Movie) (assistant animator)
1979Puff the Magic Dragon in the Land of the Living Lies (TV Movie) (assistant animator)
1977The Mouse and His Child (assistant animator)