Tyler Culligan received his associate’s degree in Printmaking in Gainesville, FL and moved to Chicago to finish his Bachelor’s in Fine Arts. While in Chicago Tyler studied animation and puppetry, and, after graduating, worked as a free-lance puppet builder and performer for the Chicago Children’s theater for six years. During his last three years in Chicago, Tyler wrote and directed a YouTube children’s show titled The Magic Boat. In 2016, Tyler moved to Nashville with his wife, where he worked on a team that built animatronic puppets for Disney and Universal theme parks. Currently, Tyler lives in Englewood, where he is a freelance animator and children’s book author.