Ralph Eggleston
Buzz Lightyear Art-Ralph Eggleston

Eggleston drew this Buzz Lightyear crayon portrait for Andy's Bedroom wall.[1]

Ralph Eggleston was hired in 1992 during the development of Toy Story. His work on Toy Story won him an Annie Award for Best Art Direction. He also directed the Oscar-winning short film For the Birds.


Eggleston was born October 18, 1965 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and went to school at the California Institute of Arts. Prior to coming to Pixar, Eggleston worked at Warner Brothers and Amblin/Universal TV.


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Eggleston was awarded the 2018 Winsor McCay award, in recognition of his lifetime contributions to the art of animation.[2]


  1. Disney Pixar's Facebook Account
  2. Pixar Receives 11 Annie Award Nominations & 2 Juried Awards for Adam Burke and Ralph Eggleston, Pixar Post, December 4, 2018.