Pilar Newton

President & CEO PilarToons

Pilar is an animator, cartoonist and educator that started drawing her Snozzlewinks cartoons when she was 8 years old. Even at that early age it became clear that she wanted to pursue cartooning and animation. She got her start doing animation production art on shows such as Courage the Cowardly Dog for Cartoon Network and MTV’s Daria. In 2008 she established her Brooklyn-based production company PilarToons, LLC. Pilar teaches animation at the City College of New York and the School of Visual Art . In summer of 2020 she received her MFA in Visual Narrative at the School of Visual Art. In October 2021 she introduced the Snozzlewinks to the world in the form of her first graphic novel.