Seth Mittag was born in 1974 in Newport News, VA, and studied at both Southwestern University and the University of Houston, where he earned his MFA in Sculpture. Since 2001, his work has been exhibited throughout Texas and was included in the 2005 Texas Biennial. Shortly after, he move to New York, NY, and continued to show there along participating in a group show in Berlin, DE. While living in New York he became involved in the film industry working as both a sculptor and art director for several stop animation projects. His film work includes clients such as Michael Eisner, Progresso Soup, The Harlem Globetrotters, Howard Johnson Hotels, Moveon.org, 1stAveMachine, and Ad Council. His current body of work incorporates the influence of working as a professional puppet maker and his love for storytelling. Seth Mittag lives and works in Houston, TX.