Sockz Studio is a creative collaboration between artists Christian Perry and Eric Tsuchiyama. Their adaptation of "I Know An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly" (2023) has been screened in theaters throughout the United States as part of Children’s Film Festival Seattle’s "Best of the Fest" Tour. Their short film "Orbie" (2022) was featured in The New York Times' "5 Things To Do This Weekend." Their adaptation of "Little Speckled Frogs" (2021) was an official selection of Best of BAMkids Film Festival and Children's Film Festival Seattle (Award for Best Art Direction).

Christian Perry | Creator

Christian Perry is a multimedia artist and storyteller. He has a background in theatre and has performed Off‑Broadway and throughout the US. His work has been highlighted in The New York TimesThe Boston Globe, and others. Christian is also a teaching‑artist and works closely with schools, museums, and libraries to facilitate art and literacy programs. He is inspired to create work that infuses equal parts humor and heart.

Eric Tsuchiyama | Creator

Eric is an artist and designer. He has a background in theatre and dance (where, appropriately, he has mostly portrayed non-human characters). Eric has worked extensively as a graphic designer for Broadway productions and other live events including: The Tony Awards; The Phantom of the Opera; Beetlejuice; and Wicked. He is inspired to work on projects that encourage creativity, foster community, and inspire a love for our planet.

Cricket | Studio Supervisor

Cricket is a 16-year-old Chihuahua. Before joining the Sockz team, she was the Chief Security Officer for Paradise Gardens Retirement Community. Cricket has a robust resume, having successfully intimidated hundreds of postal workers and delivery drivers. As Studio Supervisor, she oversees the day-to-day operations; most notably, Craft Services.

"You should follow me on instagram, dear!" @cricket_terese