Chelsea Cantrell is an instructor and animator at the University of Florida Digital Worlds Institute with specializations in illustration and visual story development. Chelsea graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2015 with a BFA in animation, focusing in story development. In the same year, Chelsea established her own Limited Liability Company; provided animated services with international clients for various Kickstarters, small businesses, and websites; had character animation screened at The New York City Indie Film Festival; and published her first coloring book.

Along with animating at Digital Worlds, Chelsea has experience teaching Digital Production Studio I at the institute, and painting courses at the local Painting With a Twist art studio in Gainesville, Florida.