Don't miss this three-day conference on the new hybrid world of illustration, visual design, and technology. Join the New York Chapter of the Graphic Artist Guild for three solid days of networking, lectures, and panel discussions with established industry leaders, including illustrator and HAS MFA faculty Daniel Pelavin. Find out what tools you need to know and how to upgrade your skill set; how to market yourself and get the work you want; information about contracts, copyright, and protecting your creative assets; what rates to charge and how to make a living getting the work you love to do. The conference runs June 17-19 at Pratt in New York City. Register for morning, afternoon, one day or the full conference now!
Spread the word to your students about the 3x3 Nuts & Bolts Conference sponsored by 3x3 Magazine. The conference is open to recent graduates (up to three years out of school qualifies) or students going into their senior year in the fall.
Encourage your students to get in on early registration (open through June 9) for a reduced cost and to reserve a seat. The conference runs July 8-9 at the Society of Illustrators.
Check out the Hartford Advocate (Hartford Connecticut's alt-weekly newspaper) this week for a feature on Mike Fay (Class of 2012) entitled "Michael Fay Draws the Military."
Thursday May 12 at Society of Illustrators
Moderated by Joe Strike. Tickets: $15 non-members, $10 members, $7 students
Every time you buy a pad of Strathmore Bristol 400 Series paper you're going to see an illustration by your esteemed colleague Leslie Cober-Gentry (Class of 2011) on the cover.
Leslie has been using Strathmore's paper throughout her career, so who better to grace their newly redesigned covers?
Strathmore also plans to post a bio of Leslie on their website, stay tuned...
Congratulations Leslie– nothing like having your work peeking out from the shelves of every single art store on the planet, huh?!
Catch this week's editorial animations for Mother Jones by faculty Zina Saunders: Scalia, The Grand Inquisitor, then grab some tissues and check out last week's animation, Agribusiness on the Assault.
Zina creates weekly editorial animations, which includes performing all the voiceovers, for Mother Jones' web site. Check out the entire library on the Mother Jones site here.
Grab your banjo and sit down with Lisa Loeb's Silly Sing-Along, The Disappointing Pancake and Other Zany Songs, illustrated by Ryan O'Rourke (Class of 2012). Ryan's whimsical illustrations and hand lettering light up this super-fun children's song book. The book will be available this fall, and includes a CD featuring four of Lisa's original songs plus six all-time kids' favorites. Ryan starts work on the second book in the series this summer.