ICON7 – Program Highlights

As ICON7 approaches I’m pretty excited to see some of these workshops taking place during the conference.  Here are some of the highlights (to see the full program click here):

Wednesday, June 13th                                                                                                                      The RISD Experience : “Colors, Contrast + Compliments” : Mary Jane Begin

“Can I Kick It Soccer Match with Jordin Isip”

“The RISD/ICON Party and Exhibit”

Thursday, June 14th                                                                                                                            “Art Director’s Pet Peeves”: SooJin Buzelli

“The Insane Awe Inspiring Mega-Music Pumping Figure Drawing Jam Session!”:           Mark Todd & Esther Pearl Watson

“Young Illustrators The First Four Years”: Nick Illuzada, Daniel Fishel, Kelsey Dake, Victo Ngai & JooHee Yoon

“Educating Entrepreneurs The ICON7 Educator’s Symposium”: Robert Brinkerhof, Vanessa Bertozzi, Susie Ghahremani, Alyssa Nassner, Stephanie Pereira, Whitney Sherman, Oren Sherman & Bill Foulkes

“Opening Night Party”

Friday , June 15th                                                                                                                                     “Opening Remarks Masters of Ceremony”: Jennifer Daniel & Nicholas Blechman

“ICON7 Rhode Show Bazaar”

Saturday, June 16th                                                                                                                                 “Our Favorite Art Director”: Steven Charny, Rolling Stone; Paul Buckley, Penguin Books, Thomas Schmid, Buck TV

“To-MFA or Not-to-MFA: A Debate”: Marshall Arisman, Chair MFA Illustration School of Visual Arts and David L. Porter, Professor of Illustration at Rhode Island School of Design

“The Unwritten”: Yuko Shimizu

“The Worlds of Science Fiction and Fantasy”: Irene Gallo, Jon Foster, Greg Manchess & Same Weber

“Keynote: Drawn Together”: Brian Rea & Paul Sahre

“Moth Ball Closing Night Party”

If you haven’t registered yet, you still can!  Click here.

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