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Friday, October 14 • 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Art as Narrative

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Art and illustration are often two sides of the same coin. What are the differences between creating art that exists on its own vs. art that is intended to connect to an existing story? Our panelists discuss visual storytelling tools, choices, and goals.

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MariNaomi

MariNaomi is the award-winning author and illustrator of Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Resume, Ages 0 to 22 (Harper Perennial, 2011), Dragon's Breath and Other True Stories (2dcloud/Uncivilized Books, 2014), Turning Japanese (2dcloud, 2016), I Thought You Hated Me (Retrofit Comics, 2016), and her self-published Estrus Comics (1998 to 2009). Her work has appeared in over sixty print publications and has been featured on numerous websites, such as... Read More →
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Keef Cross

My name is KEEF CROSS and I was born in Gary, Indiana, and raised in Atlanta Georgia. I attended the Columbus College of Art and Design, and after graduation, I began my tattoo apprenticeship. Sixteen years later I am still working as a tattooist, along with being a fine artist and a comic book creator. Of all my different art disciplines, writing and drawing my book “DayBlack”, is my one true passion. In 2013, I joined Rosarium... Read More →
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Blue Delliquanti

Blue Delliquanti is a comic artist based in Minneapolis. She is the creator of the Ignatz- and Lambda-nominated webcomic O Human Star. Her work has also appeared in multiple comics anthologies, including Beyond, Smut Peddler, and New World.
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Karen Hallion

Karen Hallion is originally from Nahant, Massachusetts, located just north of Boston. She is a 1997 graduate of Ringling School of Art and Design and holds a BFA in Illustration. Karen taught elementary school art until 2009 when she transitioned to working full-time as a freelance artist. Karen has done licensed work for Marvel, Lucas, Cartoon Network, DreamWorks Studios, Cryptozoic, TOPPS, and Disney. She has also worked with HerUniverse... Read More →
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Zak Sally

Zak Sally is an Eisner-Nominated cartoonist (Recidivist and Sammy The Mouse), writer, musician (Low, The Hand), educator, and he is not an actor but was in some movie pretending to urinate. He is the founder and owner of La Mano 21, a “micro-press” publishing house obsessed with handmade and/or inscrutable art books, zines, and objects. He is currently writing a prose novel about his misspent youth, as well as a comic book biography... Read More →


Friday October 14, 2016 3:30pm - 4:30pm
Room 101 DE

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