Monday, January 19, 2015

Wednesday January 21st, Nancy Carpenter.

On Wednesday January 21st our first guest for the Spring Illustration Symposium will be Nancy Carpenter.  Ms. Carpenter, a graduate of Parsons School of Design. Has illustrated over thirty children's books, including, Twister, Fannie in the Kitchen, and Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine, to name a few.  Carpenter will be speaking in Shemin Auditorium from 12:45 pm - 2:05 pm.

Monday, December 1, 2014

Wednesday December 3rd. Jeffery Alan Love (Skype)

On Wednesday December 3rd, the Illustration Symposium's guest (via Skype) will be Jeffrey Alan Love.  Love's work has appeared in the pages of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The New Yorker, to name a few.  Love apprenticed under Sterling Hundley for two years and has taught classes at Virginia Commonwealth University, and The Illustration Academy.  Recently, Love relocated to California.  The class will meet from 12:45 - 2:05 pm in Shemin Auditorium.

Saturday, November 8, 2014

November,12th Edward Kinsella

Our guest this Wednesday will be the illustrator/artist, Edward Kinsella.  Some of Kinsella's clients include, Rolling Stone, the United States Postal Service, and Playboy to name a few.  Kinsella's work appears in all of the trade annuals.  He won a gold medal in Spectrum 19 and a silver medal in The Society of Illustrators 54 and a gold medal this year.  Kinsella makes his home in St. Louis with his wife Eve, a professional photographer, and Luna the cat.

Kinsella, will be speaking from 12:45 to 2:00 pm in Shemin Auditorium.

Sunday, November 2, 2014

November 5th Roger DeMuth

On Wednesday November 5th the Illustration Symposium guest will be one of our own Roger DeMuth.  Roger is something of a Renaissance Man, he is an award winning Designer, Illustrator, Photographer, and Gardner.  For over forty years DeMuth has worked with companies such as the Cartoon Network, Disney, and Warner Brothers, to name a few.  He has illustrated several children's books including "Messy Bessie, Where's my Homework", "Please don't eat Me", and "Dinner for Eight".  His photograph of the Alahambra in Granada, Spain was awarded Best of Show/and the Fuji Award at the International Association of Panoramic Photographers Exhibition.

After thirty-six years of dedication and service to the students of Syracuse University Roger will be retiring at the end of the semester.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

October, 29th, Barry Blitt

The Illustration Symposium guest this Wednesday will be cartoonist Barry Blitt.  At 16, Blitt's images were first published in the 1974 Philadelphia Flyers yearbook.  More recently, you will find his work gracing the pages and covers of publications such as Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, The Atlantic,and The New Yorker, to name a few.  Blitt also illustrates, Frank Rich's Sunday Op-Ed column for the New York Times.  Many of his covers have been finalists for Cover of the Year from The American Society of Magazine Editors.  One of Blitt's, New Yorker covers hangs in the White House.  He will be speaking in Shemin Auditorium from 12:45 - 2:00pm.

Friday, October 17, 2014

October 22nd Chris Silas Neal

On Wednesday, October 22nd the Illustration Symposium guest will be the illustrator / designer Chris Silas Neal.  Neal's work has appeared in several publications including The New York Times, and The New Yorker.  He illustrated the picture books Over and Under the Snow, and Lifetime.  He has directed short videos for Kate Spade, and Anthropologie and he was awarded a medal from the Society of Illustrators for his work in motion graphics.  Neal, also exhibits in galleries.  He teaches Illustration at Pratt Institute.  Chris' talk will be in Shemin Auditorium in the Shaffer Art Building from 12:45 - 2:00 pm.

Friday, October 10, 2014

October 15th Chris Sickels - Red Nose Studio

On Wednesday October 15th our guest will be Chris Sickels, proprietor of Red Nose Studio.  Sickels, quirky 3-D illustrations have appeared in publications such as The New York Times, Maxim, and The Village Voice, to name a few.  His corporate and advertising clients run the gamut from Frito Lay to Spike TV.  His work has been featured in How, Print, and 3x3.  Sickels, has twice been honored with the Carol Anthony Grand Prize Award from the New York Society of Illustrators 3-D Salon.  Two of his short films, The Red Thread Project, and Innards were selected to screen at the 2005 and 2006 Los Angeles International Short Film Festival.