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Saturday, May 31
 

11:00am

How to Break into the Business of Art
To some, it may seem like a career in the fine and/or applied arts is an impossible dream. The reality is different. This panel will address some of the challenges related to breaking into the business and entering the marketplace. Hear the first-hand experiences of two respected “young guns”--alumni Joseph Crone and Lowell Isaac,  who are in the early stages of building their careers-and an esteemed Herron professor - Vance Farrowwho is currently educating the next generation of artist and illustrators.

Speakers
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Vance Farrow

Associate Professor, Herron School of Art and Design
Farrow received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drawing from Murray State University in 1993, and an MFA in drawing from the University of Cincinnati in 1996. He taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati until his eventual move to Indianapolis where he currently teaches as an Assistant Professor... Read More →
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Lowell Isaac

I'm a life­long car­toon­ist, illus­tra­tor, and writer– with expe­ri­ence in film, comics, adver­tiz­ing, and chil­drens books. I stud­ied at the Art Insti­tute of Chicago, worked as a free­lance sto­ry­board and con­cept artist in Los Ange­les, and recieved my... Read More →

Artists
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Vance Farrow

Associate Professor, Herron School of Art and Design
Farrow received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in drawing from Murray State University in 1993, and an MFA in drawing from the University of Cincinnati in 1996. He taught at the Art Academy of Cincinnati until his eventual move to Indianapolis where he currently teaches as an Assistant Professor... Read More →


Saturday May 31, 2014 11:00am - 11:45am
Room 140 Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis IN 46225

3:00pm

Action Figure Customization
See exclusive figures and what goes into making them.

Get tips from the pros.

Ask them questions about their work.

Speakers
avatar for Jamie Sillof

Jamie Sillof

Sillof's Workshop
My work has been featured online on blogs, websites, and online news services.  In newspapers at the local, national and international levels.  In  books and magazines nationally and world wide.   On television in local news, national news, cable, and overseas.   In independent... Read More →



Saturday May 31, 2014 3:00pm - 3:45pm
Room 140 Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis IN 46225

6:00pm

KickStarter - How to Be Successful
Many of our exhibitors, guests, and panelists have completed successful KickStarter campaigns. We'll bring together a panel of the most, and least, successful to talk about their experiences using KickStarter.

Speakers
avatar for Tom Bancroft

Tom Bancroft

Tom Bancroft is a Disney animator from the Long Beach, California area who is best known for his creation of the Mulan character, Mushu. He stayed with Disney for about thirteen years, working on approximately nine features until he left in 2000. Since leaving Disney, Tom has been... Read More →
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Ragtag Studios

Ragtag Studio is an independent game development company founded in 2011. The team is comprised of friends and industry veterans, Matt Carter, Chris Cobb, and Shawn Halwes. After developing games together for more than a decade for studios such as Activision, Ion Storm, and Disney... Read More →


Saturday May 31, 2014 6:00pm - 6:45pm
Room 143-144 Indiana Convention Center