|November 04, 2011
November 13, 2011|
The Honorable Mayor Michael Bloomberg, on behalf of the City of New York, will be proclaiming the second week of November as the 5th Annual Celebration of Illustration Week.
Thank you to Todd Lambrix, Director, Illustration Program at Parsons the New School for Design, Mark Heflin, Director, AI-AP, and Anelle Miller, Director, Society of Illustrators, whose collaborative efforts over this past year have made this a reality.
||Summer Illustration Art Academy Exhibition and Reception
Friday, November 4 5- 8pm
A gallery opening at the Society of Illustrators featuring the works of students from the Summer Illustration Art Academy; an NEA sponsored program that took place in July in collaboration with the NYC Parks and Recreation Department After School Program.
November 4 - 5 Hosted by Parsons The New School for Design
Tishman Auditorium, 66 West 12 St, 10011 NY
In its third US edition, the Pictoplasma Conference returns to New
York and presents a marathon of 12+ inspiring lectures, talks and panel
discussions by artists and designers pushing the edge of contemporary
For a complete schedule and to reserve tickets visit their website.
50 Years in 60 Minutes:
Evening with Murray Tinkelman
Monday, November 7 6:30 - 8:30pm
Illustrator and historian Murrary Tinkelman will lead a special presentation on the history of illustration. The event will be followed with a cocktail reception.
$15 non-members/$10 members/$7 students
painting by Joe Bowler
Illustrators Sketch Night at the Society of Illustrators
Tuesday, November 8 6:30 - 9:30pm
Illustrators will pose alongside professional models as the Dining
Room transforms into a large sketch studio. The live jazz will be performed by The Half-Tones featuring illustrators Barry Blitt, Joe Ciardiello and Michael Sloan with special guest guitarist Kenny Wessel. Open to the public.
$15/ $7 students
An Evening with Children's Book Icons
Wednesday, November 9 6:30 - 8:30pm
The Society of Illustrators presents an evening with children's book
icons and illustrators Ted and Besty Lewin, Jerry Pinkney, and acclaimed
writer and critic Leonard Marcus. The evening will include a silent auction featuring a selection of original art sponsored by the Children's Book Council. A book signing will follow.
$15 non-members/$10 members/$7 students
A Pre-Party Symposium celebrating the launch of AI30 and AP27
Thursday, November 10 3-6PM
Downtown Community Television Center
87 Lafayette Street (at White Street)
Admission free. Seating very limited.
3 Sessions in 3 Hours
Click here to learn more.
American Illustration 30 American Photography 27 Party
Thursday, November 10
Angel Orensanz Foundation
172 Norfolk Street (off E. Houston St.)
Book Launch, Display & Celebration
Open bar and food
$50 per person, $25 for students and chosen website winners
Free for AI30 and AP27 selected book winners
||Art Directors Club Hall of Fame Benefit Gala
Thursday, November 10 6pm
Capitale, 130 Bowery, NY
This year's recipients include Ruth Ansel, Marshall Arisman,
John Jay, Joe Pytka, and Paola Antonelli.
For more information about this event visit their website.
|| An Evening with Tom Peak honoring Bob Peak:
Father of the Modern Hollywood Movie Poster
Friday, November 11 6:30 - 9pm
Join the Society of Illustrators and Tom Peak as they introduce for
the first time ever, a book featuring the 40 year career of Bob Peak.
View never before seen illustrations along with his icon work for
movies, TIME magazine covers, fashion advertising, and many more!
Followed by a cocktail reception.
$20 non-members/ $15 members/$7 students
Sunday, November 13 12-4pm
Bring one or two of your favorite family heirlooms to the Society for
an appraisal. Co-hosted with Heritage Auction Galleries for New York,
Dallas, Beverly Hills, Paris and Geneva.
$20 non-members/ $15 members
Brunch at the Society
Sunday, November 13 11-3pm
The Society of Illustrators will be offering a $30 pre-fixe brunch.
Please make reservations by contacting the Director of Operations, John Capobianco.