Mocca Arts Festival Exhibitors List

Jonathan DeDecker
I276
Born in 1992 in Tucson, Arizona, Jonathan DeDecker. He received his Master of Fine Arts degree in the Painting, Drawing and Sculpture Department at Tyler School of Art, in Philadelphia, PA.

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5 Worlds
5 Worlds is a sci-fi fantasy graphic novel series by a team of 5 creatives - Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel, Xanthe Bouma, Matt Rockefeller, and Boya Sun. Their 3rd book in the series is coming out this year on May 7th!

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A. T. Pratt
F207
A. T. Pratt is a cartoonist, designer, writer, illustrator, fine artist, and self-publisher. I make comics, illustrations, and prints that take many forms. A lot of my comics and other printed work features tricks and special features such as fold-outs, pop-ups and peek-a-boos. I am also Chief Creative Officer of MrMiSocki, a sock brand that comes with comics about the characters (who are the socks).
Aatmaja Pandya
F217
Cartoonist, illustrator, and little brown bird.
Ada Price - Dancing Bears
I274
Ada Price is a cartoonist and illustrator living in Brooklyn. Her books include Moon Glop, Caligula, The Everyday Death of the Everyday Saint, and Wandering Retreats.
Agnes Lee J282
J282
Agnes Lee is an illustrator and sometimes art director who also loves to play ultimate.
AkeemTeam
B134
Akeem is a comic book artist, illustrator, and animator based in Brooklyn. He has been drawing since childhood, and loves to draw a range of characters that represent the diversity he wanted to see when he was younger. Akeem draws comics about his daily life with his partner and their two cats as well as illustrations of people, animals, and the city. Akeem is on Instagram and Twitter as @akeemteam.
Alex Torres
G236
Alex Torres is an artist from Brooklyn who makes comics, zines, paintings, collages and wrestling belts. He sells his work for BIG MONEY. His books 'Alex Torres Artist Jam vol.1' and 'Alex Torres Art Explosion' will be at MoCCA and he will be exhibiting as a part of the ARTech Collective. Instagram: otorresexit
Alfonso de Anda
F206
Alfonso de Anda is a Mexican illustrator based in New York. His fun illustration and storytelling has lead him to take part of all sorts of projects like editorial illustrations, animated series development, advertising campaigns, children's books and painting murals to name a few.
Alison Wilgus
F217
Alison Wilgus is a Brooklyn-based writer, editor and cartoonist who's been working in comics for over a decade. Her latest work is Chronin, a queer historical science-fiction duology from Tor books, and Science Comics: Flying Machines, which was published by First Second and illustrated by Molly Brooks. In her spare time, she co-hosts a podcast about comics publishing called “Graphic Novel TK” with Gina Gagliano.
Allison Conway
E179
Allison Conway is an illustrator and cartoonist living in Brooklyn, NY. She graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Illustration in 2016. She has worked with clients like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, and Yale University, and for over two years has published a comic strip in Vice about a pillbug named Millie. She has a debut graphic novel coming out with Top Shelf Productions in February 2020 titled The Lab.
Angel Chang
F227
Angel Chang is an illustrator from Taiwan. Her artwork tends to reflect her appreciation of subtle emotions and beauty in imperfections. She often got inspired by relations of space and time.
Angela De Vito - Shadowcat Studios
H245
Angela De Vito is a freelance animator, storyboard artist and character designer working in NYC. She graduated from SVA with a BFA in Animation in 2014 and since has worked on animation for commercials and series pitches. Angela has worked for such studios as Hornet Inc. , Titmouse Inc. , Aardman Nathan Love, Man vs Magnet, CHRLX, Click 3x and Disney Digital Network. She is currently working on her first graphic novel, Heartless Prince, for Disney Hyperion.
Angela Rizza Illustration
E177 B
Angela Rizza graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in NYC in 2011 and since, has been creating artwork in Mahopac, NY. Her work is inspired greatly by the wildlife around her home, and her favorite stories she read growing up. The intricate work is hand drawn in ink and color is applied digitally, and she is greatly influenced by classical storybook illustrators and her favorite plants and animals.
Ann Xu
J281
Ann Xu is an Ignatz-nominated cartoonist and illustrator working in Baltimore. She graduated in 2017 with a BFA in illustration from the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her comics are filled with themes of childhood, home, and relationships.
Annie Stoll
B123
Annie Stoll is a Grammy Winning art director at Sony Music Entertainment and award-winning designer and illustrator. She worked with Lucasfilm on a number of projects, most notably on illustration for Sabine: My Rebel Sketchbook with author Dan Wallace and Women of the Galaxy by Amy Ratcliffe. When not doodling or dreaming about a galaxy far far away, Annie loves to create zines inspired by her West-Coast travels. She is the co-curator of the people-positive anthology 1001 Knights.
Anuj Shrestha
A103, 104, 105, 106
Anuj Shrestha is a cartoonist and illustrator who resides in Philadelphia, PA. His comics have been listed in several editions of The Best American Comics anthology. His illustration work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Wired and Playboy, among others. He is fond of Italian horror cinema and chihuahuas.
Ashcan Digital Academy
F210, 211, 212
Founded in 2017, the Ashcan Digital Academy provides opportunities for its students to thrive as digital artists. Our school has grown into a large community of artists of all ages and skill levels, along with a faculty comprised of talented entertainment artists who share their knowledge and experiences. It is our firm belief that anyone can become a great artist with hard work, but we at Ashcan are also here to help our students every step of the way.
Ashley Valera - Vahlre
I265
Ashley Valera is a Latina illustrator and graphic designer. Her friends know her as a lover of galaxies and witches. Ashley's illustrations often show women through a magical lens. She hopes to capture confidence, relatability, and emotion in her illustrations. Ashley graduated from New York City College of Technology with a Degree in Communications Design in 2018.
Audrey Vandermeulen
E170
Audrey Vandermeulen is the creator of Lunar Star Studio, and is exhibiting with a team of artists from Pratt Institute known as the "Young Monsters" Collective. Audrey is inspired by themes of magic and fantasy, especially in animals. She loves creating pieces that focus on deep, mysterious creatures, but also enjoys designing lighter themed work that appeals to the child at heart.
Aya Kakeda
A103, 104, 105, 106
Aya Kakeda was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan and is based in Brooklyn, NY. Her work is widely influenced by folk art and folktales, and reflects the current world from her personal perspective. Aya Also takes her imaginary friends to travel, exhibiting in galleries and museums throughout the world. Come by and check out her new RISO books!

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Beehive Books
A116
Beehive Books is a small press imprint founded by artist and designer Maëlle Doliveux, and writer and editor Josh O'Neill, publisher of Locust Moon Press. We are a boutique company committed to producing book art editions of distinctive literary and pictorial works with singular design sensibilities, the highest production values, and a special emphasis on comics and graphic art. Signings at MoCCA: -Yuko Shimizu : Saturday noon-1pm -Ron Wimberly : Saturday 2pm-3pm
BEKZIN (Hyo Jin Paik)
BEKZIN is a visual artist. Born in Seoul, South Korea, and currently, she/he resides in New York City. Bekzin’s pieces blur the lines between graphic design, gallery work, and illustration. Most recently Bekzin’s piece got selected as a winner by American Illustration 37, Creative Quarterly, 3x3.
Ben Granoff
G236
Ben Granoff has been cartoonisting in New York City since 2002. He collaborates with and supports the ARTech Collective and teaches storyboarding at the New York Film Academy. SEMPER COMICS!
Ben Nadler
F208 A
Ben Nadler is an illustrator and writer from Wisconsin living in Chicago, IL. He graduated from Rhode Island School of Design and has published "Heretics!" with Princeton University Press in 2017 and "The White Snake" with Toon Books, out this spring. In addition, he self publishes an annual risograph anthology comic called "Sonder".
Birdcage Bottom Books
F209
Celebrating a decade of publishing & distributing innovative comics with a focus on compelling storytelling and art!

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Caitlin Fogarty
H245
Caitlin Fogarty is a NYC based animator, storyboard artist and illustrator. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2014 and soon after found herself working at several different companies including Augenblick Studios, Hornet Inc. and Bleacher Report. Caitllin has worked on a variety of commercials and shows such as "Golan the Insatiable" and "The Jellies." Most recently, she has been a character animator on Legacy Animation's independent feature film, "Dawgtown."
Carlo Quispe
Carlo Quispe is a NYC based cartoonist, originally from Lima, Peru. He works as an arts educator and freelance artist. Carlo created the humor comics magazine Uranus, published by Printed Matter in 2010 with cartoonist Mike Diana and contributed to comics like Strapazin, WW3 Illustrated, Alphabet, Juicy Mother Vol. 2, and 2014 Ignatz award winner QU33R. Find out more at whac-nyc.work
Cassy Price
F227
Cassy Price is an Illustrator based in NYC. She graduated from Pratt Institute with a Bachelors in Communication Design Illustration and has continued to illustrate for companies in gaming and print. Her illustrations are vibrant in color, whimsical, and involve a lot cats.
Cat Willett
J288 A
Illustrator based in Brooklyn
Catarina Rodrigues
F228
Catarina Rodrigues is a digital artist from New Jersey. During her early years as an artist, Catarina has gathered inspiration from works of Stephen Gimmel, Greg Simkins, and Jim Henson. Catarina attended Montclair State University to earn a B.F.A in Animation and Illustration. Her background consists of working alongside animators, mocap artists, game designers, and children book illustrators. Today, Catarina is developing her whimsical vision through her digital paintings and illustrations.
Chloe M. Giroux
A103, 104, 105, 106
Chloe M. Giroux is a New York based illustrator, born and raised just outside of the city. She recently graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2018 with a BFA in Illustration. Her many zines, artist books, and paintings feature her love of nature and wild mythologies of her own creation.
Chris Lucero
I270
Christopher Lucero is a New York City-born illustrator, comic artist, printmaker, and designer. Never liking the idea of leaving NY, he co-founded Lucky Risograph and Part-Time Pigeon. Constantly creating imagery that combines weird humor with everyday life, he now works as a freelancer and occasionally screen prints on his coffee table.
Christian Ray C. Blaza
F228
Christian Blaza is a New Jersey based illustrator. He graduated Montclair State University in May 2015 with a BFA in Animation/Illustration. Now a member of Society of Illustrators and Society of Philippine American Artist, he works freelance with an interest in editorial and fantasy illustration. When he’s not doodling, he enjoys being a huge nerd with a passion for video games.
Christopher Lauto
I266 A
Christopher Lauto is a New York based freelance illustrator. His work joins traditional printmaking with the digital medium. Many of his pieces incorporate tradition linoleum prints as their line work. He is an alumni of both St. John's University and Queens College and he has completed work for the D&D Twitch stream "Rivals of Water Deep" and is currently working on the graphic novel "1629".
Ciou
A103, 104, 105, 106
Ciou succeeded to gain a relevant place in the world of lowbrow . The exhibit that gave her international visibility was in 2004 at the Flux Factory gallery in New York City with the group show » Cute and Scary » . Since then she was exhibited all around the world : Japan, Usa, Europe and Australia . She is represented in the Netherlands by the gallery Kochxbos in Amsterdam. Heterogenous, abundant and firmly alternative, Ciou’s world is a visual compendium of fantastic themes and styles.
Clair Gunther
H252
Clair Gunther makes comic books which you can find around town. The all new Fruit Friends #5 will drop the night before the festival so pick one up, yo! She won the Will Eisner Scholarship last summer.
Clarissa Eck
C137
Clarissa is an illustrator-turned-potter. She produces pottery on the wheel and carves illustrations into each piece individually. In addition to pottery, she is a painter and printmaker. Clarissa uses natural imagery to evoke a sense of the sublime, elevate the divine feminine, and draw attention to the human relationship with the larger cosmos. She studied Illustration at Pratt Institute.
Coin-Op Books | Peter and Maria Hoey
A115
Brother and Sister artists. Since 2007 they have independently published their comics under the name COIN-OP. The first hardcover collection of their work: COIN-OP COMICS ANTHOLOGY 1997-2017, published by Top Shelf Productions / IDW Publishing, is out now. Their new accordion fold book: AMERICAN NOIR is debuting at MoCCA Fest!
Colin Lidston
F201
Colin Lidston is a cartoonist and painter. He was born in Baltimore and now lives in New York City. His ongoing comic series, The Age of Elves, is published by Paper Rocket Minicomics.
Colin Verdi
E180
Colin Verdi is an illustrator and designer living and working in Manhattan. His illustration work spans several different types of media, including both traditionally and digitally painted artwork. He has been featured internationally in publications, drawn advertisements which have been recognized by the Society of Illustrators for inclusion in their 61st annual, and has also been commissioned to draw live for clients including: The Met Opera, Kiehl's, Google, and more.
Courtney Vonada
H245
Courtney Vonada is a Brooklyn based creator. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in 2D animation in 2014. With several years of professional experience in several animated projects and commercials under her belt shes decided to share another hobby of hers, cute crochet critters! This event marks the beginning of her new business in crochet and originally designed and illustrated content. She is exhibiting with a team of artists/ friends under 'ShadowCat Studios'.
Cuddles and Rage
F218
Liz and Jimmy Reed are the husband-and-wife team behind Cuddles and Rage, a world full of disturbingly cute stories with heart. What began as a webcomic featuring doodles and dioramas of anthropomorphic food has grown to include books, animation, and product design. Their work has been featured by Nerdist, The Washington Post, and NPR.
Cynthia Soto
G236
Cynthia Soto is an artist from New York City. Prints of her work will be available at table G236 as a part of the ARTech Collective.
Cynthia Yuan Cheng
E160
Cynthia Yuan Cheng is a freelance cartoonist based in Los Angeles, CA. She strives to share hope and warmth through her illustrations and comics as she explores relationships, identity, and personal experience.
Czap Books
H253 B
Czap Books is a micro-press based in Providence, RI dedicated to publishing comics that celebrate the poetic, the personal, and the weird. They also co-publish the art-inspired comics series Ley Lines.

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D.B. Dowd
G237
D.B. Dowd is a writer & illustrator who publishes the journal Spartan Holiday as well as other titles, including Stick Figures: Drawing as a Human Practice, issued in association with the Norman Rockwell Museum. Spartan Holiday No. 3: French Lesson is debuting at MoCCA. Dowd is Professor of Art & American Culture Studies at Washington University in St. Louis. He writes on the history and theory of illustration and teaches in Wash U’s new MFA in Illustration and Visual Culture program.
Dan and Jason
F215
Dan Abdo and Jason Patterson are: cartoonists, writers, and all round bon vivants. Jason is a contributor to the New Yorker and Dan’s comics were published in Nickelodeon magazine. They’ve worked with Art Spiegelman, created shows for Disney and Nickelodeon, and their new children’s comic Blue, Berry, and Pancakes is being published by First Second Publishing. Their stories mix of twisted humor and heartfelt joy. Here at MoCCA they are debuting their new all ages comic Barb The Last Berserker!
Danielle Draik
F222
Danielle Draik (D. Draik) is an internationally collected multimedia artist, born and based in New York City. Her work focuses on identity, the occult, and what shapes the Self. She really digs zines and self-publishing, having art books on demons, death entities, hypnagogic hallucinations, and bodily glitches. She really likes making largescale public work.
David Hillman
I267
Picked up a pencil at the age of 6 and nobody had the good sense to stop him, David kept right on drawing. Started working professionally right after high school , David has worked in many fields of illustration such as comicbooks, storyboards, gaming, animation, and publishing. David is debuting his first picture book, Berkley, A Nose Tale.
Dayoung Cho
J282
Dayoung Cho is a freelance illustrator based in Temecula, CA. Dayoung studied illustration at Art Center College of Design and also a craft lover. Please follow her instagram! @parayoung14
Deanna De Maglie
J280
Deanna "Dean" De Maglie is a cartoonist, illustrator and animator based in Brooklyn. Dean likes to make work about connection and lack there of with levity.
Deanna Zandt
F204
Deanna is a comics and folk artist in Brooklyn, NY. Find out more at http://deannazandt.com.
Dingding Hu - Hu is Hungry
C138
Dingding Hu is a New York based illustrator who specializes in documenting daily life in a simplified modern digital style and presenting it with little surprises and humor. Her goal is to reveal daily extraordinary as well as delight and inspire others with illustration. “Hu is Hungry” is a stationery collection of Dingding's work, which reflects her passion and curiosity of life. Dingding constantly gets hungry and think feeding her stomach and mind is a very important priority.

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Earl Womack
G240
Connecticut born Illustrator and Co-Creator of the graphic novel Tunnel Rat (written by Matt Durand).
Eddie Ahn - Pie Club
H262
Eddie Ahn is an illustrator and artist based in San Francisco. While working as an environmental nonprofit lawyer, he has been recognized a Cartoonist-in-Residence at the Charles M. Schulz Museum, and his art can be enjoyed on http://instagram.com/ehacomics.
Eli Neugeboren & Tiny Art Directors
E174
Eli is an illustrator & professor who lives and works in Brooklyn. He writes and draws The Long Shadows, and other titles, and his series "Drawing the News" has over 1400 drawings to date. The Tiny Art Directors are Zack (8) and Leo (5) and they love to draw the Titanic, zombies, superheroes, and pretty much everything.
Elizabeth Dantzler - eekthemenace
I265
Elizabeth Dantzler is a Black and Guatemalan illustrator and designer with a passion for storytelling! As a native to Brooklyn, she finds it important that her work reflects the people of the city she was raised in. She loves creating stories, comics, stickers and art that embody this reflection, as well as combining her works with urban fantasy. She hopes that people can experience the joy she feels when creating her art!
Ellen Lindner
A108
Creator of Cranklet's Chronicle, a comix zine about women, baseball and social change, and the editor of The Strumpet, a yearly anthology of work by cartoonists identifying as women. Author of the Ignatz-nominated The Black Feather Falls, and Undertow.
Elvin Flores
G236
Elvin Flores' artwork reflects joy. He has been exhibiting in New York City since 2007 at MoMA, The Queens Museum, Pace University and beyond. He is exhibiting as a part of ARTech Collective.
Emily Ree
G238 A
Emily is a comic artist, illustrator, and arts educator from New York.
Evan Dahm
C143, 144
Evan Dahm lives in Brooklyn and has made the fantasy graphic novels Rice Boy, Vattu, and Island Book (First Second Books, May 2019)

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Fanfare Presents
A111
An umbrella for creators and independent publishers, boasting more than 16 Eisner nominations, and the best translated graphic novels and art books from around the world by more than a half dozen publishers, including Fanfare/Ponent Mon, Knockabout, Breakdown Press, Book Palace and Atlantic Press. Debuts at 2019 MoCCA include OUTSIDE, WINDOWPANES, ILLUSTRATORS MAGZINE #25 and ILLUSTRATORS: RON EMBLETON.
First Second Books
E162
First Second Books publishes high quality graphic novels for everyone who loves to read. We are committed to excellence in storytelling, in artwork, and in production. First Second publishes books of lasting value, books that stay in your heart and mind, and on your bookshelf.
FIT MFA In Illustration
A102
Earn your MFA in New York City, Study with award winning professional illustrators.The FIT MFA in Illustration is focused on visual communication with an emphasis on drawing foundations, contextual and theoretical knowledge, and the professional application of the current illustration industry. FIT is part of the State University of New York system.
Forward Comix
J279
Forward Comix is an award-winning, indie publisher, based in Brooklyn, New York. Our socially conscious brand currently publishes select works in the form of graphic novels. With a strong commitment to excellence, we follow our passion to see works of fiction that reflect a better understanding of the world in which we live, and remarkable visions of the future.
Forward-Backward Collective
I263
The Forward-Backward Collective is an artist collective combining technology, traditional book arts, paper craft, and sequential storytelling for the 21st century, whose members include Jody Culkin, Eric Hagan, and Marianne R. Petit. Visit us at table I263. https://forwardbackwardcollective.tumblr.com/
Fran Meneses FRANNERD
E177 A
New York based Illustrator and author. Born and raised in Santiago, Chile, uploads comics regularly on instagram and sells stationery, self published books and zines. When she's not kissing her fat cat Hamburguesa (or drawing) Fran uploads videos of her daily life as an artist on youtube and she's currently working on her new graphic novel.

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Gabrielle Bell
D157, 156 B
Gabrielle Bell’s work has been selected several times for Best American Comics and the Yale Anthology of Graphic Fiction, and has been featured in McSweeney’s, The Believer, Bookforum and Vice magazines. Her story, “Cecil and Jordan In New York,” was turned into a film by Michel Gondry. The Voyeurs was named one of the best Graphic Novels of the year by Publishers Weekly. Gabrielle Bell lives in Brooklyn, NY. (Table D157)
Gaby Ramirez
G236
I'm a woman on the Spectrum who creates Manga under the pen name Puella Comicò. My dream is to break into the Japanese market and have my work adapted into various media. My comic "Guardians of the Two Worlds!" is debuting at MOCCA fest. I am exhibiting as a part of the ARTech Collective.
Gideon Kendall
E173
Gideon is the Eisner Award-winning artist of Harvey Kurtzman's Marley's Ghost (ComiXology/Kitchen Sink). He is also the artist of MegaGhost (Albatross Funnybooks) and a regular contributor to MAD Magazine and Full Bleed (IDW). HIs self-published works include DOOMmates (with Josh O'Neill) and WAIT...It Gets Worse (with Doug Latino).
Giselle Sarmiento
A107
Giselle is a New York City based freelance artist who specializes in visual storytelling via comics and illustrations. Her favorite mediums includes inks, pens and brushes which she uses to capture a sense of excitement and energy in her work. Giselle has been featured in graphic story collections such as : Dirty Diamonds, Rookery, and When the Rules Aren’t Right. She’s been featured in various zines and enjoys collaborating with other creatives.
Glynnis Fawkes
A108
Glynnis Fawkes's books Charlotte Brontë Before Jane Eyre (Center for Cartoon Studies Presents/Disney Hyperion) and Persephone's Garden (Secret Acres) will both be published this fall. Her books Alle Ego and Greek Diary won MoCCAfest Awards in 2016 and 2017. Her comics have appeared on The New Yorker.com, Spiralbound, Popula, and MuthaMagazine.
Greg Manchess
A112
After receiving the Best Fantasy Artist Award last year at the World Fantasy Convention, Greg is back to sell and sign copies of his widescreen novel, Above the Timberline, table A112! The acclaimed painter and now author has had his worked featured on magazine covers such as Time, National Geographic, and the Atlantic Monthly, as well as countless book covers and national ad campaigns. Recently his paintings appeared in the Coen Brothers’ new film, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
Gregery Miller
G242
Gregery Miller is a professional illustrator, writer, and designer. His artwork is inspired by many things like nature, mythology, dreams and folklore. He writes and illustrates an original fantasy series called The Tales of Reverie and he is currently producing the next volume. Throughout his career so far he has worked with many studios and clients including Cartoon Network's Adult Swim, Hitpoint Games, Disney, Microsoft, Radiodiaries Podcast, and Transistor Studios.
Gwenevere Singley
F226
Gwenevere Singley is an illustrator, comic creator, and mastermind of the Wayward Queen webcomic, featuring the adventures of people trapped in a world that changes at the whim of a wayward queen. “Where the Queen goes, the realm grows", and chaos follows soon after! Myriad other projects percolate from the Gwenesphere at intervals, including a swarm of devious Ink Imps, who are surely up to no good!

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gregory benton
E175
gregory benton cartoons in NYC, waiting for the other shoe to drop.

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Haleigh Mun
H247 B
Haleigh Mun is a Korean illustrator based in New York City. She is a colored pencil artist and her works are very colorful. Haleigh likes to draw things that make her happy which are lots of dogs, flowers, New York City and memories from her childhood.
Hannah Sherman
J280
Hannah Sherman is an animator and illustrator living in NYC, where she also makes comics about people having weird dreams. Her work can be seen on Comedy Central and various places on the internet. (world-circle below for website)
Hyesu Lee
C138
Hyesu Lee is a South Korea born, Brooklyn based illustrator/artist/muralist loves to share the hidden beauty and happiness through drawing and doodling. She believes anything warm and cheerful is contagious. Currently, Hyesu enjoys working on a series of comics based on living in NYC.

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Instant Rabbit
E182
Instant Rabbit is made up of three Korean illustrators' collaborative artworks and produces various goods to share their aesthetics with the public.

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J.T. Yost
F209
Founder of Birdcage Bottom Books and creator of mostly depressing content.
James Bascara
B132 B
I'm a Filipino-American artist from New Jersey. I studied engineering at Rutgers University before going to the School of Visual Arts for illustration. My work focuses on building new mythologies through various mediums, including painting, books, sculpture, and animated films. He lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
Jamie Tanner
F208 B
Cartoonist, illustrator, designer. Author of THE AVIARY (2008 Eisner Award nominee), and THE BLACK WELL. Publisher, Consumptive Press. Occasionally releasing new comics online and in THE CONSUMPTIVE, an ongoing minicomics anthology series, the new issue of which will debut at this year's MoCCA Arts Fest.
Jared Rosen
J286
Definitely not an alien
Jeff Nest
J286
I also take payment in Taco Bell Gift Cards.
Jennifer Hayden
A108
Jennifer Hayden is the Eisner-nominated creator of THE STORY OF MY TITS. Her new mini A FLIGHT OF CHICKENS is a sampling of her short-form autobio work. Her first collection UNDERWIRE was excerpted in The Best American Comics 2013. She is currently finishing a graphic anti-cookbook for Top Shelf/IDW called WHERE THERE’S SMOKE THERE’S DINNER, and is distracting herself by also creating a long-form mini about her dicey relationship with France. Visit her at jenniferhayden.com.
Jess Johnson
B125 B
Jess Johnson (Skywhale Comics) draws and teaches comics in White River Junction, VT. She graduated in 2018 with an MFA from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Her comics are full of witty banter, awkward romances, and send-ups of genre tropes. She watches too much anime and loves karaoke. Find her on instagram @skywhalecomics.
Jess Worby
E159
Jess Worby is an illustrator and professor at NYIT. His art has been featured in a variety of places, from a wall in the Brooklyn Historical Society to a large Taittinger window display at Sherry-Lehmann. His work has been recognized by Best American Comics, American Illustration, and Society of Illustrators, as well as sites like Buzzfeed, HuffPo, and Kotaku. He founded the Brooklyn Draw Jam, a monthly drawing meet-up. His literary work is represented by Ed Maxwell of Greenburger Associates.
JIE REN
I273
Jie Ren is a Chinese illustrator and visual storyteller based in New York City.
Jimmy 'Bond' Martin
G236
Jimmy Martin writes movie posters that appear in 'AHRC Superheroes are for Everyone'. He is inspired by ACTION and ESPIONAGE and is exhibiting as a part of the ARTech Collective.
Jo Yeh
B132 B
Jo Yeh is an illustrator and graphic designer who was born and raised in Taipei, Taiwan. She has been living and working in NYC since 2015. Jo’s illustrations can be seen across print and digital media, and her comics are profoundly inspired by her personal experiences and day-to-day life in a big city.
Jo Zixuan Zhou
I272
Jo is an illustrator and visual artist based in New York. She’ll soon graduate from the School of Visual Arts in 2019. Her work is largely inspired by strong shapes and colors and often discuss the subconscious thinking in her mind.
Jody Culkin
I263
Jody Culkin is an artist who lives and works in New York. She is a sculptor and photographer who likes to tell stories. She is interested in electronics and 19th storytelling. She is a member of the Forward-Backward Collective.
John F. Malta
A110
John F. Malta is an award-winning illustrator and art director based in Ridgewood, NYC. He art directs projects with the Portland-based studio Bent Design Lab and has worked on a myriad of editorial, advertising, and commercial projects. Additionally, he has self-published over 30 books, zines, anthologies, and comics. He is the editor of Universal Slime - an annual contemporary comics and art anthology and his most recent comic Haunted Francis will debut at MOCCA Fest 2019.
Jon Burgerman
C139
Things with googly eyes on them.
Jonah Newman
E171
Jonah Newman is a comics writer and artist. He's the author of the historical fiction webcomic EMPIRE ON EDGE as well as several short memoir and nonfiction pieces. He's really into Napoleonic history, queer folk rockers, and the Oxford comma.
Jordin Isip
Jordin is an artist and curator, teaches at Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute, and is Chair of the Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition. Due to recent injuries and setbacks he might not have anything available to purchase but please stop by to say hi (and peruse the offerings of The Track Trio).
Jose Zambrano
G236
Jose Zambrano hails from Parts Unknown (ok, Queens). His work is inspired by video games, horror movies and wrestling. His art zine 'Galactic Warriors' is both awesome and available at table G236 where he will be exhibiting as a part of the ARTech Collective.
Joseph Garland
F204
A figurative painter living in Brooklyn with a history in cartooning.
Joy Alicia Raines
F225 B
New York based illustrator and graphic novelist. Born and raised in Southern Louisiana, she has a strong interest in religion and superstition. Her work explores the power of the small, quiet moments in life. Pick up Part One of her new graphic novel, “Devoted”—which is debuting at MoCCA!!
Juan Tang Hon
E181 A
Juan enjoys making illustrations, zines about animals, and most recently, different ceramic vessels on the wheel.

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Kate Lacour
D150 A
Kate Lacour's comics are inspired by a love for the aesthetics of science and a fascination/revulsion towards bodies. Her debut graphic novel, Vivisectionary, will be released by Fantagraphics in July. She is a 2016 MoCCA Award winner.
Kati Lacker
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Kati Lacker is an illustrator, designer, and screen printer currently living in Brooklyn. Her work often explores the everyday; spending time with subjects that would otherwise go unnoticed. Much of what she creates is influenced by her city surroundings and a love of color, line, and pattern.
Katie Fricas
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Katie Fricas is a cartoonist and library worker from New York City. She makes non-fiction essay comics about art, politics, cultural events, oddities, and hidden histories. She got her start illustrating for $pread Magazine (R.I.P) and self-publishing a comic about her life called Blabbermouth. Her work pops up in various anthologies, including the 2018 Ignatz Award-winning book, Comics for Choice, and she's also published comics in the New York Times, The New Yorker, and the Guardian.
Katrina Kopeloff
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Katrina has created illustrations for two international picture books: The Visit of the Trolls (Spain) & The Cat and the Monkey (Portugal). She will debut a miniature triangle book, silk screen totes, and more!
Kelsey Wroten
D157, 156 B
Kelsey Wroten works as a freelance illustrator and comics artist. Her work has appeared in a wide variety of publications including The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Village Voice, NPR, and many more. She’s a Kansas City native living in Brooklyn, NY. Her new book Cannonball will debut at MoCCA from Uncivilized Books (Table D157).
Ken Wong's Origami Comics
B129
Ken Wong is a comics creator/writer/artist known primarily for his artisanal ORIGAMI COMICS - small batch, carefully crafted, hand-folded paper comics in a variety of shapes and sizes - celebrating comics as a physical art form including tactile and kinaesthetic elements to the reading experience. NEW for MoCCA'19: "Who's On First" (a tetraflexagon minicomic) presenting Wong's interpretation of the classic comedy routine in a fun Origami Comics format!
Keren Hasson
F205
Keren (aka Sarofoxx) is a native New Yorker, illustrator, and printmaker currently living in Brooklyn. Her work is inspired by monsters, folklore, and the adventures of childhood stories. She also really loves playing video games, cheese, petting animals, and drawing strange creatures.
Kevin Caamano
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Kevin Caamano is a comics writer and artist from Queens. Kevin loves Nintendo, Don Bluth movies, Doctor Who and all kinds of Spoooooky stuff. His Castlevania comic appears as a backup in 'AHRC Superheroes are for Everyone'. Kevin is exhibiting as a part of the ARTech Collective.
Kevin Jay Stanton
B123
Kevin Jay Stanton is a freelance illustrator obsessed with plants and mythology, who is currently working hard on his floral tarot deck Botanica and making endless terrarium pins. He is the co-curator of 1001 Knights and Burl & Fur.
Kevin Speidell
F224 A
Kevin Speidell is an illustrator living in Manhattan. He first got his start in illustration during his time as the School of Visual Arts in NYC. Kevin's work has been recognized by both Society of Illustrators, and Creative Quarterly. To name just a few, Kevin gets his inspiration from rock music, horror movies, and the most whimsical of animals. Because of this, he prides himself on being able to connect his work to both children and adults alike.
Kou Chen
A119 A
Kou Chen is a genderqueer, Taiwanese American cartoonist. He co-edited Boy, I Love You - a BL comics anthology, and makes zines with The Yam Fam. His work usually involves romance or erotica, and sometimes has a dash of fantasy.
Kyo Kayamoto
E170
Kyo Kayamoto is a Japanese illustrator based in New York City. She often works with watercolor and in a minimal and colorful design intending to bring positivity in the world. She enjoys telling stories through children’s books, Graphic Novel and animations. Though she uses cute, friendly characters, she addresses a range of serious issues including; human relationships, equalities, depressions and cultural differences.

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Liam Donnelly
J280
Liam Donnelly is a cartoonist, illustrator, and Sad Gay Boy™ based in Queens. He likes to make comics about boys having feelings and illustrations of queer couples being cute. His comics work has previously appeared in Lilies, Vagabond Comics, DRØME, and, most recently, the Kieron Gillen-curated 24 Panels anthology, which was published by Image in November 2018.
Lidan Chen
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Lidan is a freelance illustrator and comic book artist from China. She illustrated Ben 10 original graphic novel:The Truth is Out There.
Lu Zhang
A dreamer, and an image maker who laughs a lot.
Lucas McCaslin
H253 A
A Writer/ Comics lover from Brooklyn who writes the Rough Ones Webcomic.
Lucky Risograph
I270
We are a risograph printing press and gallery hybrid operating from YUI in Chinatown, New York. We work with local and international artists and designers to reinterpret Risograph printing through art books, zines, prints, and community projects.
Lung-Chieh LI
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Taiwanese comic artist, Li Lung-chieh’s characters feature strong lines and deep contrasts. Groundbreaking drawing techniques retell history in interesting ways. In 2016, he won Silver Award at the 9th International Manga Award with his work, Ichthyophobia. In 2018, His work, Koxinga Z, about the Ming dynasty loyalist general who ousted the Dutch from Taiwan in the 17th century, won Comic of the Year at the 9th Golden Comic Awards, the most important national award for comic in Taiwan.

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Madeline Zuluaga
A107
Madeline Zuluaga is an illustrator/storyteller working in NYC. She graduated from the School of Visual Arts in 2016 with a BFA in Illustration. Watercolor & mixed media is her jam to make art. She loves everything about vibrant colors, characters and storytelling. Her goal is to create stories/illustrations that make unlikely characters and situations believable. Her interests currently involve shonen anime/manga and capybaras & vegetables.
MalOjo
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My first visual shocks were those comic books covers and old horror movie posters, I was also influenced by religious and mythological representations.I’m fascinated by Bruegel, Walt Disney, Tex Avery Bosch, Kuniyoshi, Ishinomori , the tokusatsus and the Pre-Raphaelites. Monsters are the true heroes of my universe :saints and even gods
Marcellus Hall
B131 A
Marcellus Hall is a nobody who has done nothing notable in his life. His art and music can be viewed here: www.marcellushall.com
Marianne R. Petit
I263
Marianne R. Petit is an artist and educator whose work explores fairy tales, anatomical obsessions, and collective storytelling practices through mechanical books that combine animation and paper craft. She is a member of the Forward-Backward Collective.
Mark Wang
F201
Mark Wang is an Illustrator and comic artist original from Tucson, Arizona, but is currently located in the fabled NYC. His illustrations and comics have been feature on Vice, New York Times, Buzzfeed, ETC. Sometimes those drawings are funny, and sometimes they're not. Go figure huh.
Meg Hunt
B124
Meg Hunt is an illustrator and maker of things based in Portland, OR. She has illustrated books for Chronicle Books, Bloomsbury, and Workman Publishing, and created many other illustrations for magazines, newspapers, product design, advertising, and more. Meg's work is exploratory and playful, mixing traditional and digital media to create a lush world.
Melissa Kleynowski
A120 A
Cartoonist & Illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY. Alumnus of the School of Visual Arts, Class of 2015 She is currently an artist for Nickelodeon's, "The Loud House", published at Papercutz, the No. 1 publisher of children's graphic novels. In addition, she has her own self published, short-form comics of her Pug, "Miserable Mister Max", and continuously creates digital illustrations with a widespread variety of themes and subjects. Visit her at Table No. A-120, and say "Hello!"
MFA Visual Narrative
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When you put “Story First”, words and visuals merge into a whole new language. Yours. SVA offers a low-residency MFA program in visual narrative with two years online and three summers in NYC, a visionary approach to storytelling that equally emphasizes creative writing and visual communication across all media. Application review continues on a rolling basis - apply now!
MICA Illustration
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Assorted work from illustration students attending the Maryland Institute College of Art!
Mika Song
F215
Mika Song is a children's book author/ illustrator. She makes stories about round foods, animals (cats, squirrels, raccoons) friendship and belonging. Her graphic novel for kids called Donut Feed the Squirrels comes out in 2020 from Random House Graphic. She will be debuting her kid's mini comic Night Chef at MOCCA.
Min Heo
J282
Min is an illustrator working and living in the Bay Area, California. Her work consists of funny feelings, bratty attitudes, animals wearing hats and other miscellaneous thoughts. www.minstudio.us
Mindy Indy
H260
Very excited to be selling prints of my comic series AER HEAD! The prints feature surfers, space, and combinations thereof! Get a free mini comic with purchase of any print. I'll also be taking commissions - why not get a drawing of you in space or your pet surfing?
Moore College of Art & Design
E184, 185
Moore College of Art & Design is the first and only visual arts college for women in the United States. Located in the heart of the cultural hotbed of Philadelphia, Moore provides ambitious and future-focused students with a creative and memorable academic experience, with 10 undergraduate majors including Animation & Game Arts and Illustration. Moore also offers a selection of co-educational graduate, post-baccalaureate and continuing education programs. Visit us at moore.edu to learn more.

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Nadia "ToughSpirit" Burgess
H260
Nadia Burgess aka ToughSpirit is a Multi-Artist, Filmmaker, and Cake Creator that resides in New York. She's known for her bright colors, ethereal backgrounds, and crossover fan art. FOLLOW her on Facebook: ToughSpiritCreations and Instagram: @thetoughspirit
Natalya Balnova - Dancing Bears
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Natalya Balnova is a New York based illustrator, designer and printmaker. She self-publishes her own silkscreen books, zines, posters, cards and apparel designs. Her new books include: Beastly Heads, Internal Incubation of Spirit and October 16, 1793 / The Guillotine Letter.
NBM Graphic Novels
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NBM is featuring renowned and outspoken cartoonist Ted Rall premiering his revised Year of Loving Dangerously, now in paperback at a larger format and Dave Gallaher premiering Only Living Girl from sister co. Papercutz and the sequel to Only Living Boy. See the rest of our recent releases as well such as The Rolling Stones in Comics, Silent Invasion, Val Mayerik’s Dust & Blood, David B’s Hasib & the Queen of Serpents, Annie (Girl in Dior) Goetzinger’s bio of Colette and much more!
New York Review Comics
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NYR Comics presents new editions of out-of-print masterpieces and new translations of books that have never before appeared in English, from intimate memoirs to absurdist gags, lyrical graphic novels to dizzying experiments. The latest books are "MacDoodle St." by Mark Alan Stamaty, "Letter to Survivors" by Gébé, and "Piero" by Edmond Baudoin.
Nicole Fieger
J280
Queens based illustrator, comic maker, and designer with a love for telling stories whose work is primarily focused around high-fantasy and LGBTQ+ themes.
Nicole Scerra
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Nicole A Scerra is a native New Yorker. Both an Illustrator and Educator; Nicole received her BFA in Illustration and Master of Arts in Teaching from Maryland Institute College of Art. Nicole spends her days as your friendly neighborhood Visual Art Educator and her dark nights building an illustration empire.

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Olivia Fields
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Olivia Fields is an African-American illustrator working, studying, and residing in NYC. Her specialties include flowy line work, soft colors, and always being sleepy...She is currently pursuing a BFA in illustration at the School of Visual Arts.

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Pain Pals
D147
We are Ghost.
Part-Time Pigeon
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We are doves that wanted peace but got car exhaust instead. We also like to draw and sell things that are drawn and collaborate with the printing press, Lucky Risograph.
Patrick Sinnott
F222
Patrick Sinnott is a Brooklyn based webcartoonist and illustrator whose work is strongly influenced by Mike Mignola, Bill Watterson, the 90s/early 2000s manga scene and his parents using a subpar internet blocker. In addition to his science fantasy webcomic Lax Legends he's ventured into artwork for gaming sourcebooks, horror/military comics and some children/YA work. Stop on by the table! We have kept the artist appropriately sedated so it should be safe for contact with the public.
Peow
F216
Other publishers HATE THEM. Peow's books are so cool other publishers DON'T want you to look at them! See how this small press publisher is creating amazing looking comics that is turning everyone else jealous.
Peter Kuper
E168
Peter Kuper’s cartoons appear regularly in The New Yorker, the Nation, The Nib and MAD where he has written and drawn Spy vs Spy since 1997. He is the co-founder of World War 3 Illustrated and has produced over two dozen books including Ruins which won a 2016 Eisner award and most recently, Kafkaesque.
Pinky Weber
Welcome to the world of Pinky Weber — a paradise of pop culture, puns, and positive vibes. We are Brooklyn’s finest female-run gift and accessory company, where wine o’clock starts promptly at 3 pm. Cheeky and cheerful, Pinky Weber is perfect for parties, pick-me-ups, and presents between pals. Pinky Weber is an award-winning professional doodler, muralist shmuralist, zine queen, and pizza/donut enthusiast based in — you guessed it — Brooklyn.
Plum Press
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Plum Press is a small press located in Brooklyn, NY. We publish comics, zines, and other printed materials and products. We host events and work in a variety of media.
PM Press
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PM Press was founded at the end of 2007 by a small collection of folks with decades of publishing, media, and organizing experience. We create radical and stimulating fiction and nonfiction books, pamphlets, T-shirts, visual and audio materials to educate, entertain, and inspire you.
Pyrite Press
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Pyrite Press publishes the gold standard of comics, artist books, and literary zines.

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Qiaoyi Shi
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Qiaoyi Shi is an illustrator and printmaker based in New York City. She has lived in many different countries, including China, Russia and the United States. Creating images of food, her work inspires her to travel and explore new cuisines.

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Richard Alexander/ Richy Vegas
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Richard Alexander will have THREE new eighty page issues of Richy Vegas Comics available at the show. The THREE new issues are parts 2, 3, and 4 of "The Legend of Richy Vegas." "The Legend of Richy Vegas" chronicles Richard Alexanders struggles with mental illness and his descent into diagnosis and treatment.
RISD Illustration
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RISD ILLUSTRATION takes an expansive view of illustration as art that influences thought and behavior across boundaries of space and time. The program seeks to promote the creation of images that communicate with poetic insight, emotional resonance and aesthetic richness. At MoCCA, we will be displaying and selling student-made comics and illustrations produced in the classroom and beyond!
Robyn Chapman
F201
Robyn Chapman is an editor, a publisher, and (sometimes) a cartoonist. She is the proprietor of the micro-press Paper Rocket Minicomics where she publishes the Tiny Report, among other titles. She has had many different jobs in comics and currently is a senior associate editor at First Second.
Rommelle Anne Roy
A107
Rommelle Anne Roy is a Flipino-American artist based in New York City. She graduated from the School of Visuals in 2016 with a BFA in Fine Arts. Her work is inspired by the aesthetics and characters of various anime, manga and video games. Her primary mediums are oil, acrylic, watercolor, ink and digital. She is currently in the character and story creation process of her original story, Wayward Magick, which will have Filipino culture mixed in with fantasy/adventure elements.
Rose Wong
C137
Rose Wong is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY who likes to make work that combines the natural with the unnatural. When not drawing, she makes zines and ceramics.
Rumi Hara
C138
Rumi is an illustrator and comics artist from Japan working in NYC. Her comics series Nori was nominated for Ignatz Awards in 2018 and is to be published from Drawn & Quarterly in 2020.

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Sam Grinberg
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Sam Grinberg was born in NYC but lived most of his life in the woodsy suburbs of New Jersey. He currently lives in Burbank working as a character designer on The Simpsons by day but spends his nights and weekends making comics and zines. He is currently working on his comic series "Scumburbia".
Sara Varon
D156 A
Sara Varon is the creator of several children’s books and graphic novels including Robot Dreams, Bake Sale, and New Shoes. She will be sharing her table with John Douglas, boxer and artist. They will be exhibiting books, zines, and other handmade items.
SCAD: The University for Creative Careers
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The Savannah College of Art and Design is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution conferring bachelor’s and master’s degrees at distinctive locations and online to prepare talented students for professional careers. SCAD offers degrees in more than 40 majors. Visit the official SCAD blog at scad.edu/blog or scad.edu.
SelfMadeHero
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SelfMadeHero is an independent publisher of graphic novels and visual narratives. Based in London, the company publishes ground-breaking and beautiful work from authors and artists from across the globe, from the quirky and humorous to the political and profound. SelfMadeHero is committed to bringing readers books that provoke, entertain, inspire, and inform. Releases for 2019 include Guantánamo Kid by Jérôme Tubiana and Alexandre Franc and Blossoms in Autumn by Zidrou and Aimée de Jongh.
Sewer Betta
F220
Betta (MJ Kim) is a New York based Comic Artist and Illustrator. Her works feature unsettling and disturbing images that tap into people's anxieties and nervousness. She has been working with Valiant Entertainment as a comic artist.
Shadowcat Studios
H245
Shadowcat Studios is team of 3 animator ladies, Angela De Vito, Caitlin Fogarty and Courtney Vonada, who love designing and creating all sorts of things.
Shreyas R Krishnan
G237
Shreyas is an illustrator-designer from Chennai, India. Rooted in research, her non-fiction work takes on the forms of comics, editorial illustration, and documentary drawings. She is curious about the construction and endurance of memory – how, why and what we remember. Through drawing and writing, she tries to understand the ways visual culture and gender intersect. Shreyas teaches in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St.Louis.
Siobhan Gallagher
A110
SIOBHÁN GALLAGHER is an illustrator and book designer living in New York City. Her illustrations have been featured in publications such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, Elle Canada, US Weekly, and Huffington Post. She is the author/illustrator of In a Daze Work, published by Penguin Random House in 2017, and self-publishes multiples zines per year. Siobhán draws every day, is often a ball of anxiety, and is in a constant state of nostalgia.
Sisi Yu ( Jingyi Yu)
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illustrator/ Print maker based in NY. Member of Deep Sleep Press ( table)
So What? Press
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So What? Press is a publisher and distributor of comic founded in 2012 by Dave Kelly and Lara Antal. It's most known for the series, Tales of the Night Watchman, about baristas who fight monsters. A story from the series also appears in the Eisner-nominated and Ringo Award-winning Mine! anthology published by ComicMix!
Sophie Margolin
I272
Sophie Margolin is a freelance illustrator born and raised in Houston, TX, and currently living in New York City.
Steff Bradley
E170
Steff Bradley is a queer, disabled illustrator based in Brooklyn, making glitchy things and weird monsters. Working with surrealistic and grotesque imagery, along with printmaking techniques and digital alteration, they are making their debut at MOCCA this year. Steff is exhibiting alongside the Young Monsters Art Collective, a group of students from Pratt Institute.
Stephanie Baker
H252
Stephanie Baker is a new york based cartoonist and toy designer and she thinks liking music is a substitute for a personality.
Sunmi
J281
Sunmi is an illustrator & cartoonist based in Baltimore, MD. Their work explores themes of emotional distance and fantastical femininity, within a framework of LGBTQ, Asian-American, and Korean diasporic identity, mythology, and history.
SVA RisoLAB
The SVA RisoLAB is the first and only educational space for printing, publishing and production of Risograph based printed works. We offer classes and workshops focusing on Riso printing as well as lab access for current and former students. Since its founding in 2015, the RisoLAB has become a hub of small scale and experimental printing and publishing activity that brings together artists of all backgrounds and disciplines to encourage dialogue across different creative worlds. @risoLAB

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Terrace Chat
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Terrace Chat is the table and group chat shared by New York-based artists and friends Zoë Lotus and Patricia Thomasson. Zoë works as an animator and illustrator in her primary role, Patricia as an illustrator and letterer in Queens. Both pick up shifts as full-time freelance dog-petters whenever possible.
The Tiny Crew
J287
The Tiny Crew is a collective of four budding artists who are all either 5’3” or under. They are literally and figuratively “tiny.”
The Track Trio (+ Jordin Isip)
H251
Originally a rebel group that roamed around MoCCA with their merch, runners Chloe Isip, Simone Isip, and their friend Ginger Mullen settle down to form The Track Trio. Even though they each go to different schools now, the former teammates still meet up to run, create comics, pins, and even more! Father and teacher Jordin Isip joins them too, offering his own comics and sarcastic comments.
The Yam Fam
A119 A
The Yam Fam makes queer romance comics & zines, exploring the love that blooms in kitchens and space wars. Together they’ve published Boy, I Love You: A BL Comics Anthology, and a variety of original minicomics & fanbooks about boys kissing. The Yam Fam includes Kou Chen, Emily Forster, and Eric Alexander Arroyo!
The Yea Girls and Friends
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The YEA Girls is a NYC-based studio run by a plucky trio of 20-something-year-old illustrators who are ready to take on the world. The artists behind the acronym--Yan Gabriella, Erica De Chavez and Angeli Rafer--met by chance, and since then have worked together on exciting collaborative comics, zines and illustrations. Joining this trio are Emily Dahl and Elizabeth Ko, illustrators from Maryland and Virginia respectively, coming to the Big Apple for this year's festival.
Thomas Gambaro
G236
Gambaro specializes in using Sculpey clay. Influenced by Mickey Mouse, he depicts the playfulness of characters with a story for each creation. His work has been commissioned to recreate Hall of Fame players from the New York Yankees.
Tim Hamilton
E172
Tim Hamilton lives in Brooklyn, NY. His clients include: The New Yorker, The New York Times, Cicada Magazine, Dark Horse, Marvel, DC Comics, Mad Magazine, Nickelodeon Magazine, Dow Jones, Lifetime, ABC Television, Holiday House, Fast Company Magazine and PublicAffairs. He self publishes a one man anthology called, Rabbit Who Fights. In 2010 
he adapted Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 into a graphic novel for Hill & Wang with Mr. Bradbury’s blessing.
Tim Peacock
F206
Tim Peacock is an illustrator and cartoonist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. Drawing much of his influence from early European, Japanese, and Alternative American Comics, his playful and detailed illustrations have been recognized by The Society Of Illustrators, American Illustration, and Society of Publication Designers to name a few. He also has self published a variety of comics, zines and prints and is working on his first graphic novel.
Tom Kaczynski
D157, 156 B
Tom Kaczynski is a cartoonist, writer, publisher, and teacher. He is the author of the Eisner Award nominated graphic novel Beta Testing the Apocalypse (Fantagraphics), Cartoon Dialectics series, and the forthcoming Trans Terra graphic novel. His comics have appeared in countless anthologies, including The Nib, Mome and many more. Tom K is the founder of Uncivilized Books, a boutique graphic novel publishing house. Since its inception, Uncivilized Books has published acclaimed and award nominate
Tory Novikova
Forever in pursuit of creative innovation, Tory spends most of her days balancing work in the digital technology space and running TORYNOVA, a studio specializing in illustrated products. Her efforts are often focused toward drawing, designing, teaching, and art direction on making the world a more beautiful place that is equal for all to enjoy. Tory may at any given point in time be found somewhere in Brooklyn, playing with foxes.

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Uncivilized Books
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Uncivilized Books has been publishing smart comics and graphic novels for over 6 years. We've published books by Gabrielle Bell, Joann Sfar, Kelsey Wroten, Peter Wartman, Alan Moore, Noah Van Sciver, and more. ODOD Books, is our imprint of comics for young readers. Our first series in the imprint, Musnet, was nominated for the prestigious Angouléme Prize in 2017 for comics for young readers and won the Moonbeam Silver Medal. Uncivilized Books is run by cartoonist Tom Kaczynski.

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Veronica Mang
F225 A
Veronica Mang is a children's illustrator interested in people and storytelling, exploring life through fashion, expression, nostalgia, and humor. Mark-making is central to her work; she focuses on analog materials such as pencil, watercolor, and a new-found love of risograph printing. Veronica lives in Manhattan where she happily people watches from her window.
Vicky Leta
H247 A
Vicky Leta is an illustrator and Cartoonist in Brooklyn. She runs a bi-monthly webcomic GENERIC LOTTERY that deals with the struggles and humorous elements of dealing with chronic illness and mental illness. She also currently has a running comic series PLEASE BE NICE 2 ME about actual tinder dates. PLEASE BE NICE 2 ME #3 will debut at MoCCA fest 2019.
Vinnie Neuberg
F207
Vinnie Neuberg is an illustrator and musician in Brooklyn, NY. His work has been published by companies like The New York Times, Google, Lucky Peach, and Vice. His book, Chicken Boy was published by Pyrite Press in 2017. In 2018, Vinnie quietly self-released his album "What's the Big Idea?" Vinnie is also the Illustrations Editor for Narratively.com.

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Wren McDonald
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Wren McDonald is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY. He’s the author of cyberpunk epic, SP4RX (Nobrow) and dystopian revenge story, Cyber Realm (Nobrow) as well as several other self-published minicomics, including his ongoing series Precinct X99.

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Yinfan Huang
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Born and raised in China, Yinfan Huang is a New York-based illustrator who creates joyful, whimsical work for children’s books, magazines, brands and institutions around the world. Some of her clients including Kids Can Press, Flow Magazine, Warby Parker, and 3M Post-it Notes. She also busies herself making hand-crafted, quirky ceramic homewares and accessories for her online store, In Fun Handmade, drawing comics of her life in the Big Apple as a foreigner.
You Jung Byun
C139
NYC based author, illustrator & comic artist, You Jung Byun was born in Queens, NY and was raised in US, Korea and Japan. Living in different countries and cultures as an outsider had a profound influence on her work. She creates fanciful unknown worlds that are lush with soft candy coated colors but they also carry a somber sense of transformation and loss. Come and see her colorful Riso prints and comic 'Waiting For The Moon’, which is about unconditional everlasting love...with an alien cat.
You-Shi KO
J283, 284
Cory Meticulous Paper Director Young girl’s comic book author Cory’s four-box comic illustration column “Cory Paints Cory” serialized in young girl’s comic book monthly MonMon in 2008 won resounding feedback and caused a heated debate among the readers. Lovely, Lovely, Lovely, the campus love story serialized in Honey monthly starting January, 2009, quickly captivated the hearts of the readers with its clear, translucent illustration style and the outstanding flowing storytelling. She also publ