Mocca Arts Festival Exhibitors List
Madeline Zuluaga is an illustrator/storyteller working in NYC. Her work is influenced by unusual occurrences in ordinary settings. She loves to create stories that make unlikely characters and situations believable. This is because her interests and aesthetics can be strange and involve her to obsess over drawing talking turnips and capybaras. At the end of the day, she just wants to create art to make people smile.
Madelynne Dela Rama
Madelynne Dela Rama is an Illustrator and the Art Director at her alma mater, New Jersey City University (NJCU). She graduated in 2009 with a B.F.A. in Illustration and has been published in UCDA’s "Designer" and "Instigatorzine," and has previously worked with Liberty Science Center and the Society of Illustrators. When Madelynne isn’t illustrating, she works as the Art Director at NJCU’s Office of Marketing, during her leadership her department has won numerous design awards.
Maria Scrivan is a syndicated cartoonist and creator of the daily panel, Half Full. Her comic appears in newspapers nationwide including the LA Times and online on GoComics.com. Her work has been published in MAD Magazine, Parade Magazine, National Lampoon, Prospect Magazine, Funny Times, Mashable.com, Salon.com. She has created over 200 greeting cards, licensed by 8 companies in the US and UK.
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Maritsa is a Brooklyn-based illustrator who likes to make prints and comics. She is currently employed at BuzzFeed as a staff writer and illustrator.
MC Wolfman is a New York born illustrator who lives in the sewers. He makes comics, illustrations, and animations and has worked for clients like SBC Advertising, McGarybowen, Thrillist, MC CHRIS, and VICELAND.
MFA Visual Narrative
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Story, Artist, Author. You? The MFA Visual Narrative program at SVA is a low-residency groundbreaking approach to interdisciplinary visual storytelling, educating the “Artist as Author” with equal emphasis on creative writing and visual expression across media. Our student-run tables feature self-published works for sale and entry into our faculty portfolio review contest. Risograph demos too! Admissions still open for a June start. Find Your Story at MFA Visual Narrative.
Michele Rosenthal is a freelance illustrator living in Brooklyn, where she drinks tea constantly and plays trivia poorly. She blogs about film and queer history, and creates comics about aliens, face-blindness, and Kraftwerk.