Ed Vebell, renowned American illustrator and long time member of the Society of Illustrators passed away February 10, 2018 at the age of 96. He is most well known for his coverage of the Nuremburg War Trials as a courtroom artist for Stars and Stripes. In addition, he was also an Olympian in the '52 Olympics in Helsinki in fencing (epee). Finishing 13th in the world, he also took a bronze in the Pan American Olympics. The family will receive friends and colleagues at The Westport Historical Society in Westport, CT on Saturday February 17, 2018 from 2-5 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Red Cross.
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A NOTE TO OUR COMMUNITY: The Society of Illustrators/Museum of Illustration is an international organization, with artists and members from continents across the earth. In our work, we honor the beliefs that art and culture crosses borders and that curiosity and perspective, rather than fear and divisiveness, are the key to meaningful and successful cross-cultural dialogue and greater understanding between people. We stand with all those in our family who have been affected by recent events on the world stage, and look toward the day when all artists are free to live and work wherever they feel at home in our global village.
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Every Tuesday evening, artists of all skill levels are invited to sketch at the Society of Illustrators.
Join us for a special circus-themed sketch night with host Ted Michalowsk! Featuring stilts, sword-swallowing, and bed of nails by models Kiki Crufelli and The Reverend of the Unholdy Sideshow.
Eric Michelson (the instructor) is a working artist in NYC with over 30 years experience teaching in various schools including the Art Students League, National Academy of Design and the 92nd Stree
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On display now! Anatol Kovarsky is best known as a cartoonist and illustrator. In his prolific career, Kovarsky contributed dozens of covers and nearly 300 cartoons to The New Yorker. Kovarsky was also remarkable as a painter, with a body of work spanning from the 1940s through mid-90s.
The MoCCA Arts Festival is a 2-day multimedia event- Manhattan's largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival! The 2018 Fest will be held on April 7 & 8th, 2018. Applications to table are now open through December 31st.
Presenting the premier showcase for college-level illustration students! This competition is only open to Undergraduate Department Chairs/ Administrators who are interested in entering their student's work. Learn more...