Lecture Series

 
Drawing a Blank with Viktor Koen
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Processing illustration ideas (and getting them published) is a dirty job but somebody has to do it. In Drawing a Blank, award winning artist and educator, Viktor Koen will desperately try to explain his conceptual path between client assignments, public art and personal projects. 
 
Paying the Land
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Joe Sacco and Art Spiegelman in conversation on testimony and the power of comics to tell history from the bottom up and reveal some of history's hidden corners. In Paying the Land, his new book of comics reportage, renowned cartoonist Joe Sacco recounts the stories of the indigenous Dene of north west Canada, revealing their battles over land theft and resource extraction, and the painful fight to hold on to a culture, language, and way of life. 
 
The Hustle: Self Promotion and Freelance
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We are pleased to bring you a panel focused on the business of self-promotion, marketing and freelance. Panelists include Lily PadulaJason Raish, and Weshoyot Alvitre. Hosted by Zoe Van Dijk. Sponsored by WORKBOOK. 
 
Funny Ladies of The New Yorker
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The funny ladies of The New Yorker are back! Join Liza Donnelly, Roz Chast and Liana Finck for a casual conversation about the work they do at The New Yorker and beyond, creating comics during this difficult time and perhaps a few tips on staying entertained during quarantine. 
 
Starting a Career in Illustration
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You’re about to graduate, now what?  For current and recently graduated illustration and cartooning students, the challenges that await after graduation are numerous and ever-changing.  We know the next steps can be overwhelming; with a mix of hopes, expectations, and fears all at the same time. Join us at the Society of Illustrators for a panel conversation with a group of illustrators and art directors in the first 5 years of their career, each who navigated the very same unknowns and have found success along the way.
 
Flipbook Demo with Annelise Capossela
Bring your illustrations to life with this simple flipbook demo created by award-winning illustrator Annelise Capossela!
 

 

Illustrator Michel Kichka has shared two past lectures. 
 
Illustrator Anita Kunz has shared an archive of presentations for your viewing pleasure!
 
Youtube Channel
Our Youtube Channel has a large archive of past lectures, including panels from MoCCA Arts Festivals. Highlights include: