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SILA Member Stephanie Olivieri Has an Opening Coming Up: November 7, 2014

SILA Member Stephanie Olivieri Has an Opening Coming Up: November 7, 2014

Stephanie Olivieri will be showing in “TEN: A Magical Art Collection by 10 Fabulous Females” which will open at the Animation Guild on November 7, 2014 and run through the 30th. There will be an Opening Reception on November 7…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: VICTORIA YING

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: VICTORIA YING

Victoria Ying was raised in Southern California watching Disney Films and reading comic books. During Middle school she determined that she wanted a career in the arts, and after high school attended “Art Center College of Design” where she majored…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: CALEF BROWN

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: CALEF BROWN

 Calef Brown has been working as a freelance illustrator for over twenty years. Since receiving his BFA from Art Center College of Design, his work has appeared in Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Entertainment Weekly, The New York…

Illustration West 53 Deadline Is Next Month!

See our Call for Entries: www.illustrationwest.org and if you have any questions, just call or email Alyce at the office: 800-799-3686 or info@si-la.org.

 ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: ANN FIELD

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: ANN FIELD

ANN FIELD Ann Field’s award winning collages and bright illustrations are universally recognized to inspire. Educated at Brighton College of Art, in Sussex, England, she was mentored there by British Illustrator Raymond Briggs…best known for his ‘Mr Snowman’ books and movie. After…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: MIMI POND

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: MIMI POND

Mimi Pond is a cartoonist, illustrator, and writer. Her long-awaited graphic novel, “Over Easy” will be published by Drawn & Quarterly April 15. She has created comics for the Los Angeles Times, Seventeen Magazine, National Lampoon, and many other publications…

Audio Interview with Storyboard Artist Warren Drummond

Audio Interview with Storyboard Artist Warren Drummond

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Here’s our first of our San Diego Comic-con 2014 podcast series. We did a number of podcasts at our booth at SDCC 2014. Here’s one we did with Warren Drummond, a storyboard artist…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: GEORGANNE DEEN

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: GEORGANNE DEEN

Georganne Deen was born in Fort Worth Texas, she wrote poetry and prose from an early age with a Goya-esque eye for her subjects. At East Texas State University she belonged to a group of artists devoted to the experimental…

SILA, Comic-Con and Arlen Schumer: 7/26/14 10:00 am Room 29-A

From Arlen Schumer’s (“ART & COMIC BOOK ART” @ San Diego Comic-Con International) Timeline: “As art historians look back on the great Renaissance masters of the human figure like Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Raphael, so too will art historians…

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 CALL FOR ENTRIES IS READY FOR YOU!

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 CALL FOR ENTRIES IS READY FOR YOU!

WWW.ILLUSTRATIONWEST.ORG Questions? Contact Alyce at the office: 800-799-6368 info@si-la.org

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: MELANIE REIM

ILLUSTRATION WEST 53 HIGHLIGHTS JUDGES: MELANIE REIM

Today we introduce you to another one of our judges for Illustration West 53. (btw, the Call for Entries is ready for you…..just go to www.illustrationwest.org to start entering) Melanie Reim travels with a sketchbook never far from her side….

ICON8 IS COMING: JULY 9 - 12, PORTLAND, OR

ICON8 IS COMING: JULY 9 – 12, PORTLAND, OR

Once again the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles will be part of the Illustration Conference: ICON8. We were a sponsor at the first Conference held in 1999 in Santa Fe, New Mexico and have been with ICON in 2001…