ICON The Illustration Conference, the 6th biennial, one-of-a-kind, global conference unites more than 600 highly-skilled, highly-educated, independent, entrepreneurial illustrators, educators, students and creative professionals from all media.
ICON6 delivers a compelling and provocative program with over 50 speakers who bring their unique take on the industry and professional practice. Representing the brightest minds from many creative fields including publishing, advertising, galleries, film, animation, fashion, design and retail, each guest speaker offers their experience, knowledge and insight through main stage speeches, roundtable discussions, hands-on workshops, exhibitions and networking events over a 4-day period in July 2010.
The National Illustration Conference, (ICON), is committed to providing a forum for an ongoing dialogue that serves the illustration, design, editorial, advertising, and academic communities. Its purpose is to provide a platform for the most influential illustrators and industry leaders to address, in a timely manner, the most pervasive issues facing the profession. The Illustration Conference (ICON) is a 501 C-6 nonprofit organization of illustrators and is an entity in itself.
The schedule is jam-packed with workshops, events, and educational opportunities. You can see a day-by-day breakdown here and learn more about all the superstar speakers here.
Students can still register at the special, discounted student rate and for the rest of you, last-minute general registration is available. So go! Register! Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to learn, network, and experience the excitement of ICON6: The Illustration Conference.
[official ICON2010 poster art above by: heads of state]