This Saturday at the Society of Illustrators, Irene Gallo and Kate Feirtag will be hosting Art Out Loud in conjunction with the Spectrum Exhibition. MC’s Dan dos Santos and Dave Palumbo along with Julie Bell and Charles Vess will be painting live all afternoon and answering questions from the audience. This is a great opportunity to watch artists at the top of their game work. Hit this link to purchase tickets (proceeds go to the Society’s student scholarship fund).
Art Out Loud
Thursday, September 11th, 2014
Arnie Fenner has worn a number of hats in his career, sometimes several at once. He was a Senior Artist for Hallmark Cards for 19 years, and for the last 14 has been the Senior Art Director for Andrews McMeel Publishing (part of Universal Press Syndicate).While working in the corporate world, he has also (as time permitted) been a junior partner in the Jankus/Tiber advertising agency, served as art director for Mark Ziesing Books, been a small press publisher (of both books and magazines), and worked as a freelance illustrator and designer.Fenner has produced many CD and book covers over the years for titles by everyone from Stephen King to Harlan Ellison to Bob Dylan to R.E.M.; he's received medals from the Society of Illustrators, certificates from Communication Arts, and two World Fantasy Awards. He collaborates with his wife, Cathy Fenner, on a wide variety of art books (including retrospectives devoted to Frank Frazetta, Dave Stevens, and Robert McGinnis among others) and the annual SPECTRUM: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art.