WORDS & PICTURES: An Evening with Senior Illustration Students from University of the Arts, Featuring a Keynote Address by Lisa Congdon
This evening honors the work of our graduating illustration seniors. Please join us as we begin with the inspiring words of our guest speaker Lisa Congdon, and move on to a reception featuring food, drink, and most importantly, the portfolios of our soon to be graduates. This event is a joining place for Philadelphia’s design community and The University of the Arts academic community. We welcome design professionals, alumni, and faculty to mix with our seniors and speak to them about their work in a casual atmosphere.
Lecture: 6:30 to 7:30 / Reception: 7:30 to 10:00
About Lisa Congdon:
Fine artist, illustrator and author Lisa Congdon is best known for her colorful drawings and hand lettering. She works for clients around the world including Commes des Garçons, Ernie Ball, Crate and Barrel, Facebook, MoMA, REI, Sonos, Harvard University, Chronicle Books, and Random House Publishing, among many others. She is the author of eight books, including the starving-artist-myth-smashing Art Inc: The Essential Guide to Building Your Career as an Artist and her upcoming book Find Your Creative Voice: The Essential Guide to Working Your Creative Magic. She was named one of 40 Women Over 40 to Watch in 2015 and she is featured in the 2017 book, 200 Women Who Will Change the Way you See the World. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.