Drink and Draw
Drink and Draw is back again! This time we will be at UPenn's Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in West Philly. The fun begins at 6pm with our guest host, James Todd. He'll chat with us about his work and provide a short lettering tutorial. Draw and socialize with local creatives (and check out the art!). We’ll provide plenty of markers and paper, but you can bring your preferred drawing tools as well. Snacks and beverages will be provided.
Registration is free and open to AIGA members and non-members, but we ask that you RSVP so we can provide an appropriate amount of supplies.
Thank you to our materials sponsor Artist & Craftsman Supply Philadelphia!
About our Guest
Over the past twenty years, James Todd has made clothes, type, identities, music, musical instruments, albums, websites, car parts, furniture, and (re)built cars. He spent several years apprenticing as a bespoke tailor and ran an auto upholstery shop. In 2009, he became actively involved in both graphic and type design and graduated with honors from The State University of New York Fredonia with a BFA in Graphic Design.
Along with designing and releasing retail type, James has designed custom type for Hamilton Wood Type Foundry, Ian Lynam Design/Wordshape, P22 Type Foundry, Samarskaya & Partners, Vans and many others. He is co-administrator of typedrawers.com, the online discussion forum for professionals and enthusiasts in lettering, typeface design, and typography.
The Institute of Contemporary Art at the University of Pennsylvania believes in the power of art and artists to inform and inspire. The ICA is free for all to engage and connect with the art of our time.