events

We’re proud to be a big part of this year’s MoCCA Festival! Read more for a list of our events.

MFA Visual Narrative will be out in force at MoCCA this weekend, featuring student work for sale and a full Risograph setup for experimental printing, with guest artist demos, Artist-in-Residence art for sale, raffle for a free Riso workshop, and a drawing for a portfolio review. MoCCA is a wonderful show full of artists and independent publishers put on by the Society of Illustrators, with a reasonable admission of only $7.00. The show runs April 7 from 11-7 and April 8 from 11-6, and we will be at tables 299-305 on the second floor.

On Sunday afternoon, Chair Nathan Fox will lead a discussion with Mike Mignola, creator of Hellboy, about his work.

Faculty member Bill Kart​al​opoulos, Best American Comics Series Editor, is the Program Manager of MoCCA Fest.

The promotional event poster was printed at the RisoLAB with RisoLAB Lead Tech Panayiotis Terzis in collaboration with the Society of Illustrators and artist JooHee Yoon.

The MoCCA Arts Festival is a 2-day multimedia event, Manhattan’s largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival, drawing over 7,000 attendees each year. With 400 exhibiting artists displaying their work, award-winning honorees speaking about their careers and artistic processes and other featured artists conducting workshops, lectures and film screenings, our Festival mission accelerates the advancement of the Society’s broader mission to serve as Manhattan’s singular cultural institution promoting all genres of illustration through exhibitions, programs and art education.

The 2018 MoCCA Arts Festival will take place April 7-8th, 2018 at Metropolitan West in New York City with programming mere steps away at Ink48 (653 11th Ave).