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2022 EVENTS & ACTIVITIES
Art Fair / Exhibit
"Off The Wall" Holiday Art Fair
Reception: Sat, November 5th
On Display: Nov 5th - Dec 18th
5-25 46th Ave, LIC Queens (NYC)
Annual affordable art fair. Support your local arts community! Produced by LIC-A & Culture Lab LIC at Plaxall Gallery. (7 train to Vernon Blvd-Jackson Ave or NYC Ferry to Long Island City)
Active now! Pledge until
Thurs, Nov 17th at 5:36pm (Online)
Joining with comics creatives on the anthology titled "We Suck At Comics" themed around various forms of rejection. Raising funds through Kickstarter.
Unsuitable Creatives: A Variety Show on the Search for Home
Sat, Nov 12th 8pm
The Hub NYC 109 E 31st St, 3rd Fl
Next performance of Unsuitable Creatives, where I will be reading & sketching again. Organized/hosted by Mary B. Safrit.
Eventbrite Tickets $35-40 includes drinks
Daily Ink Drawing
October 1st - 31st Art Challenge
Attempting the daily ink drawing challenge once again, generally known as Inktober, though people often give it their own twist.
In recent years, I use the word prompts as inspiration - and potentially illustrations - for November's novel writing challenge.
NY Comic Con
Thu, Oct 6th - Sun, Oct 9th
Javits Center (Manhattan NYC)
Professional badge all weekend!
Wandering artist, sketching panel talks & fun activities, networking, after-parties incl. the Creator After Con Network.
May appear at various times/places TBD.
(NYCC is ticketed, other events are public)
Kings County Comics
Sat, October 1st 2pm - 8pm
El Gran Tejano, 942 Flushing Ave
(restaurant in Bushwick, BK/NYC)
Exhibiting at KingsCountyComics Con with a bunch of awesome creators! Hosted by indie comics writer Kurt KC Christenson.
I'll be drawing live, selling sketches of your favorite characters and custom requests. Plus coloring table! Free event, all ages.
WinC Creative Conference
August 12-13th Manhattan, NYC
Attended & sketched this informative event with the Women In Comics group, hosted at the New York Public Library.
Sat, June 25th
Astoria/LIC Waterfront Parks
(multiple locations) Queens, NYC
Assisting with The Blue Bus Project for community clean-up in parks along the East River. Begins with arts performance, ends with pizza party at Culture Lab LIC.
Unsuitable Creatives: A Variety Show on The Cure for Loneliness
Wed, June 22nd 7:30-9pm
247 Varet Street, Brooklyn NYC
One-of-a-kind, collaborative performance by multi-disciplinary artists exploring relationships and dealing with loneliness.
All performers are talented creatives who happen to be single and Christian. Organized and hosted by Mary B.
($30 ticket, also 1 drink minimum)
Spring Art Exhibit
Exhibit: Thu, April 28 - Sun, May 29
Events: Sat, April 30 4/6-8/9:30pm
Artists Talk: Sun, May 22 2-4pm
5-25 46th Ave, LIC (Queens NYC)
Long Island City Artists (LIC-A) and Culture Lab LIC invite you to A Queens Fine Art Spring Affair featuring work by 180 local artists! Opening events April 30th, live music starting at 5pm, meet the artists 6-8.
Tues, May 24th 2022 7-8:30pm
W83 Ministry Center
150 W83rd Street, New York City
Redeemed Writers Group shares writings exploring the theme of "Peace like a River". Please RSVP if you plan to attend our in-person Spring Reading. Drinks and snacks will be provided.
RSVP on Eventbrite (Free ticket)
Kids Art Workshop
Sat, April 23rd 1-3pm
Sobelsohn Playground at Forest Park
(Kew Gardens, NYC)
Assisting with The Blue Bus Project for Earth Day themed arts & crafts using upcycled materials.
Also designed a special coloring page:
Sat/Sun, April 2-3rd
Volunteering, then wandering the event to meet fellow creators and art appreciators.
Big Apple Comic Con
Sat, March 26th 10am-7pm
New Yorker Hotel (Manhattan NYC)
(Assisting my colleague with social media video projects; wandering sketch artist; professional networking & pop culture fun!)
Now What? Noveling
January / February
Online & Meetups
"Now What?" months are the follow-up to National Novel Writing Month, committing to editing and continuing the project.