ICON9: The Illustration Conference
Jul 9

ICON9: The Illustration Conference

  • Austin, TX USA

ICON brings together top illustrators, designers, educators, representatives, and art buyers to explore The Future of Illustration.

The national Illustration Conference, ICON, is committed to providing a forum for an ongoing dialogue that serves the illustration, design, publishing, advertising, and academic communities. Its purpose is to provide a platform for the most influential illustrators and industry leaders to address, in a timely manner, the most pervasive issues facing the profession. Illustration Conference (ICON) is a 501 C-6 nonprofit organization of illustrators and is an entity in itself. ICON remains the only national conference specifically for illustrators and the graphic arts community providing an unprecedented forum for the creativity, inspiration and drive that captivates the profession.

The Drawn + Drafted schedule and events will be posted as we get closer to July.

Miami Ad School:Industry Heroes
2:30 pm14:30

Miami Ad School:Industry Heroes

  • Miami Ad School

Weekly Guest Speakers From Around The World Bring The Best In The Industry To Miami Ad School Students.

Professionals come to Miami Ad School to share their industry advertising experience. Presentations, workshops and classes are regularly held for our students to learn from the best. With such a diverse group of experts our students learn all aspects of the business from the people who shape it. They also get advice that will help them in school and beyond. You can see some of these talks below from creative directors, planners, creative culturalists and CEOs.

A Team member from Drawn + Drafted will participate in the Industry Heroes program in the Fall 2015 semester.

IlluXcon 2015
Oct 25

IlluXcon 2015

  • Allentown Art Museum

IlluXcon is the ground-breaking art show, symposium, and celebration dedicated solely to imaginative realism—bringing artists, students, collectors, and art fans together for an annual gathering intended to inspire and create further awareness and zeal for imaginative realism and all that’s encompassed in the realm of the fantastic.

Portfolio Reviews:

Many members of the Drawn + Drafted team will be reviewing portfolios throughout the con in their professional capacities as some of the most well-respected Art Directors working in their fields.


There will be a 2-hour mega Art Business Bootcamp session on Friday, October 23rd, from 2—4pm. Check the IlluXcon schedule for location.