ICON8 The Illustration Conference takes place this July 9-12 in Portland,Oregon USA, with over 50 speakers including Keynote Paula Scher of Pentagram, as well as Workshops, two day Education Symposium & Roadshow marketplace and portfolio show
Our ICON8 presenters include over 50 illustrators, artists and creative professionals curated from the highest ranks in our industry who will take the main stage to inform, entertain and enlighten you. They include; Victo Ngai, Sam Arthur – Nobrow, Jon Klassen, Mac Barnett, Calef Brown, Carson, Ellis, Kate Bingaman-Burt, The Clayton Brothers, Jennifer Daniel, Jason Holley, Alexandra Zsigmond & many more!
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.