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Where Art Students Meet the Industry

NOW ENROLLING

June 2020 — Kansas City, MO

 
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FEATURED ARTISTS:

Gary Kelley · George Pratt · C. F. Payne · Vanesa R. Del Rey · Francis Vallejo · Brent Watkinson · Natalie Hall · Bill Sienkiewicz · Edward Kinsella III · Sterling Hundley · Audrey Benjaminsen · Jon Foster · Don Kilpatrick · Karla Ortiz · Luca Nemolato · Iain McCaig · Wesley Burt · Bill Carman · John English

 

THE WORKSHOPS
The Academy is a series of back-to-back workshops that connect art students with world-renowned artists as mentors. This is a not-messing-around artist bootcamp.

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Foundations of Illustration

May 31 - June 7

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Comics & Sequential Art

June 7 - 14

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Editorial & Publishing Art

June 14 - 21

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Concept & Character Design

June 21 - 28

Artwork: Gary Kelley, Vanesa R. Del Rey, Edward Kinsella III, Wesley Burt

4 Workshops.
18 WOrking Artists.
Non-stop learning.

 
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Academy Mentors work with the following companies:

Industry-Leading artists as mentors

Students receive one-on-one coaching, feedback, and insight from world renowned visual artists.

 

Free Portfolio Review

Applicants are invited to schedule a free one-on-one review with an Academy instructor.

KARLA ORTIZ, ACADEMY INSTRUCTOR

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Hear it from the students

If you’re looking to push yourself and keep evolving, this is the place to go.
— Abraham Morales
Long story short: The Illustration Academy changed my life
— Montalvo Machado
The backlash of growth was immeasurable. I owe a lot of what I have today to the Illustration Academy.
— Jesse Smith