Free Online Lecture with Academy Instructor Victo Ngai

The online art school, BC Applied Arts, will be featuring the phenomenally skilled artist, Victo Ngai, in their free, online lecture series, Illustration Industry. The lecture is scheduled for this Friday, March 18 at 2:00 pm CST. It is live, online, and open to the public! Sign up for the lecture below and we will send you an access link to the class the day of the lecture.

The lecture will include an in-depth interview led by instructor Terry Brown. It will be followed by a Q&A and/or demo by Victo Ngai.

Victo Ngai Instructs at The Illustration Academy

The Illustration Academy is proud to list Victo Ngai as one of the outstanding artists instructing during their 2016 Summer Workshop. Victo will be instructing during the 4th week of The Illustration Academy. Other instructors mentoring and teaching at The Academy the 4th week include: Sterling Hundley, Gary Kelley, George Pratt, Mark English, and John English. 


About Victo Ngai

Forbes 30 Under (Art and Style) honoree and Society of Illustrators NY Gold Medalist Victo Ngai is a NY based illustrator from Hong Kong, graduated from Rhode Island School of Design. Victo creates art for newspaper and magazines such as the New York Times and the New Yorker; makes books for publishers such as the Folio Society, Abrams and Tor Forge; and works on advertisement campaigns with companies like the McDonald's, IMAX, MTA Art for Transit (New York subway), Lufthansa Airline and General Electric. 

Clients include:
The New Yorker, The New York Times, McDonald's, TigerBeer, MTA NY Art For Transit, General Electric, IMAX, Lufthansa Airline, Square Enix, Naughty Dog, The Washington Post, International Herald Tribune, Wired, ADIDAS Hong Kong, Sundance Film Festival, E&J Gallo Winery, Folio Society, Leo Burnett, ROTHCO, Ogilvy & Mather Johannesburg, Bank Simple, Scientific American, The Departure, NYU Bulletin, Tor Books, ABRAMS, The Progressive,  Liberty Magazine, Utne Reader, ComputerWorld, Avenue Magazine, Plansponsor, Planadviser, Six Red Marbles, Diplomat Magazine, aiCIO, ai5000, The Deal LLC, Village Voice, Cincinnati Magazine, St. Louis Magazine, Scrubs, Honolulu Magazine, RISD xyz, Marriott Alumni Magazine, Family Circle, Somerest House London, Morgan Gaynin. Inc, Milk X, Taiko Center of the Pacific and maybe you?


About The Illustration Industry Lecture Series

This hands-on, live, online course, offered by BC Applied Arts lifts the veil on the illustration industry. Students will fine-tune and strengthen their skills, unique perspective, creative speech, aesthetics and application of visual arts. Not only will this course explore the intricacies of the illustration industry, it will also introduce students to career opportunities, encouraging and mentoring them to constructing a portfolio appropriate for today’s fast-paced industry. During the semester students will learn from a number of today’s most successful illustrators. Each speaker will in some fashion match the goals and aspirations of an attending student. Students will receive one-on-one guidance from some of the top professionals in the industry. The course is intended to acclimate students to current industry standards and provide young artists with the competency and skills to develop and present an impressive portfolio to the industry.

Illustrators featured in Illustration Industry

  1. Dan Luvisi
  2. John Mueller
  3. David Kassan
  4. Jenny Kosteck-Shaw
  5. Jama Jurabaev
  6. Dan Dos Santos
  7. George Pratt
  8. Karla Ortiz
  9. Jon Foster
  10. Sterling Hundley
  11. Matt Wallin
  12. Mark English
  13. C.F. Payne
  14. Arnie Fenner
  15. Jon Schindehette
  16. Francis Livingston
  17. Samuel Ayara
  18. Mac Smith
  19. Noah Bradley
  20. Peter Konig... and dozens more!