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A Conversation with Greg Manchess
May 29, 2020
Introducing a new SI At Your Service Live series! In addition to studio tours and demos, Society of Illustrators Exhibitions Manager Steven Compton will interview illustrators and comic artists on Instagram Live. ⠀
On this episode, @stevencompton will have a conversation with Illustrator Greg Manchess @gmanchess on Friday at 4pm (EST)! ⠀
How to watch > Open your Instagram app at 4pm. Navigate to the Society’s profile page. When the session is Live a pink circle will appear around the profile image/logo with the words “Live”. Click to watch!
About the Host
Steven Compton is the Exhibitions Manager for the Society of Illustrators. He has experience in art handling, collections, and assists with programming and general operations. He has wide knowledge in illustration history past and present. Steven is also an illustrator based in NYC. To see more of Steven’s work please visit his website.
About the Guest
Gregory Manchess, award-winning painter and freelance illustrator has been creating advertising campaigns, magazines, and book covers for over forty years. His latest projects include his first ‘widescreen novel’ Above the Timberline, released in 2017 to stellar reviews. Thirty of the 120+ paintings from the book were featured as an exhibition at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA. The Coen Brothers chose Gregory’s work to illustrate the book showcased in their latest film, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs. Today, Gregory lectures frequently at universities and colleges nationwide and gives workshops in painting at the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, MA, and teaches at the Illustration Master Class in Amherst, MA. Visit his website: https://www.manchess.com/