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A Conversation with Stephen Gardner
May 22, 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. ⠀
To kick things off @stevencompton will have a conversation with Illustrator Stephen Gardner @gardnerstp 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
SI Illustrator member, Stephen Gardner has worked with many great publishers and art directors, on many jobs including book jackets, trading cards, and even a couple of movie posters. The Unforgiven poster is included in the SI permanent collection. While pursuing his MFA, he created an impressive body of work based on NY bars. Currently, he is a professor at SCAD and continues to pursue his passion for teaching and creating illustration. http://www.gardnerillustration.com/