Creating Justice: The Art of Judge Kim and the Kids Court
January 11 - March 18
Featuring original artwork by co-creator and series artist Christopher Jordan, the exhibit showcases his unique visual approach to creating character designs, storyboards, and interior art for the world of JUDGE KIM, a kid judge who settles disputes among the children in the town of Fairville. This special exhibition explores the creative process of developing JUDGE KIM AND THE KIDS’ COURT, the new children’s book series from Simon Kids / Simon & Schuster.
About the Team
Christopher Jordan is an acclaimed illustrator and designer whose clients include; Disney, Fisher-Price, Allure, Walmart, Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Nike, Aeropostale, Cartoon Network, Time Warner, and DC Entertainment. He is an alumni of The School of Visual Arts, enjoys sushi, burritos, and collecting Japanese Sofubi, but most of all, he loves his mom.
Milo Stone is an award-winning filmmaker, videogame, and toy designer. who also loves to write fun, compelling stories for kids about problem-solving and learning to think outside the box. When he’s not writing or creating new things, he’s probably at a pizzeria getting a slice.
Shawn Martinbrough is the author of How to Draw Noir Comics: The Art and Technique of Visual Storytelling, published by PenguinRandom House, and an Eisner award-nominated artist whose projects include Batman: Detective Comics, Luke Cage Noir, The Black Panther, Thief of Thieves, Hellboy and Prométhée 13:13. Shawn is currently writing and illustrating projects for DC Comics, Megascope /Abrams Books and Nancy Paulsen Books/Penguin.
Joseph P. Illidge started his career at Milestone Media, Inc., the groundbreaking publisher of diverse and inclusive superhero books and creator of the animated series Static Shock. Joseph was the first editor of color for the Batman and Batgirl books at DC Comics and has written for DC Comics, Milestone Media, and Humanoids Publishing. His latest graphic novel is MPLS Sound, about a fictional 80s Minneapolis funk band led by a Black woman to become the next band for legendary musician Prince.