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NYIT's Design Watch Series Presents - Illustrators: Analog to Digital

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Join NYC ACM SIGGRAPH and NYIT’s Fine Arts Dept. for an evening of discussion about analog and digital work. Four accomplished illustrators will present and discuss their use of both traditional and digital media in creating their art. This event will showcase how the artists either started their careers as traditional illustrators and later moved to the digital media or have embraced both from the start.

  • Presentation
  • Panel
When Mar 11, 2010
from 06:00 pm to 06:00 pm
Where 11th Floor Auditorium, NYIT, 16 W. 61st Street, NY, NY
Contact Name Patty Wongpakdee
Contact Email
Attendees NYC ACM SIGGRAPH Members - Free
NYIT Faculty / Students / Staff - Free
Non-Members - Free
Non-Member Students - Free
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Artists presenting include:

Lynne Foster

 Lynne lives and works in New York City. Having been inspired by the jazz scene became the artist in residence at a local jazz club in the west village while a student. She has received her BFA and her MFA from School of Visual Arts.

Her work has been included in one woman and group exhibitions and several galleries including, The Williamsburg Cultural Center, Holland Tunnel, Ben Shaun Galleries, and The Gallery of South Orange.

She splits her time up between painting and illustrating. Her illustration clients include.  The Indypendent, Delaware Today Magazine, Congregations. Main line Today and various publications. She also teaches part time at Pratt Institute.and City College in NYC


Chris Spollen

 Chris Spollens work has developed over the past thirty years in his role as an illustrator. He has worked for a broad spectrum of national clients. Over the past ten years he has been concentrating his energies on the computer. And has recently been developing his mixed media prints. He has won numerous awards, and his images appear in several permanent collections.

Spollens work has appeared in Penthouse magazine as well as Spectrum the best of Science Fiction Fantasy Volumes 11 and 12,and 13. As well as the soon to be released book "Aprodisia ",both volumes one and two,The celebration of the female form in fantasy art.

He has just finished Tiki Island a theme fantasy Zine that he both wrote and illustrated. Look for hot rods, zombies, mad scientists, robots and beautiful native woman. Pure Escapism fun.


Nancy Stahl

Nancy Stahl has been drawing illustrations longer than most people have been drawing breath. In that time she has compiled a long list of clients. Here are some of them: Pentagram Design, The New York Times, SONY Records, Der Spiegel, US Postal Service, Peachpit Press and Landor Associates.

Nancy's work is included in Rolling Stone: The Illustrated Portrait, Illustrators in America by Walt Reed,Design Impact: A History of Art Center College of Design and from Peachpit Press: Illustrator CS Visual Quickstart Guide, The Painter WOW Books and the Illustrator WOW Books.


Zina Saunders

Zina Saunders has been a writer-illustrator for more than 15 years. In addition to contributions in a variety of periodicals (including The Wall Street Journal, The Progressive, The Nation, The San Francisco Chronicle, and Foreign Policy Magazine), her client list includes Chronicle Books, Simon & Schuster, Random House, Scholastic, and Oxford University Press.

Zina is the daughter of pulp magazine artist Norman Saunders, who painted some of the most popular bubblegum cards from the 60's and 70's, including Mars Attacks, Batman, and Wacky Packages. As a child, she got her first taste of being a professional illustrator when she would "correct" her father's paintings, when he was away from his drawing board. Many an eyelash on Norm Saunders' damsels in distress was painted by a nine-year-old Zina.

Zina lives and works in New York City, where she grew up and attended Music and Art High School and The Cooper Union. She left Manhattan in her teens to be a levitating lady with a traveling circus in upstate New York, but eventually returned to her senses and her beloved city.



Thursday, March 11, 2010 : 6:00 pm - 8:30pm


New York Institute of Technology
16 W. 61st St.
11th Floor Auditorium
New York, NY 10023

NYC ACM SIGGRAPH wishes to thank NYIT for its generous support of this event.

Event Organizers

Patty Wongpakdee and Rozina Vavetsi, NYIT


**Event is Free. However reservations are required to attend. Please see details below on how to reserve a space. **

NYC ACM SIGGRAPH Members (including student members) - Free 
Faculty, Students, and Staff of NYIT - Free
Non-Members - Free
Non-Member Students - Free


This event has limited seating and therefore requires that you RSVP to reserve a seat. This can be done by sending an e-mail to Patty K. Wongpakdee at kwongpak [at] Please put AnalogToDigital RSVP in the subject bar. You MUST include your name and an e-mail address which you check regularly. If you do not include these items in your e-mail, your reservation CANNOT be guaranteed. Confirmations will be sent prior to the event.

Each person must send an RSVP for themselves; one person = one RSVP e-mail. E-mails that request more than one seat or list a class will NOT be acknowledged. We will be maintaining a waiting list to fill unclaimed seats the night of the event.