The Society of Illustrators is proud to release the visual for the 2018 MoCCA Arts Festival by JooHee Yoon!

The Society is honored to have illustrator JooHee Yoon as this year’s artist for the sixteenth annual MoCCA Arts Festival. This beautiful image will appear on signage and merchandise at the MoCCA […]

The Society is honored to have illustrator JooHee Yoon as this year’s artist for the sixteenth annual MoCCA Arts Festival. This beautiful image will appear on signage and merchandise at the MoCCA Arts Festival, to be held on April 7th and 8th, 2018 at the spacious and modern Metropolitan West located at 639 West 46th Street in Manhattan.

JooHee Yoon has a close relationship with the Society of Illustrators, beginning with her appearance in the Student Scholarship while enrolled at Rhode Island School of Design. She is the recipient of a gold medal from the Society’s Illustrators Annual, and her work was featured on the Illustrators 57 Call for Entries. Since graduating, JooHee Yoon has contributed regularly to such notable publications as The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Warby Parker, NPR, Mother Jones, among others. She has received numerous awards including a  Bologna Book Fair Ars en Fabula Grant, Nami Concours Gold Island Award, and was recognized as an ADC Young Gun in 2015. Her books include Beastly Verse; The Steadfast Tin Soldier; and The Tiger Who Would Be King (all published by Enchanted Lion Books), a 2015 New York Times best illustrated picture book. To learn more about Yoon’s work visit her website.

Yoon will be attending the Fest as a Featured Artist. Further scheduling information about her attendance will be available in future announcements. To learn more about this year’s MoCCA Arts Festival click here.

About the Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators

Founded in 1901, the Society of Illustrators and its Museum of Illustration together comprise America’s longest-standing nonprofit organization dedicated to the art of illustration. The mission of SI/MI is to promote the art and appreciation of illustration and its history and evolving nature through exhibitions and educational programs.
 
The MoCCA Arts Festival is a 2-day multimedia event, Manhattan’s largest independent comics, cartoon and animation festival, drawing over 7,000 attendees each year. With 400 exhibiting artists displaying their work, award-winning honorees speaking about their careers and artistic processes and other featured artists conducting workshops, lectures and film screenings, our Festival mission accelerates the advancement of the Society’s broader mission to serve as Manhattan’s singular cultural institution promoting all genres of illustration through exhibitions, programs and art education. The 2018 MoCCA Arts Festival will take place April 7-8th, 2018 at Metropolitan West in New York City with programming mere steps away at Ink48 (653 11th Ave).

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