Comics Festival season is coming at us fast! And so the sixteenth annual MoCCA Arts Festival has unveiled the key art by JooHeeYoon. The image will adorn signage and merchandise at the MoCCA Arts Festival, to be held on April 7th and 8th, 2018 at Metropolitan West located at 639 West 46th Street in Manhattan.
Why JooHee Yoon? Read on:
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.
MoCCA’s Guests of Honor were recently unveiled including Roz Chast, Liniers, Mike Mignola and the March team.
Heidi MacDonald is the founder and editor in chief of The Beat. In the past, she worked for Disney, DC Comics, Fox and Publishers Weekly. She can be heard regularly on the More To Come Podcast. She likes coffee, cats and noble struggle.