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Whimsy Con 2018


  • Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center 7800 East Tufts Avenue Denver, CO, 80237 United States (map)

Aria will be selling art and prints at Whimsy Con this year in the vendor room.  She will also be doing live painting during the tea on Saturday, after which the painting will be donated in a silent auction.  In addition, she will be on a number of panels talking about career and artistic lifestyle.  Please see the schedule below for more info.

Panel: Art Jam

Location: Atrium-Demo Area

Time: Sat Mar 3 10:00:am - 10:50:am

Description: Sit down and draw for an hour! Toss around ideas with other artists and flex those art muscles. All skill levels are welcome.

Event: Afternoon Tea

Location: The Centennial Room

Time: Sat Mar 3 2:00:pm - 4:00:pm

Description: Afternoon tea is part ritual, part mini-meal, and a 100% lovely time. Come join Captain Craig Griswold in our WhimsyCon airship on the 12th floor for tea and mingling, with live art by painter Aria Fawn. Seating will be assigned for the main tea with open socializing during the cake (phase). Wear your finery and enjoy the indulgence. Sign up early to sit at the Captain's table! (Cost information

Panel: Pursuing Your Creative Dreams

Location: Wind River A

Time: Sat Mar 3 4:00:pm - 4:50:pm

Description: How to completely go for your dreams despite all of the good advice that you'll be given to stop you. Beyond the pit falls and dealing with discouragement, a focus on how to put your dreams into action and how to stay happy when all seems bleak.

Panel: Moments Only an Artist Can Relate To

Location: Wind River A

Time: Sat Mar 3 6:00:pm - 6:50:pm

Description: We have all had moments that only an artist can really relate to, let’s air some dirty laundry for an audience and talk about the worst, the best and the weirdest things that have happened to us as artists.

Panel: Commission Work: Designing Others' Visions

Location: Wind River A

Time: Sat Mar 3 7:00:pm - 7:50:pm

Description: Why is it so hard to design for someone else’s vision? Why have some of us given up on commission work all together?

Pane: Ethics and Art

Location: Wind River A

Time: Sun Mar 4 10:00:am - 10:50:am

Description: How do ethics affect the artist? Talk about different ideas and situation, including pricing, copyright, stealing ideas, borrowing themes, payment, taxes, and how we treat each other!

Panel: Fan Art vs Intellectual Property

Location: Wind River A

Time: Sun Mar 4 2:00:pm - 2:50:pm

Description: If it's not your intellectual property, does it have a place in the art show? Is it even legal? How far is too far when it comes to being inspired by your favorite movie, T.V. program or book?