Here are some pictures from last year’s Div Con, over 47 exhibitors and 400+ attendees!
Keynote address by Vivek Tiwary. FIT Grad and exhibitor Karina Kirsanova. Some students horsing around with Zorikh Lequidre. Comic creator Indira Jiananan. Artist Stan Chou. Micheline Hess talking to some fans. Matt Kelly, writer of Highlander. Cartoonist and FIT grad, Emily Ree. Epik Comix from the Philippines! Comics diversity advocate Heather Antos registering. Students checking out the exhibitors. Batman aka Ron Milon, FIT Chief Diversity Officer, without whom this wouldn’t have happened. Drawn To Diversity Exhibit from Alfred University. Fans chat with HenchGirl creator, Kristen Gudsnuk. The 2018 FIT Div Con student volunteers! Cosplayers come in all shapes, colors and sizes! Students checking out the FIT Illustration MFA program. Micheline Hess, Trevor Von Eeden, Janice Chiang and Vivek Tiwary.
Epik Comix artist Jim Jimenez drawing. Cartoonist Kathleen Kralowec. DC artist Lynne Yoshii. Arists/writers Mel Hioki and Stan Chou. A panel with Larry Hama and Dean Haspiel. Cosplayers! Some FIT press. Brazil is in the house! Batman artist Trevor Von Eeden with faculty and fans. Betty & Veronica art director and FIT grad, Jena Kane! Artist James Rodriguez. Heather Antos, Sasha Matthews (14 years old), Jim Salicrup and Heidi MacDonald. Photo by Scott Matthews Our tiniest fan. Joe Corallo from ComicMix! Chibi artist Hon Bun Leung! Regine Sawyer, Women in Comics Collective Int’l. Exhibitors watching the Cosplay Pageant. The Cosplay Pageant emceed by Lora Nicolas (front left)