Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Artist Konstantin Komardin to make US Appearances in Sept/Oct
New York--This just in. Artist and animator Konstantin Komardin will be making several appearances in the United States in September and October, where he'll be accepting commission requests, as well as screening several of his animated shorts.
Konstantin Komardin is an award-winning Russian sequential artist, graphic artist and animator currently living in Moscow. This marks his second only appearance schedule in the United States, providing a rare opportunity to see some amazing originals never before offered. Konstantin was born in Ekaterinburg, where he fell in love with sequential art as a child, and went on to attend the Academy of Book Design. And has worked with numerous publishing houses on book covers and interior illustrations, while also working with anthology magazines in the role of graphic artist.
Some of his published work includes the BD magazines “Veles,” “Hacker,” “Max Cooler,” “Moulin Rouge,” “Timof” which published his story “Siberian Dreams,” and the renowned comics “Agent Z,” “Sit-o-city,” “Gate of Alice,” and “Mechanics of Senses.” Other works include the Russian/Polish project “City Stories.” Konstantin was awarded the Grand Prize for “The Site of Polis” at the Moscow Comics Festival in 2003.
A talented illustrator for print, Konstantin is also an award-winning animator as mentioned. His works include the concept designs on “Elka,” “Man with the Wind in his Head” which appeared in the Suzdal Film Festival in 2008, “Tram,” “Spindel” which was honored at the Moscow Short Film Festival in 2010, and “The Man in Penze Nez,” which screened at both the Suzdal Film Festival and the Moscow International Film Festival in 2010.
Several shorts by Konstantin will he aired at the convention, including “How I Lost 21 Grams,” and “The Man With the Wind in His Head,” so check your programming for time and place. Konstantin will be in artist alley sketching throughout the show.
His schedule of shows for this trip includes:
Wizard World Richmond-- Sept 12-14
Wizard World Nashville-- Sept 26-28
Wizard World Austin-- Oct. 2-4
University of Maryland Eastern Shore- Oct. 7
Store Appearance in Maryland TBD, Oct. 8
New York Comic Con-- Oct. 9-12
For more information on Konstantin and his work be sure to visit him at his table in artist alley. For information on ordering sketches before any show, contact Renee at firstname.lastname@example.org