12:00pm, Saturday Sep 21 - 6:00pm, Sunday Nov 10
PAINT YOUR WORLD - a 40-Year Retrospective of the Work of Michael Paraskevas
Sponsored by Dan's Papers
Michael Paraskevas has illustrated and written 24 children’s books over the years with his mother, Betty. The two created and wrote the animated television series Maggie and the Ferocious Beast for Nickelodeon that went on to win a Gemini Award for Best Animated Series. Two more of the team’s books were also made into animated series: Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse for PBS and Kids from Room 402 for Fox Family. In addition, Mickey has worked for most major magazines including Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country, New York Magazine and Rolling Stone, to name but a few. Dan’s Papers has proudly used over 100 paintings of Michael’s covers over the past 30 years along with thousands of cartoons and comics.
6:00pm, Thursday Oct 17
Paint Your World Illustrated Talk with Michael Paraskevas
Join artist/illustrator/author Michael Paraskevas for an entertaining and informative talk about his work and process, presented in conjunction with his 40-year retrospective, Paint Your World.
Paint Your World has been generously sponsored by Dan's Papers.