Boskone Meet the Guests & Art Show ReceptionFriday 21:00 - 22:00
Connoisseurs and philistines alike: welcome! Come meet our special guests while enjoying a feast for the eyes that is the Boskone Art Show. Join us in the Galleria to enjoy refreshments -- and refreshing conversation.
Bill Higgins, Jane Yolen, Seanan McGuire, David Palumbo, Bill Roper, Ginjer Buchanan
Art Demo with Official Artist David PalumboSaturday 11:00 - 11:50
The Future of Art and Artists in SF and FantasySaturday 12:00 - 12:50
As the publishing industry changes, what does that mean for book art --- and for artists who make a living in SF/F? How might creativity be enhanced with the emergence of digital media? What untapped opportunities could benefit freelance artists and art lovers? And what challenges does this new regime bring? Join our panelists to get a look at the big picture.
John Picacio (M), Greg Manchess, Bob Eggleton, David Palumbo
Art Show Tour -- Featuring the Art of David PalumboSaturday 14:00 - 14:50
Boskone Guest Artist David Palumbo gives a special tour of the work he's brought to Boston this year.
Creating an Art PortfolioSaturday 17:00 - 17:50
Artists and art portfolios go hand in hand. Our panelists discuss tips for new artists looking to create a portfolio, as well as for current artists looking to retool what they already have available.
John Picacio (M), Bob Eggleton, Frank Wu, David Palumbo
Reduced William Shakespeare _Star Wars_ ReadingSaturday 21:15 - 22:45
Join us for Boskone's special reading of Ian Doescher's Shakespearian _Star Wars_ mashup with droids, heroes, heroines, villains -- and rhyming couplets. Abridged and directed by Laurie Mann.
Laurie Mann (M), John Chu, Joan Slonczewski , Bruce Coville, Bob Kuhn, Mary Crowell, David G. Grubbs, Jane Yolen, Kate Baker, Darlene Marshall, David Palumbo
Interview with Guest Artist David PalumboSunday 10:00 - 10:50
Former Guest Artist John Picacio interviews Boskone's current Guest Artist David Palumbo. As a freelance illustrator, David has provided genre-themed artwork for everything from book covers and collectible card games to advertisements and concept designs. He has received multiple honors for his work, including three Spectrum medals and a Chesley Award, and has shown in galleries from New York to Paris. Art enthusiasts: this is a panel not to be missed!
John Picacio (M), David Palumbo
Kaffeeklatsche with David PalumboSunday 12:00 - 12:50
Finding Your Voice as an ArtistSunday 14:00 - 14:50
Boskone's Official Artist David Palumbo discusses the intimidating journey of discovering your artistic voice. What methods can be used to help an artist set their work apart in an ever increasing pool of talent? Where does the line fall between inspiration and imitation? When do you follow your own path and what part does it play in the business side of art?