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Speaker Profile - Emily Drouin

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Illustrator

Region: New England (CT, RI, MA, VT, NH, ME)
Age Levels: 5-10, 11-13, and 14-17
Will Travel: Anywhere in the world
Skype Visit: Yes
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Speaker Email: emilydrouin@gmail.com
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Bio:

Emily Drouin is a professional illustrator with over 20 years of experience in comics, children's books, character and graphic design, specializing in the children's market. She creates fun, colorful, whimsical art that inspires wonder and learning. Her focus is on children’s books, comics, graphic novels, coloring activity books, games, and branding. She is also skilled in character design, animation, video editing and art instruction.

Emily earned her BA in Graphic Design from Keene State College, studied art at the NH Institute of Art, the Currier Museum of Art Center, interned at Disney, contributed concept art to Netflix Animation and Nickelodeon Studios, as well as won several art awards. She is a member of the National Cartoonists Society, the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, and founder/owner of Kids Con New England comic cons that promote art education and literacy through comics, children’s books, workshops and fun activities that inspire creativity and learning.

• Published works include:
Arya’s AdventuresEPLIS Comic Book SeriesThe Pumpkin Wizard Children’s Book SeriesHyperdorkAre You my Girlfriend?Mundane Men, The Cul-de Sac Kids, For the Love of Rey Book Series, Treasure Your Sight, 101 Affirmations coloring activity books and more.

Emily is available for art commissions, creative projects, teaching workshops and guest appearances.

Portfolio: Emilyatplay.com  


Presentation Description:

Emily Drouin is a professional children’s book illustrator, comic creator, art educator, video editor, animator, member of the National Cartoonists Society and the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, and founder/owner of Kids Con New England - New England’s first, largest & favorite comic con for kids, with events in NH and ME. Kids Con promotes art education and literacy through comics, children's books and fun activities that inspire creativity and learning. She enjoys teaching cartooning, animating, cosplaying at comic cons, as well as drawing all things cute!

Emily earned her BA in Graphic Design from Keene State College, studied art at the NH Institute of Art, the Currier Museum of Art Center, interned at Disney, as well as won Scholastic Art Awards. Her published works include: Arya's Adventures, EPLIS Sci-fi Comic Book SeriesThe Pumpkin Wizard Children’s Book SeriesHyperdork, Are You my Girlfriend?, Mundane Men, Treasure Your Sight and coloring activity books. Her work has been featured in Bleeding Cool, Boston Globe, PBS, Business NH, Britain’s MyM Magazine, WMUR News, NH Chronicle, NH Magazine, News Center Maine, Parenting NH, NH Union Leader, Hippo Press, Fanboy, Kids Love Comics, museums, comic cons and more.

Emily is available for art commissions, projects, teaching art classes, presentations and appearances.

Art Portfolio Contact Me! •  Kids Con LinkedInResume