Regional artists sell their paintings, drawings, keychains, jewelry, bags, fan made merch & more
Jeremiah Lambert is one of the best pop culture artists out there. He was the designer of the 2020 convention poster and is well known for his reimagination of the original Mario
Amarilyslily of Crafty Narwhal Trinketsis a Chicagoan, born and raised. She makes 3d prints, geek jewelry and witty conversation. Please don't pet her son Maxie, he bites!
Quinton Thomas has a great artistic style and does personal commision work
Mary and Katie of Atomic War Kitten have a great selection of handmade perler bead and crochet creatures as well as some great gamer merch
Camron Johnson, comic book artist/writer based out of Central Illinois. Known for his work on creator-owned and bestselling graphic novel series, BONECHECK published by Broken Icon Comics. He is also known for his globally recognized cover art on many comics and novels including the renowned horror series, Rabbit in Red.
Kagan Masters is resident artist at the Contemporary Art Center in Peoria, IL and you can always find her at a First Friday there. You can usually tell her work from others because it's painted with coffee! Shes been doing that for almost 10 years. She is also accepts weird idea/fan art commissions and sells prints and originals
Landon Ruan is an illustrator from California who works with both traditional and digital media. From pencil, pen, oil, watercolor, to Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Sketchbook Pro. "You bring in your ideas, I make them happen". His talent speaks for itself
Perler Mama Heather Negrey brings all the good pop culture stuff you could want made entirely out of perler beads
Crizltron (Aka- Crystal Wilson) is a concept and animation artist, based in Chicago, Illinois and has a background in video game concept art, toy design, and character design. She has a BFA in Media Arts and Animation worked with video game properties from Warner Bros and Disney. Also toy design for Disney. Her work is heavily influenced by comic books, Japanese animation, and street graffiti art.
Jolean of Southern Moon Creations brings pop culture knits, embroidery, keychains and more to the convention
Kelli Bertschi, AKA Twililmp Artist specializes in art that celebrates fandom, working with acrylic canvas and ink drawings.
Lauren with Magic Cat Crafts! Lauren Olympia is a local artist that specializes in all things cute. Original art as well as fan art of various media!
Jessica of Whimsical WANDerings brings a crowd favorite, handmade wands! Excellent and each individually unique!
Anna of Twisted Prince Designs has a unique style of creepy and cute and sells prints, keychains, pins and magnets