Simon Lee


Table 313

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/15


The Sculptor's Station: Clay Sculpting Techniques

Saturday 10/15 3:00PM - 4:00PM Room 209-210

Simon Lee, Andrea Blasich, Kristine Poole, Colin Poole

You could say that this group of artists are absolutely kil’n it! Join sculptors Andrea Blasich, Simon Lee, Kristine Poole and Colin Poole as they talk about working in the concept art, fine art and imaginative realism fields. They’ll discuss oil, wax, water and polymer clays, as well as bronze, alternative materials and tools they use to create breathtaking 3D characters and creatures. Q&A to follow. Moderated by Kristine and Colin Poole.

Sunday 10/16


Celebrating Asian American Artists in Entertainment

Sunday 10/16 1:30PM - 2:30PM Room 102

Simon Lee, Anoosha Syed, Yingjue Chen, Mehrdad Isvandi, Moderated by Michelle Sugihara

Concept artist Simon Lee (“The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power”, “Godzilla vs. Kong”, “Star Trek Beyond”), art director Mehrdad Isvandi (“Encanto”, “Raya and the Last Dragon”, “Over the Moon”), author & illustrator Anoosha Syed (“That’s Not My Name!”, “I Am Perfectly Designed”, “Other Words for Home”), and art director Linda Yingjue Chen (“Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans”, “Wizards”) discuss their experiences in the entertainment industry as Asian American artists, and how they navigated their ways toward successful art careers in film, television, and books. Q&A to follow. Moderated by Michelle Sugihara (Executive Director, CAPE).