Jake Parker



Jake Parker is an American concept artist, illustrator, animator, cartoonist and short-story creator. He is a New York Times best selling illustrator for several comics and picture books. His work also includes several animated feature films. Jake co-founded SVSlearn.com and he's globally recognized as the creator of Inktober, the longest running online annual art challenge.

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/28 3:00PM - 4:00PM

How an Online Art Contest Can Change Your Life

Room 211 | Tom Bancroft, Whitney Pollett, Lauren Barger, Jake Parker, Maya Lior, Douglas Little, Xencelabs

Hear from the creators of the muliti-million participant online drawing challenges: "Inktober" and "Mermay" about how taking part in those challenges has changed artists' lives! Sometimes your art can speak for you - and get you a job! Come ready to hear inspiring stories from artists you know and love! Sponsored by Xencelabs.