Mia Araujo

Mia Araujo is an Argentine-American independent artist and author working on her debut illustrated novel, due to be published by Scholastic in Fall 2024. She’s exhibited her fine art and illustration work in galleries, conventions, and online for the past 16 years. She also co-hosts and produces Painted in Color, a BIPOC art podcast. Past clients include Penguin Random House, HBO, Wizards of the Coast, Imagine FX, and the Washington Post.

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/28 10:00AM - 11:00AM

Create, Don’t Scrape: Glaze protection from AI

Room 101-102 | Steven Zapata, Jon Lam, Mia Araujo, Karla Ortiz, Ben Y. Zhao

Join the discussion of Art and Science as we delve into the threats of unregulated generative ai against artists. We will discuss the scraping of art without Consent, Credit, Compensation, and use of generative AI models to target artists through style mimicry. We will also discuss the development of adversarial tools (such as Glaze) to protect artists, their design, usage and limitations, followed by a Q & A"
Saturday 10/28 2:45PM - 3:45PM

Creating the Illustrated and Graphic Novel

Room 107 | Armand Baltazar, Victoria Ying, Mia Araujo, Iain McCaig, James Gurney

Author-illustrators Armand Baltazar, Iain McCaig, James Gurney, Victoria Ying and Mia Araujo share their epic journeys of creating their own stories, landing a book deal with a publisher, and how they balance writing and illustrating the same project.