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Event Recap: Winsor & Newton X Society of Illustrators: #ColourYourCity Exhibition @SOI128 @winsorandnewton #PigmentMarker

On Tuesday, October 13th Winsor & Newton in conjunction with the Society of Illustrators celebrated the art of illustration with the launch of Winsor & Newton’s world-touring group exhibition Colour Your City.
The event took place at the Society of Illustrators in New York City.
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Including the works of celebrated international artists Blair Breitenstein, William BroomeEmma Block, Jon Burgerman, Thomas Cian, Mara Louise CesponEric Chase AndersonChristopher CorrBil DonovanUri Fink, Meagan MorrisonPeter Millard, Emiliano Ponzi, Katie Rodgers,Gary Webb, Hayden Williams and Samuel ZealeyColour Your City showcased illustrations inspired by the artist’s home city utilizing Winsor & Newton’s new line of Pigment Markers.

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The attendance of over 200 guests, including select media, tastemakers, and brand advocates first enjoyed complimentary champagne, cocktails and canapés as showcased artists Carlos AponteJon BurgermanBil DonovanMeagan Morrison, and Katie Rodgers participated in a live drawing of an exquisite-corpse (exquisite cadaver) and Q&A session discussing their process, profession and experience utilizing the new revolutionary Pigment Marker.

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Attendees were then invited to meet the artists and entertained by music and interactive demo stations where they could put their own hand to the paper with Pigment Markers.

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All Photo Credit: Sara Stadtmiller, SRS Photography

Following its New York show, the Colour Your City exhibit will move on to the Institute of Contemporary Art in London, and end in Paris in early 2016. A portion of proceeds from the Society of Illustrators event, as well as the touring exhibition, will benefit the nonprofit organization Star for Life. 

 

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