Nikki Rossignol

MisCon 30 Attending Professional

Nikki Rossignol is an illustrator and ballerina from Montana.  She is currently illustrating a mythology-based brand for Down The Road Brewing Company in Boston, MA.  Previously, Rossignol worked as a court-room sketch artist for Dateline NBC, concept artist for Peach Pit films, and dancer in multiple companies including Donlavey and Mimoda of Los Angeles, and Chicago Light Opera Works.  Rossignol currently lives in a wooded glen with her husband Jordan, daughter Elke, and dingo.

Nikki Rossignol is an illustrator and ballerina from Montana. She is currently illustrating a mythology-based brand for Down The Road Brewing Company in Boston, MA. Previously, Rossignol worked as a court-room sketch artist for Dateline NBC, concept artist for Peach Pit films, and dancer in multiple companies including Donlavey and Mimoda of Los Angeles, and Chicago Light Opera Works. Rossignol currently lives in a wooded glen with her husband Jordan, daughter Elke, and dingo.

Scheduled Panels and Presentations:

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(Tentative)

  • panel Fri 3:00 - 3:50 PM, Meet the Artists, Pavilion (1)
    Panelists: Chuck Bordell, Rob Carlos, Tony Gregori, Vandy Hall, David Lewis Johnson, Todd Lockwood, L.F. Patten (Laurey), Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, Jason Williams

    Here's your first opportunity to meet and hang out with MisCon 30's artists. You can talk art, ask questions, have a cup of coffee, whatever you want. Just come hang out.

  • Break Fri 3:50 - Fri 6:00
  • panel Fri 6:00 - 6:50 PM, Costume Parade, Open Green (3)
    Panelists: Butte Magic , Cheeky Geeky Vaudeville , Lord & Lady Towers (Will Brown & Ashley McGehee), Realm of Stygia , Realms of Avalon , Kevin J Anderson, Justin Barba, Christine Barkl, Jim Butcher, Dragon Dronet, Robin Hobb, Tundra Malamute, Nikki Rossignol, Beth Stoops, Chad Volpe (The Fin)

    Come in costume (or not) and join us for a brief stroll around downtown Missoula to ring in the start of MisCon and announce to the usual inhabitants of our fair city that we've arrived! We're going to walk to the Elks, the Wilma, the Roxy Theater, and through Caras Park back to the hotel.

  • Break Fri 6:50 - Sat 10:00
  • panel Sat 10:00 - 10:50 AM, The Changing Landscape of Distribution, Glacier
    Moderator: Vandy Hall; Panelists: Ann Gimpel, Vandy Hall, Tod McCoy, Nikki Rossignol

    Options for selling your products are opening up daily. Of course there is social networking, crowd-funding, and sales websites like Amazon, Etsy, Ebay, but there are also direct producers like Zazzle and Redbubble available to makers of all kind. Join our multidisciplinary panelists as they discuss what has worked for them, and what are some of the common pitfalls when dealing with such sites.

  • Break Sat 10:50 - Sat Noon
  • panel Sat Noon - 1:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Atrium
    Panelists: Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, David Lewis Johnson, Todd Lockwood, Nikki Rossignol, John Wright

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.

  • panel Sat 2:00 - 3:50 PM, Viking Combat Dance Class!, Elks Stage 112
    Panelists: Nikki Rossignol

    Learn movement inspired by the arts of ancient viking combat through the language of contemporary dance. Gain an understanding of the tricks of agility, master the pretzel roll, and become as quick as any Berserker or Shield Maiden. Ages 12 and up.

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  • panel Sat 2:00 - 3:50 PM, Illustration Fundamentals Workshop, Glacier
    Moderator: David Lewis Johnson; Panelists: Tony Gregori, David Lewis Johnson, Nikki Rossignol, Jason Williams, John Wright

    A team of professional comic artists and illustrators discuss the fundamental skills and techniques involved in making professional work, followed by questions, demos, and a portfolio review. Bring your portfolio and be ready to ask questions!

  • Break Sat 3:50 - Sun Noon
  • panel Sun Noon - 12:50 PM, Superhero Dance Class!, Elks Stage 112
    Panelists: Nikki Rossignol

    Discover how your favorite superheros move, groove, leap, tumble, and soar through the sky! Learn a totally SUPER dance in which you get to play any superhero of your choice, even one you just made up! Ages 4 and up.

  • panel Sun 1:00 - 1:50 PM, Artist Pictionary, Jefferson
    Panelists: Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon

    Watch our artists duke it out in a game of Pictionary.

  • panel Sun 2:00 - 3:50 PM, Artists' Corner, Atrium
    Panelists: Chuck Bordell, Vandy Hall, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon, John Wright

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.

  • Break Sun 3:50 - Mon 11:00
  • panel Mon 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Artists' Corner, Atrium
    Panelists: Rob Carlos, Tony Gregori, Vandy Hall, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon

    Hang out with some of MisCon's artists as they draw, paint, or play around with whatever catches their interest. Want to bring your own art materials and make your own stuff? Please do. Want to ask questions about anything art-related? Now is your chance. Just want to eat a sandwich and watch Rob Carlos draw some awesome dragons? Come have a seat. This is an informal hangout session--come and go as you like, or drop in for a few minutes between panels.

  • panel Mon Noon - 12:50 PM, How SFF/F Affects Fine Art and Craft, Glacier
    Moderator: Vandy Hall; Panelists: Rob Carlos, Vandy Hall, Nikki Rossignol, Jeff Sturgeon

    How has science fiction and fantasy in fiction & film influenced “fine” art and craft?


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