Vandy Hall

MisCon 30 Attending Professional

Vandy H. Hall is a multi media artist and glass blower from Wilsonville, Oregon.collages /drawings /paintings, & coloring books. Vandy went to school for art history and sculpture, has interned at the Smithsonian Institution, been a teaching assistant at the Corning Museum of Glass, and has traveled North America and Europe to blow glass and participate in viking and medieval reenactments and museum demonstrations. Vandy lives on a small farm near Portland, Oregon, with her family, cats, goats, and chickens. Vandy also enjoys hiking to waterfalls, rock climbing, juggling, & aerial circus arts.

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 - Sat 10:00
  • moderator 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.

  • Break Sat 1:50 - Sun 11:00
  • moderator Sun 11:00 - 11:50 AM, Interdisciplinary Projects and Creators, Glacier
    Moderator: Vandy Hall; Panelists: Kent Davis, Vandy Hall, L.F. Patten (Laurey), Peter Wacks (pjwacks)

    More and more writers, artists, and publishers are doing a little bit of everything. Let’s take a look at creators who dabble in multiple areas, what projects have been successful, and where and why they work well.

  • Break Sun 11:50 - Sun 1:00
  • 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 10:00
  • panel Mon 10:00 - 10:50 AM, Maps and Stories, Ballroom C
    Panelists: S. A. Bolich, Brenda Carre, Vandy Hall, Todd Lockwood, L.F. Patten (Laurey)

    How can storytelling and cartography influence each other?

  • 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.

  • moderator 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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