Meet Jeff Mallinson at the W.J. Niederkorn Library
Jeff Mallinson is an American Midwestern professional illustrator. A graduate of the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, he turned his love of comics, pop culture and art into a working profession with over 20 years of experience. Jeff started his career teaching art to the elderly as a Recreation Therapist. He has worked as a commercial graphic designer and freelance illustrator.
Come learn about how Jeff’s long time passion for comic books and desire for work in the industry would lead him to being discovered by two of the largest sports, non-sports collectible trading card companies Topps and Upper Deck, where he worked on projects for Marvel, Star Wars, Alien, Walking Dead and many other licenses.
Highlights of Jeff’s Illustration career include being selected as one of thirteen artists chosen by Bad Robot Productions and Disney to work on the new Star Wars film, The Force Awakens. He was also spotlighted to do an original Major League Baseball Topps card series using the impressionist style. Jeff has also worked for other industry card companies Cryptozoic and Rittenhouse.
Come let Jeff share his passion with you through his short presentation, followed by Q&A. Marvel trivia to follow. Jeff will have several prizes as giveaways for trivia winners. Registration is not required.