Designer Con 2010

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Designer Con 2010

300 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101
November 20th, 2010 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

vinyl toys urban mixed-media mixed-media, digital, graffiti/street-art, pop, sculpture


Designer Con 2010
Saturday, November 20, 2010
10am - 5pm
Pasadena Convention Center
300 E Green Street,
Pasadena, CA 91101, USA

Designer Con returns to the Pasadena Convention Center on November 20th, 2010

Now in its fifth year, Designer Con (formerly Vinyl Toy Network), is an annual art and design convention that smashes together collectible toys and designer apparel with urban, underground and pop art. Starting at 10 am scheduled activities include:

Goodie Bags will be available for $5 each on a first come first served basis. There will be 100 limited edition Designer Con bags filled with toys, magazines, pins, stickers, and surprises!

Spoonful of Star Wars™ Art Exhibition featuring over 100 paintings of vintage Star Wars™ action figures by Bwana Spoons from the collection of Dov Kelemer and Sarah Jo Marks.

Dr. Sketchy's Anti-Art School is the world's premier alt.drawing movement that has now spread to over 100 cities around the world. Founded in 2005 in a dive bar in Brooklyn, artists draw glamorous underground performers in a variety of sexy costumes.

World's Biggest "Blindbox Time" brought to you by Toy Break and Designer Con! Bring a blindbox toy from home or buy one at the show and take part in the largest recorded group blindbox opening.

So Analog Custom Show by Squid Kids Ink featuring dozens of customized So Analog retro cartridge figures!

Live Painting throughout the day! Attending artists include Doctor A, Bwana Spoons, Scott Tolleson, Ragnar, Joe Ledbetter, Buff Monster, Chris Ryniak, Mr. Toast, Ben Walker, Nathan Hamill, and more. Past shows have also featured artists such as Frank Kozik, Amanda Visell, Michelle Valigura, Tim Biskup, Buff Monster, Greg "Craola" Simkins, Angry Woebots, Mad, Miss Mindy, Jeffery Scott, David Horvath, Sun-Min Kim, Luke Chueh, and many more.

Show organizers Ben Goretsky (3DRetro) and Ayleen Gaspar (Toy Break / October Toys) joined forces in 2009 when VTN morphed into Designer Con.

When: November 20th, 2010 from 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Pasadena Convention Center, East Pavilion, 300 E. Green Street, Pasadena, CA 91101
Admission: $5