IlluXCon is dedicated to providing:
...an atmosphere where students, emerging artists, established artists, and masters of the field/discipline alike are inspired to take their creative process and work to new heights, make contacts that lead them to new opportunities, and simply rediscover the passion they have for their work and the genre.
...an opportunity for collectors and fans of fantastic art/imaginative realism, fine art students and fans, and even those who’ve not considered themselves fans of art before to be blown away by the original paintings and sculpture displayed at the show, while having the opportunity to approach and get to know the talented artists who created the work in an intimate, art-focused setting.
...an environment where the desire to create and maintain unique, individual artistic expression drives a shared understanding among all present, where egos are checked at the door, there are no "Guests of Honor," and the highly recognized artist takes away just as much from the show as the newly established artist/student.
...an experience that is unparalleled in the field of fantastic art; inspiration to all who have come to love and appreciate the long-standing artistic discipline of imaginative realism.
IlluXCon is the first, ground-breaking symposium dedicated solely to the art of the fantastic (imaginative realism)—bringing artists, students, collectors, and art fans together for an annual gathering intended to inspire and create further awareness and zeal for imaginative realism and all that's encompassed in the realm of the fantastic.
As the largest display of original fantastic/imaginative realist art in the world, IlluXCon is an entirely unique experience where artists are free to participate in the show just as attendees and students do, students have the opportunity to sign up for private portfolio reviews by industry art directors and galleries, and all present have numerous opportunities to be inspired by and grow in love for the vast array of work and people in this incredible field.
This will be our first year in our new home in Allentown, PA. The show will take place at the Allentown Art Museum, The Baum School of Art, and surrounding areas.