September 18: Book Signing with Greg Houston hosted by The Ivy Bookshop
September 9, 2021
The Monacelli Press
Date: Saturday, September 18
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: The Ivy Bookshop, Front Porch – 5928 Falls Rd, Baltimore, MD 21209
The Ivy welcomes author and illustrator Greg Houston for an in-person signing of his incredible book Understanding Caricature: An Artist’s Practical Guide to Creating Portraits with Personality. Come visit Greg on our front porch before you head into the bookshop!
Greg Houston was born and raised in Baltimore, MD. He earned his BFA from Pratt Institute and has been illustrating professionally since 1988. His portfolio is large and stylistically vast. Greg Houston is an award winning illustrator with 30 years of experience. He’s worked for all types of clients in nearly all areas of the industry. His goal is simply to continue to create images at the highest level for as long as humanly possible. Specialties: Drawing (ink, color pencil, charcoal, graphite); painting (acrylic, watercolor); portraits; caricatures; landscapes; editorial illustration (narrative, conceptual, stand alone images, sequential images); graphic novels (writing/illustrating). Greg is a co-founder (since 2015) and instructor at Baltimore Academy of Illustration. Greg also taught at MICA (Maryland) in both the college and pre-college programs and at the online arts site, Craftsy/Blueprint. He’s the author of Illustration that Works, Monacelli Studio, 2016. He lives with his wife in Baltimore, MD.