Monthly Archives: June 2016

AMA-CON Art Show!

Registration is open for the first-ever AMA-CON Art Show!  This is an opportunity for artists of all ages and levels of experience to show their pop culture-inspired artworks at AMA-CON (content to be family-friendly, of course!).

There is no charge to enter.  Simply complete the attached Participation and Release form and turn it by July 15.

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Forms may be submitted by email to amoa@actx.edu, or at the Amarillo Museum of Art at 2200 S. Van Buren.

Do not bring artwork to the museum!  Submit the form by July 15 and bring your artwork to the Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Room on Friday, July 22nd between 2pm and 6pm.

Artworks will be on display for the duration of AMA-CON and must be picked up Sunday July 24th between 6pm and 8pm.

AMA-CON Art Show Form 2016

Meet AMA-CON 2016 Vendor Morbid Cuddles

Morbid Cuddles

Started in 2011 with co-founder Kat Nicely, Morbid Cuddles is a fan-focused company that creates handmade geek and nerd culture inspired pillows. The pillows are made from 100% Cotton Flannel or Fleece. The polyfil used is also 100% cotton. Each pillow has a life time guarantee and will be repaired for free.

Original and Fan art will be available by Kyla Mills under her art signature Reepir. Commissions will be available pre-con through her DeviantArt or FurAffinity under username Reepir.

Meet AMA-CON 2016 Artist Melonie Moon

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Melonie Moon is an illustrator who enjoys creating anime-style artwork using vibrant colors and a healthy dose of imagination. She enjoys bringing to life manga-inspired game characters, super heroes, cartoons and even cute animals. Melonie is looking forward to meeting art fans at AMA-Con, where she will be available to do sketches and commissions.

If you’d like to contact her prior to the convention for early commissions, please take a look at some of her latest creations at http://www.Melonie-Moon.deviantart.com. Drop her a message. She’d love to hear from you.

Meet AMA-CON 2016 Steampunk Vendor Steaming Stitches

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Steaming Stitches are purveyors of fine goods, vintage and eclectic designs for a past that might have happened!  We are a little family owned business specializing in original Steampunk Designs and Vintage GoodsWe repurpose, upcycle, and reinvent goods for your shopping pleasure and delight.

After visiting AMA-CON last year we are so happy to be given the chance to bring our unusual brand of Steampunk as vendors this year.

We are based out of Elk City, Oklahoma.  For the past five years we have been vendors at regional Steampunk and Science Fiction Conventions such as Soonercon, Octopodicon and Steampunk Makers Affair, as well as several vintage and craft shows.

Please find us on Etsy and Facebook.

 

Shopkeepers:  Debra and Lee Campbell

Meet AMA-CON 2016 Special Guest Tim the Dalek and Friends

 

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Are you a Whovian?? Well, get excited to be EXTERMINATED at AMA-CON 2016! Tim the Dalek and Friends will be invading AMA-CON 2016 to exterminate you and your friends! Take photos inside the Doctors TARDIS, be forced to OBEY Tim Dalek and Tom Dalek as they roam the con floor for a selfie! So come “Allonsy” and don’t miss this “fantastic” prop collection including Davros and the moment and have your Doctor Who dreams come to life.