SÓL-CON Schedule

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5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Ohio State University
Hale Hall
MLK Room
154 West 12th St.
Columbus, Ohio 43210


SÕL-CON Expo | Workshops | Panels
The Ohio State University
Hale Hall | 154 W. 12th Ave.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

Expo Table Set Up!
8:00 a.m.

MLK Jr Lounge

9:00 a.m.

MLK Jr Lounge

Frederick Aldama and John Jennings

Youth Workshops: I, II and III
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Hale Hall
Room 110 B Tim Fielder: Digital Painting and Comics
Room 110 A Malachi Staples/Essence Cartoon: Flip Books
Room 101 (Hall of Fame) Rodrigo Vargas and Fernando de Peña: Build Your Own Comic  

Youth Workshops: IV, V and VI
10:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
Hale Hall
Room 110 B Rafael Rosado: DIY Animation
Room 110A Theresa Rojas & Crystal Gonzalez: Making Comics
Room 101 (Hall of Fame) Breena Nuñez and Jaime Crespo: How to Make a Zine

Lunch & Talk Back: Brown and Black Creator Lives Matter
Noon - 1 p.m.
MLK Jr Lounge
Speakers: Kat Fajardo; John Jennings, Jaime Crespo, Vicko Alvarez, and LeighAnna Hidalgo
Moderator: Frederick Luis Aldama

Youth Workshops: VII and VIII
1 p.m. -2 p.m.

Hale Hall
110 B Carlos Perez: Finding your Style and Voice in Comics\
110 A Albert Morales and JM Hunter: Creating Superhero Comics
101 (Hall of Fame) LeighAnna Hidalgo: How to Create Fotonovelas

Panel I: Carving Out Expo and Publishing Spaces
1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

MLK Jr Lounge

Panel: Jiba Molei Anderson, Chris Escobar, Vicko Alvarez, and Jason Rodriguez
Moderator: John Jennings

Panel II: Fantasy and Fandom
2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

MLK Jr Lounge
Panel: J-Gonzo, Crystal Gonzalez, Verzelle James, Damian Duffy, and JM Hunter
Moderator: John Jennings

Panel III: Scholars and Artists Unite
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

MLK Jr Lounge
Panel: Ilan Stavans, J-Gonzo; Danielle Orozco, LeighAnna Hidalgo, and Theresa Rojas
Moderator: Stacey Robinson

CXC Reception
Friday evening


Saturday and Sunday, September 29 & June 1

SÕL-CON Artists Exhibiting at CXC
Main Library Downtown Columbus
9 :00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

SolCon Panels at CXC
1. Comics and Community
Participants: Theresa Rojas, Leigh Anna Hidalgo, Chris Escobar, Malachi Staples, Mapache Studios, and Damian Duffy
Moderator: Tim Fielder

 2. What About Gender and Sexuality in PoC Comics
Participants: Kat Fajardo, Kelly Fernandez, Vicko, Jiba Molei Anderson, John Jennings, and Breena Nunez.
Moderator: J-Gonzo

3. Creators of Color and Industry
Participants: J.M. Hunter, Carlos Perez, Albert Morales, Verzelle James, and Verzelle James
Moderator: Crystal Gonzalez