K!dz

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Kids Comic Con

Kids Comic Con

Join Alex Simmons, Noel MacNeal, Mike Lopez and their friends as they offer workshops and fun activities for kids in the NECC K!DZ area.

ALEX SIMMONS

ALEX SIMMONS

Alex Simmons is a noted artist for Archie Comics, and leader Kids Comic Cons, brings programming and education activities for kids of all ages.

MIKE LOPEZ

MIKE LOPEZ

Mike Lopez is an educator, artist, and writer, who’s main mission is to bring the positive message of the arts to young people. Along with other artists, writers and actors, Mike has presented his “Positively inspiring Young People With the Arts” workshop in New York City, Washington DC, Boston and Atlantic City. It is during these workshops that teachers, librarians, camp directors and anyone who wants to creatively inspire young people are able to gather ideas, network and learn from professionals. In 2015, Mike, along side with artist Gary Eckerson, created “Life’s A Beach”, which follows the good natured fun of the kids of Avalon Beach. Come and meet Mike and be inspired to do amazing things for young people!

NOEL MACNEAL

NOEL MACNEAL

Noel MacNeal has been a puppeteer for Jim Henson productions and Sesame Street, bringing to life Bear from the Disney Channel's Bear In The Big Blue House, among many other familiar characters. Noel will be doing workshops in puppeteering all weekend.

ERIC BORNSTEIN

ERIC BORNSTEIN

Eric Bornstein is a master mask maker, having produced high quality masks for theater and parades, will be giving workshops on mask making all weekend.