Participating Artists - Arkady Roytman
Arkady Roytman was born in 1980 in the former USSR and immigrated to the US 10 years later. He studied Sequential Art and Illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design. After moving to NYC in 2004 he began volunteering at the Society of Illustrators and became the moderator for their Jazz and Sketch figure drawing sessions. His daily blog of figure studies from the Society (nudeoftheday.blogspot.com) just celebrated its 4th anniversary and will soon surpass 1500 drawings/paintings. In 2009 Arkady helped Irene Gallo and Gregory Manchess curate the 2nd Spectrum Exhibition at the Society of Illustrators. His clients include Fantasy Flight Games, White Wolf, AEG, Mongoose Publishing, Games Workshop, McGraw-Hill and Dover Publications and his work was featured in Spectrum. In 2010 Arkady moved to Portland, Oregon to pursue his illustration career full time.
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Artwork: Beauty and the Beast
Mary Jane Jewell