Industry of Imagination - New Zealand

June 3rd - June 10th, 2017

We are so pleased to be a guest at the Industry Of Imagination event in Wellington, New Zealand! Tara McPherson and Cotton Candy Machine will be there for a variety events over two weekends. There are still some spots left for Tara's Masterclass! See below for details.

White Cloud Worlds Presents INDUSTRY OF IMAGINATION
Inspiration and education from masters of Science Fiction, Fantasy and Pop Surrealism.

Armageddon June 3-5th 2017, Westpac Stadium
Armageddon is this Queens Birthday long weekend June 3-5th for three amazing days of geek glory! Join Tara McPherson at her booth for loads of prints, stickers, and more!


Saturday June 3rd – Sunday June 11th, Academy Galleries

Come and explore work from their own imaginary worlds and don’t miss this great show at the Academy Galleries in Wellington. Tara will be exhibiting some recent original character paintings on paper.

Wednesday June 7th & Thursday June 8th, 9am to 6pm, Massey University

‘Industry of Imagination’ is proud to bring together a selection of masterclasses tutored by leading international and local artists in science fiction, fantasy and pop surrealism. Come and participate in masterclasses encompassing world building, visual storytelling, concept design, toy design, illustration and oil painting. If you love the challenge of creating your own worlds and characters, the ‘Industry of Imagination’ masterclasses are the place to turn your art and imagination into a reality.

Learn the technique of Tara McPherson’s smoothly crafted oil paintings, with a focus on paint application and color mixing. Students will draw and paint a small portrait in this 2 day masterclass, learning how to paint smooth fades and skin tones, and crisp clean lines. Class Size - 15 students. Class id sold out, thank you!

Saturday June 10th, Massey University

‘Industry of Imagination’ brings together a spectacular line-up of leading international and local artists from the worlds of science fiction, fantasy and pop surrealism. Now into its second year, this Wellington event shares how these experts create imaginary worlds for film, television, publishing and games. Join Tara McPherson for her keynote speech about her art and career.

More info here.

Life is Beautiful Festival - Las Vegas

Downtown Las Vegas

September 22nd to 24th, 2017

The Life is Beautiful festival is a 3-day multmedia event that features an incredible line up of musicians, and artists like myself, Mark Ryden, Joe Sorren, the Gorillaz, and more! Taking place in Downtown Las Vegas, Life is Beautiful festival is a celebration, uniting people who love music, art, food and ideas. Experience the stages, dance to the music, hear stories, try the food, hug a new friend, explore the art and meet people who will change your life.

Join us at the Life is Beautiful festival for a wonderful selection of limited edition prints, rock posters, screen prints, pins and buttons, stickers, postcards, and more!

3-Day GA tickets are currently sold out, but you can purchase Single Day tickets starting Thursday, May 4th at 10AM PST here.

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