All Workshops are for kids, teens, adults, and families. They are adjust per age range.
Having over 20 years professional art experience with over 15 of those years in education, I continue to share my knowledge through guest speaking. Whether K-12, college, corporate, or conventions I guest speak on these topics:
• Comics & Cartoon Art
• Visual Storytelling
• Character Design
• Concept Art
• Social Media & more
In 2019 the Westchester Board of Legislators honored meby naming October 5, 2019 MICHAEL GRASSIA DAY in Westchester County, New York for my devotion to the arts and art education.
“Not only is Michael Grassia a gifted comic book illustrator and writer, he is also tremendously knowledgeable about the history of comics and animation. His wealth of knowledge about the industry has been a tremendous asset to the youth tribes and has helped educate many clients in the comic and pop culture market.”
- Andrea Graham, owner of Youth Tribes: Youth Culture Research and Consulting
“With nothing more than pads of paper and some markers, I’ve seen Michael help transform a room of dreamers into a room of illustrators.”
- James, Librarian
“Michael is a very talented artist and teacher. His artistic abilities are enhanced by his proficiency with technology, including web page design, storyboarding, cartooning and video editing. He is a pleasure to work with.”
- Steven Widerman, Owner, Director or The Puppet Company and Heart Strings Media
“Michael Grassia was an excellent professor and a very strong guide during my college years. He has really good methods as a teacher and knew how to give good advice to his students.”
- PH Daniel Sanchez, Senior Art Director at The Next Level Experience