Craig Terlson

Illustrator/Designer/Writer, Canadian Mennonite University in Winnipeg Canada

After graduating from the Alberta College of Art and Design, Craig Terlson moved to Toronto and began a 26-year career of illustration, working for magazines and newspapers such as Saturday Night, Toronto Life, Chatelaine, and The Globe and Mail. His work also appeared in and won awards for The Boston Globe, Philadelphia Enquirer, Psychology Today, and Graphics World London. In the 90's, Craig took his studio to Winnipeg, where he continued his illustration career, pursued a comic syndication contract, and began writing fiction. His fiction has been published in literary journals in the U.S., U.K., and South Africa, as well as two short story collections, and four novels. His 2017 novel Fall in One Day gained him a McNally Bestseller status, and a nomination from the Manitoba Book awards. Currently, he teaches Principles of Design, and is the Design Manager at Canadian Mennonite University.

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Art and Risk

@ VOL 36 ON NOV 22, 2018

Craig Terlson is an illustrator, designer, and writer who is no stranger to risk. His illustrious career spanning the last few decades has been defined by the bravery and pursuit of facing uncertainty head-on time and time again. Here in his PechaKucha Night Winnipeg talk, Craig talks about what's he's done in his lengthy career, the risks he's faced during that time, and the outcomes of his intrepidity in the profession.

Craig's talk was recorded live at PechaKucha Night Winnipeg Vol. 36, on November 22 2018, at the Park Theatre. 

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Winnipeg @ The Park Theater and Movie Cafe
Nov 22, 2018