This event was canceled on 2/26 due to weather and has been rescheduled for March 19th.
If you can't make it to the rescheduled date, you're entitled to a full refund.
Due to venue capacity, this event is capped at 70 attendees. You MUST register online to book your seat. We will not be selling tickets at the door if capacity is reached. Thank you for understanding.
Fight Night: Matt Stevens vs. Joey Ellis
Join us for the first ever AIGA Charlotte Fight Night, as we put two of the Queen City’s local legends, Matt Stevens and Joey Ellis, on the hot seat in a head-to-head battle, as they go a few rounds discussing design, work, clients, personal projects, and finding success as an artist. For one night only, be witness to the action, thrills, and sounds of these design heavyweights. Now let's get ready to rumble.
- AIGA members supporter level and above: $10
- Contributor member: $15
- Student member: $5
- Non-members: $20
- Student non-member: $10
Joey Ellis is an illustrator and designer with over ten years of experience specializing in character design for brands, games and stories of all kinds. Working for clients like Disney, Facebook and PBS Kids, Joey's work is as recognizable as it is loveable, bursting with bright colors and personality. Joey recently successfully self-published a 72-page graphic novel through Kickstarter called "Leaky Timbers" starring Wolfie Monster. Joey lives with his wife Erin and two boys in Charlotte, NC.
Find Joey online: joeyellis.com • Twitter/Instagram: @joeyellis
Matt Stevens is a designer and illustrator currently living and working in North Carolina. In early 2012 he opened the Design Office of Matt Stevens to pursue his own clients and incorporate more illustration into his daily practice. He currently works on a mix of brand identity and illustration projects. He is a strong advocate for self-initiated work and his pursuit of personal projects has led to opportunities to work with many great brands in both identity design and core brand illustration work. Selected clients include Nike, Evernote, Esquire, Facebook, Pinterest, Google, Sony Music and WIRED.
Find Matt online: hellomattstevens.com • Twitter/Instagram: @MattStevensCLT