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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Art Professor Brings Mythical World to Life in New Book | The Charger Blog - University of New Haven News

Jon Sideriadis, MFA, spent two decades creating the art and stories in his new book, Astromythos, which is inspired by astronomy, mythology, and his Greek heritage. He hopes his work will inspire the next generation of artists by Renee Chmiel, Office of Marketing & Communications.

Jon Sideriadis"s new book, Astromythos.
Prof. Jon Sideriadis, MFA, has been building an original mythology and developing the characters and their stories for the past two decades. As author and illustrator, he has brought them to life in the pages of his mythology book Astromythos, an original epic poem with more than 100 illustrations in its 200 pages...

"Ancient Greek poetry, astronomy, and mythology inspired my book," said Prof. Sideriadis, a practitioner in residence in the University's Department of Art and Design. "As a proud Greek American, all of these interests are an important part of my heritage."

The book, which will be released on July 30, is published by The Art Order and launched on Kickstarter. 
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Source: University of New Haven News