Brockton, MA: First stop on the 2011 Inkwell Awards Tour!
As the non-profit organization The Inkwell Awards commence with their fourth year of advocacy for the art form and artists of inking, they make a premier appearance at the Brockton, MA store of the popular, long-existing franchise New England Comics on Saturday, Jan. 22nd from 12-4pm. The Brockton store will be celebrating part of their Grand Re-opening (one week later) at their new, larger location, eight doors down in the mall venue at 716A Crescent Street. To commemorate, the store will be running sales on various merchandise and Heroclix tournaments will take place this day. The Inkwells will be represented by it’s founder and director, vet ink artist and columnist Bob Almond (Black Panther, Warlock & the Infinity Watch, Quasar, Stan Lee’s Guardians Project) who will be offering Inkwell Awards merchandise for fundraising donations as well as selling original art, sketchbooks, trades, etc. of his own work for himself. His website is http://www.almondink.com Accompanying Bob will be the organization’s spokesmodel Ms. Inkwell, as portrayed by model Bethany Marino. Attendees will be able to take photos of or with the model for a small donation.
There are also tentative plans for another Ms. Inkwell model to attend the Southcoast Show.