Meet Ocarinist Cris Gale at A-Kon 26

Meet Ocarinist Cris Gale at A-Kon 26

Cris Gale is foremost an ocarinist, but is also an ocarina designer, teacher, and popularist. Originally trained as a flutist, Cris changed her primary instrument to the ocarina in 1999. Through her deep appreciation for Koji Kondo’s music from The Legend of...
Meet Voice Actor and Artist Kristen McGuire at A-Kon 26

Meet Voice Actor and Artist Kristen McGuire at A-Kon 26

Kristen McGuire is a future famous artist and voice actress with an itchy drawing hand and an overactive imagination. Armed with a Wacom tablet and a degree in Visual Art and Communication, Kristen has managed to self-publish six different comic books since 2008 and...
Promotional Art Contests Information

Promotional Art Contests Information

A-Kon® needs original artwork for flyers, t-shirts, and other promotional needs! We are looking for images that will effectively portray A-Kon® while getting people excited about the convention and getting the word out. There are several excellent opportunities for...
Velours Requiem comes to A-Kon 26

Velours Requiem comes to A-Kon 26

Destiny (Velours Requiem) has always had a passion for fashion. Dreaming of becoming a professional fashion designer, she has used Cosplay as a medium to express her creativity and love for design. Self-taught for 9+ years, her sense of style is often found in her...
A-Kon® 26 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel

A-Kon® 26 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel

Reservation Info:  The Hotel will be taking reservations starting: 10-10-14 Hotel Info:  For our 26th anniversary convention, A-Kon® is proud to once again be partnering with the Hilton Anatole Hotel. The Hilton Anatole has over 1,600 guest rooms and is one of the...
DollAKon returns for 2015!

DollAKon returns for 2015!

DollAKon is a three-day Ball Joint Doll mini-convention in Dallas, TX that takes place during Project A-Kon.  Now in its fifth year, activities include sculptors and industry guests, a dolls-only vendor room, panels, demonstrations, workshops and socials. Our primary...