It’s no secret that tickets to San Diego Comic-Con are hard to get. There are hurdles to jump and luck to conjure up and in the end, only thousands out of the millions who attempt for badges are successful. For artists and creators, that number is even smaller, and the hurdles even higher. To many, a booth on the exhibit floor is just a dream with the waiting list extending literally years, but one non-profit organization has been helping to make artists’ dreams come true.
In February, Peter Santa-Maria was announced as their 2019 recipient. Santa-Maria is a teacher by day and printmaker by night, but a creative soul 24-hours a day.