Phoenix DinoCon

Arizona's ORIGINAL Pop Culture Dinosaur Convention

PANELIST SPOTLIGHT – MELANIE DOLBERG

FROM FOSSILS TO FICTION: POP CULTURE DINOS AND WHY WE LOVE THEM What is it that you dig about dinosaurs? Bones mostly! Sometimes teeth. But in seriousness I love learning about their biological morphologies, how they walk and eat and defend themselves, and how their physiological characteristics relate to modern-day birds and reptiles. In your […]

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – MONSTER BOOTY

What is it that you dig about dinosaurs? I have always had a fascination with dinosaurs that stemmed from my exceptional skills at catching horny toads and other lizards as a small child. How did you get inspired to make your art/craft? My inspiration for making my Monster Booty line came from being a social […]

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PANELIST SPOTLIGHT – PATTY JIMENEZ

What is it that you dig about dinosaurs? They are iconic and immediately recognizable. Nobody sees a dinosaur toy and says to himself “That’s a nice dog.” In your own words, what will you be sharing with us this year? I will be doing a live demonstration of how to make simple notebooks using cards […]

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PANELIST SPOTLIGHT – ANDREA BEESLEY

PUGS: Turbo Dinosaur Edition What is it that you dig about dinosaurs? I dig the variety of their species and how exotic they were. Such spectacular colors, patterns, textures and variations existed, it’s simply stunning. They were so fantastic and out of this world! In your own words, what will you be sharing with us […]

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PANELIST SPOTLIGHT – DAMIEN X. HERNANDEZ

MIGHTY MORPHIN DINO RANGERS What is it that you dig about dinosaurs? The mystery… It’s evidence of a whole other world that existed right where we stand today. It makes me wonder what this place we call home will be like one million years from now. In your own words, what will you be sharing […]

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Patty Jimenez

What is it that you dig about dinosaurs? For me, dinosaurs are the epitome of awesome. Not the 80s version of awesome, but the truest sense of it: inspiring an overwhelming feeling of reverence, admiration, and fear. As a kid, seeing the dinosaurs at the Field Museum in Chicago definitely inspired awe–they are just so […]

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Jon Garza & Damien X. Hernandez

What is it that you dig about dinosaurs? Jon Garza (JG): I dig dinos because they are on point. Damien X. Hernandez (DXH): We are the dinosaurs of the future! How did you get inspired to make your art? JG: I was inspired by old, rad graphics of dinosaurs skateboarding, that combination is awesome. DXH: […]

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Gary Hodges

What is it that you dig about dinosaurs? Is that a pun? “Dig” about dinosaurs? Oh dear. That’s hard to answer. There’s so much loaded into my whole concept of dinosaur. But if had to try: I feel a little thrill every time I remind myself that these were real animals. Not the rampaging, bellowing, […]

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VENDOR SPOTLIGHT – Lauren Cusimano

What is it that you dig about dinosaurs? They’re just so dang big. It’s the only instance where we as humans could imagine being like insects. I used to have nightmares as a kid about “longnecks” stamping my house to bits and T-Rexes hunting me down, so being interested in them now is like facing […]

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2014 Phoenix DinoCon t-shirts now available for presale!

Taking off where our 2013 design left off, 2014 Phoenix DinoCon t-shirts are now available for presale at our ticketing website until July 15th! BUY NOW AND SAVE Our ONLY official t-shirt presales for just $15, and will be available in very limited quantities at the event on August 2nd 2014 A.D. for $20. Women’s fit shirts available during presale […]

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