Disney has announced some of the artists that will be featured at the 2023 EPCOT International Festival of the Arts from January 13 through February 20, 2023.
Larissa Marantz is an illustrator, cartoonist, and educator who strives to create visually alluring images and enjoys teaching students of various ages how to do the same.
Yesenia Moises is an Afro-Latina children’s book illustrator and toy designer who proudly portrays people of diverse backgrounds playing leading roles in fantasy adventures.
The work of Ryan Riller, an animator and illustrator, is featured in Disney Junior’s “Whisker Haven Tales.”
Joe Ledbetter is known for his distinctive style in painting and vinyl toy design. He has created a spectacular cast of creatures used to anthropomorphize the human condition.
Visual art will come to life with prints, canvases, and books by Kahran and Regis Bethencourt, the faces behind CreativeSoul Photography. The husband-and-wife team aims to empower children of color by highlighting their beauty and uniqueness. Going beyond snapshots, they create thought-provoking art showcasing kids across the African Diaspora.
More than 100 Disney and visiting artists will participate in the festival, also including Dylan Bonner, Fenway Fan, Jerrod Maruyama, and Ashley Taylor. Guests will also experience the long-awaited return of House of Blues and Promenade Fine Arts (previously called Wyland Galleries).