The Blind Spots: 13th Annual Illustration Research Symposium will be held at Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, on November 2-4, 2023.


Registration for Blind Spots is open through October 20, 2023.

Please review the program with details about optional workshops and other opportunities before submitting your registration.

Registration Fees:

  • Faculty and Professional Staff / $150
  • Graduate Students / $50
  • Virtual Attendees* (available for two hybrid sessions as noted in the program) / $0

*This conference will take place in person, but two sessions (Round Table Discussion for the Journal of Illustration: Looking Ahead, parts 1 and 2) will be available for virtual attendance. Please register to confirm your in-person attendance, or to receive a link to virtual sessions.

Accommodation Details

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Clayton Plaza Hotel with complimentary garage self-parking for the Blind Spots: 13th Annual Illustration Research Symposium. Please make hotel reservations by October 2, 2023, and refer to the attendee code ILLU when booking.

Clayton Plaza Hotel
7750 Carondelet Avenue
Clayton, MO 63105
Main Telephone Line: (314) 726-5400
Toll-free Line for Reservations: 1 (407) 992-7957

Clayton Plaza Hotel logo.

Send any questions to Blind Spots Program Coordinator Danielle Ridolfi at