LightBox Expo (LBX) connects fans with the artists and creators behind their favorite films, animation, games, TV shows and illustrations. It’s a place for aspiring artists to come, learn and be inspired. It’s also an amazing artwork marketplace like no other. It’s the ultimate celebration of art!

LBX founders Bobby Chiu and Jim Demonakos conceived the event as a way to bring together the best artists in the world under one roof. An opportunity to hang out with and meet fellow creators, share art with the public, further their skills and educate those coming up in their respective industries.



To ensure that everyone attending will be respected and treated fairly, we have created the LBX Advisory Council, an ever-evolving group made up of some of the best artists and studio representatives in the business to help steer LightBox Expo in a direction that is beneficial to all involved.




Please check here for some of our most frequently asked questions before dropping us a line!

  • What is your ticket refund policy?

    Tickets to LightBox Expo are non-refundable. Tickets are fully transferable though, so you may give or sell your tickets to anyone you'd like.

  • What is LightBox Expo?

    LightBox Expo is an annual festival that aims to connect fans with the artists and creators behind their favorite films, animation, games, TV shows and illustrations. It's a place for aspiring artist to come and learn and be inspired, and it's also an amazing art marketplace like no other. It's a celebration of art!

  • Is there any concern about the COVID-19 virus affecting LBX?

    We are very aware of the dangers of the COVID-19 virus. That said, barring anything major happening in California in the month leading up to the show, LightBox Expo will happen as scheduled. If anything does change, we will inform all attendees and exhibitors asap.



Check out some of the press coverage for the inaugural LightBox Expo!

Honorees for the Concept Art Awards’ inaugural Lifetime Achievement Award at LightBox Expo announced!

Fanbase Press interviews Convention Director Jim Demonakos on the inaugural LightBox Expo

Eight Mike Mignola Paintings to be exhibited at LightBox Expo

Animation to Gaming: See Artcenter Alumni Artists at First Annual LightBox Expo

10 Panels to see at LightBox Expo 2019

The First LightBox Expo is taking place this weekend in Pasadena

LightBox Expo Puts Spotlight On Industry Artists

Lightbox Expo Celebrates Art In Pasadena

Concept Art Awards: Inagural Edition Set For Sept. 7 In Pasadena

Artist-Centric Convention LightBox Expo to Launch in 2019 (Exclusive)



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