Gareb Shamus: Connective Art & Comic-Con

On this episode of the Artmatcher podcast, Gareb Shamus speaks with Michael Goodman about connective art, the business of art, trade shows, nerds, and Comic-Con.

About Gareb Shamus

Gareb Shamus is a contemporary painter who has exhibited in the United States and Europe. He is the owner of The Pivot Gallery in New York City.

He is also the founder and former chairman and CEO of Wizard Entertainment and the co-founder and CEO of ACE Comic-Con.

Previously he was the publisher of Wizard: The Comics Magazine; InQuest Gamer: The Gaming Magazine; ToyFare: The Toy Magazine; Anime Insider; FunFare; “In” Power, a kids entertainment magazine; Wizard Specials; Toy Wishes, a holiday toy shopping guide; Bean Power, a Beanie Babies magazine; and Sportslook, a sports card magazine.

He also co-founded and served as CEO of International Fight League Inc (IFLI). He produced several televised MMA fights with partners Fox Sports Networks and MyNetworkTV.

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