Boston, a Great City

Friday, December 2

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Angie Jordan drawing Live Digital Caricatures for the MRS Boston Convention

Angie Jordan drawing Live Digital Caricatures for the MRS Boston Convention

There are few places in the United States more diverse, historic, and interesting than Boston, Massachusetts. From the top universities that call Boston home, to the seemingly infinite options for food entertainment, Boston is never boring. It only makes sense that the Materials Research Society chooses this eclectic city for its annual meeting and exhibit. As I have for the past few years, I brought some light-hearted fun to the MRS conference with my Live Digital Caricatures.

During the three-day event, attendees flocked to the Hynes Convention Center to see all the newest developments in the field of materials research. When they needed a reprieve from all the information and presentations, they came to me and waited in seemingly endless lines to have their digital caricature drawn. I hardly had a moment to rest during the entire event, but the praise from the attendees who told me that they liked my style made it all worth it.

Despite my busy schedule, I was still able to thoroughly enjoy my stay in Boston. My husband, Scott, joined me this year for the trip and we had a marvelous time running through the wind and rain (oh, Boston during Autumn) to take in all the sights that we could. We cooked our own meat and fish at Gyu-Kaku, an authentic Japanese BBQ, rode the T to Summer St. where we met up with a friend and former classmate of mine, and immersed ourselves in Irish heritage of the City. The only regret I have is that we had to stop when the conference ended and head home. Oh well, we’ll be back next year!