Summer Pierre is a cartoonist, illustrator, writer, and teacher living in the Hudson Valley, New York. She is the author of the autobiographical comic series, Paper Pencil Life, as well as the books The Artist in the Office: How to Creatively Survive and Thrive Seven Days a Week and Great Gals: Inspired Ideas for Living a Kick-Ass Life. Her writing and art have appeared in Pen America, The Rumpus, Hobart, and The Nashville Review among other places.
Awarded to one fall 2017 female identified applicant! Scholarship will be selected in May 2017. Eligible for Master of Fine Arts, and Two-Year Certificate program! Click here to learn more about our MFA and Certificate program! Apply online!
Jeremy Sorese is a cartoonist currently based out of Brooklyn, NYC. He was accepted to the La Maison des Auteurs, a comics specific residency program in Angoulême, France, where he lived and worked from 2012-2013. His first book, Curveball, published with Nobrow, came out in 2015 and was nominated for a Lambda Literary Award!
Saturday, March 4, 1pm
Bring your portfolio or sketchbook for an admissions review.
Learn more about the program and courses offered at CCS while touring the campus and meeting with faculty and students!
This event is ideal for prospective students!
Learn about CCS programs:
MFA and CERTIFICATES
with a LOW RESIDENCY 2nd Year Option
The Cartoonist Studio Prize will be awarded to work that exemplifies excellence in cartooning. The creators of two exceptional comics will be awarded $1000 each. Winners will be selected by Slate’s Jacob Brogan, the faculty and students of The Center for Cartoon Studies, and this year’s guest judge, Karen Green of the Columbia University Library.
The two award categories for the Cartoonist Studio Prize are Print Comic of the Year and Web Comic of the Year. Finalists for each category will be announced in early March. The two winning comics will be announced in early April. Submissions in both categories must be received by January 31, 2017!
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The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Spring Visiting Artist lineup is here! Cartoonists and artists due to visit the school this semester include Alison Bechdel, Paige Braddock, Nick Drnaso, Jaime Hernandez, Summer Pierre, Dash Shaw, Jeremy Sorese, Dana Walruth and more!
Register online now for the entire winter session for $100!
Nick Drnaso has been selected as the winner of the Cornish CCS Residency. Nick is a Chicago-based cartoonist whose debut graphic novel, Beverly, was published earlier this year by Drawn and Quarterly. Nick will be working on his next book during his residency.