Next Up Visiting Artist: Summer Pierre

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.


Fall 2017 Female Scholarship

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! 


Next Up Visiting Artist:
Jeremy Sorese

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!


Open House & Portfolio Day

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

Eventbrite - THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES SPRING OPEN HOUSE AND PORTFOLIO DAY


The Fifth Annual Cartoonist Studio Prize

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 AprilSubmissions in both categories must be received by January 31, 2017!

Click here for details!

 

 


Spring Visiting Artist Line Up!

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 BraddockNick DrnasoJaime HernandezSummer PierreDash ShawJeremy SoreseDana Walruth and more!

 


Winter Saturday Cartoon Club at CCS!

Register online now for the entire winter session for $100!


Cornish CCS Residency Awarded to Nick Drnaso

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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.


Announcing the 2017 Summer Workshop Line Up!

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  • WRITING AND DRAWING
    SINGLE PANEL COMICS
    June 5-8
  • CREATE COMICS
    June 19-23
 or July 24-28
  • BEGINNING ANIMATION
    June 26-30
  • CARTOONING STUDIO
    June 26-30
  • COMICS, CURRICULUM, AND LITERACY:
 A Workshop for Educators
    June 30-July 1
  • COMICS JOURNALISM
    July 24-July 28
  • GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP
    July 31-August 4
 or August 7-11
    Optional Online Extension
  • GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP
    The Young Adult Genre
    July 31-August 4
  • GRAPHIC MEMOIR WORKSHOP
    August 7-11

Eventbrite - The Center for Cartoon Studies 2017 Workshops