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“Best of the New: Idea” The Boston Globe
CCS Graphic Novel Series make Booklist Top 10!
“Creative Economy exemplified” – The Rutland Herald
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Will Eisner Week Event at The Schulz Library

[ March 6, 2015; 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. ]
Celebrating comics and the graphic novel
at The Schulz Library
Open House:
Friday, March 6, 5-7pm

Schulz Library
The Center for Cartoon Studies
46 South Main Street
White River Junction

Explore The Center for Cartoon Studies’ collection of comics and graphic novels and browse a special display of books by the legendary Will Eisner at its Schulz Library. The Schulz librarians will [...]

In Progress: A Show by Students at The Center for Cartoon Studies

[ February 28, 2015 to April 29, 2015. ]

On Exhibit at The Howe Library Ledyard Gallery in Hanover, New Hampshire

Saturday, February 28 through Wednesday, April 29

Every year students travel from all over the world to the Upper Valley to learn about making comics and to hone their skills as artists. It is a grueling two-year M.F.A. and Certificate program, but by the time [...]

Visiting Artist: Jess Ruffilson

Jess Ruliffson is an illustrator and cartoonist residing in New York. She is currently working on a comic book based on interviews with veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. To see more work by Jess, visit:

Will Eisner Week:
March 1-7, 2015

[ March 5, 2015; ]

at The Center for Cartoon Studies
CCS Fellow Sophie Yanow
Thursday, March 5, 3-5pm
Location: The Center for Cartoon Studies, Post Office building, 46 South Main Street, White River Junction, Vermont. Free and open to the public.
In celebration of Will Eisner Week, Sophie Yanow, CCS fellow and cartoonist from Northern California whose work fluctuates between the [...]

Vermont SF Writer’s Series: Vermont Tales of Adventure!

[ February 27, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Geek Mountain State is pleased to announce the next installment of the Vermont SF Writer’s Series: Vermont Tales of Adventure!, which will take place on Friday, February 27th at The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Post Office Building in downtown White River Junction at 6pm. Authors included in this event are Joe Citro, Bruce Hesselbach, [...]

The Cartoonist Veteran Project: Cartoonists Picturing Veteran’s Stories

[ February 25, 2015; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]

Many veterans pass through this small New England village because it is home to The White River Junction VA Medical Center. White River Junction is also the headquarters of The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS), a world-renowned cartooning school. Until recently, these two very different institutions never crossed paths.

On Wednesday, February 25 from 6-8pm at [...]

CCS 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 Jo Knowles, Jo Dery, Maurice Vellekoop, Jess Ruffilson, Craig Fischer, CCS Alum Dan Archer, Jen Sorensen, George Pratt, Ellen Forney, Alison Baker, Tom Kaczynski, Chris Pitzer, CCS Alum Jen Vaughn, and Danielle Corcetto.

This Summer: Graphic Novel Workshop With Paul Karasik!

“Paul Karasik has a kind of intelligence combined with earnestness that comes from someplace deep not a recipe book. He is very, very, very intelligent.”
- Art Spiegelman
Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, “MAUS: A Survivor’s Tale”
Graphic Novel Workshop:
Session 1: August 3-7
Session II: August 10-14
Optional online extension!

Do you have the beginnings of a graphic novel but need some [...]

L’employé du Moi Angoulême Exhibit Featuring CCS Alum, Fellows, and Faculty

[ January 29, 2015 10:00 pm to February 1, 2015 10:00 pm. ]

January 29-February 1

L’employé  du Moi is a publishing company based in Brussels and active in the world of independent comics for 15 years. The museum Paper will devote this year’s exhibition space during the International Festival of Comics of Angoulême. On more than one hundred square meters you will discover the many facets of the publishing house: original boards , collective [...]

Midterm Senior Thesis Posters Exhibit

[ December 5, 2014; ]
Midterm Thesis Project Posters are on exhibit at The Center for Cartoon Studies in the Colodny Building Gallery, at 94 South Main Street in downtown White River Junction. The posters provide a Midterm synopsis of student projects, featuring artwork and details on the intended final project.
On display during White River Junction’s First Friday, December 5, [...]

Visiting Artist: Karl Stevens

Karl Stevens is a graphic novelist and painter. His first book, Guilty, was published in 2004 with a grant from the Xeric Foundation. He is also the author of Whatever (2008) and The Lodger (2010). His comic strips have appeared since 2005 in the alternative newsweekly the Boston Phoenix. Click here to read The Comics [...]

Portfolio Day at CCS

[ December 6, 2014; ]

An event for Prospective Students
Portfolio Day
Saturday, December 6, 2014
Bring your sketchbook!
Admissions Portfolio Reviews
Learn more about the program
Meet faculty and students
Tour the campus

Who should attend?
Prospective students, applicants, college students, high school seniors and graduates

Space is limited!
Click here to register online now!

46 South Main Street
The Center for Cartoon Studies
White River Junction, Vermont

(802) 295-3319

Visiting Artist: Dana Walrath

After years of using stories to teach medical students at University of Vermont’s College of Medicine, Dana Walrath spent last year as a Fulbright Scholar at American University of Armenia’s School of Public Health and at the Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Science of Armenia. She is currently working on a [...]

Saturday Cartoon Club: December 6

[ October 4, 2014; 10:00 am; November 1, 2014; 10:00 am; December 6, 2014; ]
Kids + Comics = YOWZA!
Are you at least nine years old? Do you like drawing comics? Do you have a few Saturdays free this spring? If your answers are yes, yes, and yes then come join The Center for Cartoon Studies’ Saturday Morning Cartooning Club! We’ll design characters, create stories, and learn a ton about [...]

Visiting Artist: Brendan Burford

Brendan Burford is the editor of King Features Syndicate, home to Popeye and Flash Gordon and Hagar the Horrible and Mutts, and many other wonderful comic strips. Brendan has had his own comics published in various magazines and anthologies, and he has independently published the work of many other cartoonists in his non-fiction comics anthology, Syncopated. After [...]

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