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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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Dakota McFadzean ’12 wins Doug Wright Award!

The best in Canadian comics and graphic novels were recognized May 14 at the 2016 Doug Wright Awards for Canadian Cartooning in Toronto, including The Center for Cartoon Studies alum Dakota McFadzean for Don’t Get Eaten By Anything, Patrick Kyle, and Michael Deforge.
Congratulations also to alum Rebecca Roher ’15 who was nominated for Mom Body!
The Doug Wright Awards is a feature event of […]

Rebecca Roher ’16 Nominated for Doug Wright Award!

Alum Rebecca Roher was nominated for the 2016 Doug Wright Spotlight Award (a.k.a. “The Nipper”) for Mom Body (The Nib). She debuted her first graphic novel Bird in a Cage with Conundrum Press, which is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary this year! You can check out more of Rebecca’s work at rebeccaroher.com

MFA International Students

The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) is approved by U.S. Student and Exchange Visitor Program to enroll international students in our Master of Fine Arts program. CCS has conducted workshops and participated in events around the globe, including Portugal, Italy, Canada, and Bahrain to name a few, and has hosted cartoonists-in-training from Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Australia, Brazil, […]

Summer 2016! Graphic Novel Workshop With Paul Karasik

[ August 1, 2016 to August 5, 2016. August 8, 2016 to August 12, 2016. ]

“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 I: August 1-5
Session II: August 8-12
Optional online extension available!

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

How To Survive in the North Thesis Project by Luke Healy to release in May with Nobrow!

Congratulations to recent The Center for Cartoon Studies graduate Luke Healy for How to Survive in the North, his thesis project while attending CCS, will be published with Nobrow! His graphic novel weaves together the true life historical expeditions of Ada Blackjack and Robert Bartlett with a contemporary fictional story in a unique and visual narrative journey that shows the strength […]

CARTOONIST VETERAN PROJECT: RELEASE OF WHEN I RETURNED

Download a digital copy of the When I Returned, a comic book featuring stories by local veterans drawn by The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) students and alumni. Edited and designed by James Lunt ’16 and Kelly Swann ’16 with a cover by Noah Van Sciver (CCS Fellow, 2015-16 ).
When I Returned is a Cartoonist and Veteran Project […]

Summer Workshop Registration is Open!

CREATE COMICS

Session I: June 20-24
Session II: July 11-15

CARTOONING STUDIO

June 27-July 1

GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP

Session I: August 1-5
Session II: August 8-12
Optional Online Extension:
August 15 – October 7

Space is limited.

This Year’s Commencement Speaker: Nate Powell

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT: On Friday, May 6, The Center for Cartoon Studies will hold its 10th commencement ceremony. This year’s speaker is New York Times best-selling cartoonist Nate Powell, whose work includes March, a graphic novel autobiography of Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis; a graphic adaptation of Rick Riordan’s novel The Lost […]

Announcing the Winners of the 2016 Cartoonist Studio Prize

 

 
Congratulations to our two winners, who each receive $1,000 and, of course, eternal glory, and join our previous winners: Richard McGuire and Winston Rowntree; Taiyo Matsumoto and Emily Carroll; and Noelle Stevenson and Chris Ware.

The winner of the Best Print Comic prize is Carol Tyler for her momentous Soldier’s Heart: The Campaign to Understand My […]

The Center for Cartoon Studies presents LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION by Alec Longstreth

Here’s a new comic about the journey of moving to Vermont to make and teach comics, by The Center for Cartoon Studies faculty and 2008-09 fellow Alec Longstreth. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION debuted at The Society of Illustrators Ten Years of Fellowship at The Center for Cartoon Studies exhibit opening and was a feature comic at MoCCA […]

New Hampshire Public Radio on NHPR on The Cartoonists Veteran Project

CCS student Kelly Swann’s field sketch of Kevin Willey
NHPR on The Cartoonists Veteran Project: A Powerful Account of a Veteran
Listen to New Hampshire Public Radio on The Center for Cartoon Studies collaboration with the VA Medical Center. This past year students and faculty from The Center for Cartooning Studies (CCS) invited veterans and their families to learn about […]

CCS Spring Eisner Lecture: Sarah Glidden

[ April 14, 2016; 5:00 pm; ]
The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS), the Leslie Center for the Humanities and the Jewish Studies Program at Dartmouth College, and the Will and Ann Eisner Family Foundation present
From Israel to Iraq:
Combing Memoir and Journalism in Comics
A Lecture by Cartoonist Sarah Glidden
Thursday, April 14, 5pm
Free and open to the public.
Location:
Dartmouth College
Kemeny 008

Cartoonist Veteran Project: Release of When I Returned

[ April 21, 2016; 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm. ]

Please join cartoonists and veterans for the release of When I Returned, a comic book featuring stories by local veterans drawn by The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) students and alumni. Edited and designed by James Lunt ’16 and Kelly Swann ’16 with a cover by Noah Van Sciver (CCS Fellow, 2015-16 ).

Thursday April 21, noon-1:30

Free and open to the public.

White […]

Society of Illustrators Exhibit: The Center for Cartoon Studies, Ten Years of Fellowship

Art by Connor Willumsen
 
On exhibit until April 30
The Society of Illustrators
128 East 63rd Street
New York, NY
The Center for Cartoon Studies Fellows will also be attending the MoCCA Arts Festival, held on April 2 – 3 at Metropolitan West in NYC.
Over the last ten years, CCS Fellows have produced some of the most moving, provocative, and groundbreaking work in […]

Visiting Artist: John Martz

John Martz is an Ignatz winning illustrator, cartoonist, and designer living in Toronto, Ontario. He is the author of A Cat Named Tim and Other Stories (Koyama Press, 2014), Destination X (Nobrow, 2013), and the online comic strip Machine Gum. Martz also illustrated Dear Flyary by Dianne Young (Kids Can Press, 2011), Who’s on First? […]

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