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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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Next Up: Industry Day

In addition to our weekly Visiting Artist Seminar, a special Industry Day event is scheduled every spring. Professionals from the comics industry descend on White River Junction and The Center for Cartoon Studies. The entire day is set aside for the event with guests take part in a panel where the state of the comics […]

Alum Spotlight: Lucy Knisley

Lucy Knisley graduated from The Center for Cartoon Studies in 2009. Since then she has created multiple graphic novels, with more already on the way. She gave me (Angela Boyle ’15) a brief interview.
Who was your advisor and why did you choose them?
Lynda Barry! I love her. I chose her for a number of reasons: First […]

2017 is The Will Eisner Centennial Year!

[ March 1, 2017 to March 7, 2017. ]

Help us celebrate Will Eisner Week, March 1-7! Read a comic or graphic novel! Pick one up your local library, bookstore, comic shop! To learn about Will Eisner, a champion o the graphic novel, visit:

Milwaukee Portfolio Day

[ March 12, 2017; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Sunday, March 12th, 6-8pm

Attend a talk by Cartoonist Alec Longstreth on his self-published long running PHASE 7 comic
Learn about The Center for Cartoon Studies MFA, Certificates, and Workshops.
Bring your sketchbook! Portfolio Reviews!
Enjoy Roast Coffee Company Coffee is on us!!

Roast Coffee Company
2132 E. Locust Street
Milwaukee, WI

Click here to R.S.V.P. here. Space is limited.

Visiting Artist: Ken Fisher

Ruben Bolling is a pseudonym for Ken Fisher, the author of Tom the Dancing Bug. His pieces demonstrate concern about the power of large corporations and satires about the way government has been corrupted by money, and, particularly since 9/11, Bolling’s concerns of war.

Next Up Visiting Artist: Rebecca Mock

Rebecca Mock is a freelance illustrator, comic book artist and animator. Her past clients include The New Yorker, The New York Times, Time, BBC Radio, Nautilus, Medium, Reader’s Digest, Fullbright, HBO, and Jet Blue. Mock illustrated her first graphic novel, Compass South, written by Hope Larson, was published through FSG in 2016. Mock specializes in atmospheric, […]

The Ladybroad Ledger: A new comics newspaper featuring female creators from Vermont

Stephanie Zuppo (’15) and Rachel Lindsay are the driving force behind The Ladybroad Ledger, a free comics newspaper featuring female comics creators from Vermont. The first issue of the newspaper (12 pages) is now being distributed at schools, libraries, and businesses throughout Vermont. Their plan is to put out an issue twice a year. This […]

Take The Center for Cartoon Studies ONE-WEEK CARTOONING WORKOUT

Need a refresher regimen to get you back into a creative groove?  Whether you are interested in graphic memoir, comics journalism, or fantasy genres, this seven-day email course is designed to help build your cartooning muscles. Click here to sign up!

Lively Lettering! A calligraphy and lettering workshop.

[ March 4, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
Lively Lettering!
By Laura Di Piazza

Saturday, March 4
at The Center for Cartoon Studies

In this one-day energetic and fun-filled calligraphy and lettering workshop we will explore contemporary letterforms with ruling pens, broad-edge and pointed pen nibs. During the first portion of the workshop, we’ll focus on creating irregular, raw and splatter-filled letters that can be reminiscent of Ralph […]

“Story Lines” Cartoon Exhibit At The Chandler Center for the Arts Gallery

[ February 11, 2017; 11:00 am; ]

Central Vermont has been home to a vibrant cartoon culture that will be the focus of “Story Lines” an exhibit through March 11, 2017. The exhibit will focus on works from the extensive archives of The Center for Cartoon Studies that just marked its 10th anniversary. There will also be additional work exhibited by Ed […]

Open House & Portfolio Day

[ March 4, 2017; 1:00 pm; ]

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: 
with a LOW RESIDENCY 2nd Year Option

Read The Center for Cartoon Studies presents Q & A by Tillie Walden ’16, a comic about coming out as a cartoonist.


[ February 8, 2017 11:00 am to May 22, 2017 11:00 am. ]

On display through May 22
Clark University at the Higgins Lounge at Dana Commons

The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) cofounder James Sturm has curated an exhibit for Clark Universities Higgins School for Humanities as part of their “What’s so funny?” series of public lectures, community conversation and exhibits on humor. Featuring comics by Scott Bateman, Cara Bean, Marek Bennett, […]

Next Up Visiting Artist: Nick Drnaso

Nick Drnaso has contributed to several comics anthologies, self-published a handful of comics, been nominated for three Ignatz Awards, and coedited the second and third issue of Linework, Columbia College’s annual comic anthology. His debut graphic novel, Beverly is a darkly funny portrait of suburban middle America centering on a group of gossipy teens. Previously, […]

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 […]

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