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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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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.
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, […]
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 […]
[ March 4, 2017; 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. ]
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 […]
[ 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 […]
[ 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:
MFA and CERTIFICATES
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, […]
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, […]
[ 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
Click here to R.S.V.P. here. Space is limited.
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 […]
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!
[ January 31, 2017; ]
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 […]
[ February 4, 2017; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. March 4, 2017; 10:00 am; April 1, 2017; 10:00 am; ]
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