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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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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
1-4pm
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!

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

Questions?
(802) 295-3319
admissions@cartoonstudies.org

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 [...]

Visiting Artist: Peter Kuper

Peter Kuper’s illustrations and comics appear regularly in Time, Newsweek, The New York Times, and MAD, where he illustrates SPY vs. SPY every month. He has written and illustrated many books including Comics Trips, a journal of an eight-month trip through Africa and Southeast Asia. Other works include Stripped – An Unauthorized Autobiography, Mind’s Eye, The [...]

Faculty Stephen Bissette Comic Featured In World War I Tribute Anthology

Above the Dreamless Dead, edited by Chris Duffy, features a stunning  double-page ‘adaptation’ of a Rudyard Kipling poem by CCS faculty Steve Bissette. Above the Dreamless Dead is a moving and illuminating tribute to those who fought and died in World War I. Twenty poems are interpreted in comics form by twenty of today’s leading cartoonists, including [...]

The Next Installment of The Expeditioners Series Releases!

Pick up a copy of CCS faculty S. S. Taylor (Illustrated by alum Katherine Roy!) The Expeditioners and the Secret of King Triton’s Lair — the thrilling sequel to The Expeditioners and the Treasure of Drowned Man’s Canyon and the next installment in The Expeditioners series! Upcoming events:

10/13 Kepler’s Books in Menlo Park, CA. 6:30 pm
10/14 Book Passage in Corte Madera, CA. 7 pm
10/18 Bear Pond [...]

Visiting Artist: Tara McGowan

Tara McGowan has been fascinated by all forms of picture-storytelling, East and West, since childhood. As a visual artist, who has lived and studied in Japan for many years, she brings to her performances and residencies an intimate knowledge of the language and culture. Her programs bring Japan to life through story, song, and image, [...]

Alum Sophie Goldstein Wins Outstanding Mini-Comic Ignatz Award!

 
Congratulations! Outstanding Mini-Comic: House of Women, by CCS alum Sophie Goldstein.

Outstanding Anthology or Collection: QU33R, edited by Robert Kirby also features several CCS folks!
Click here to see a complete list of 2014 Ignatz nominees and award winners.

CCS Fall Visiting Artist Line Up

 
The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Fall Visiting Artist lineup is here!  Cartoonists and artists due to visit the school this semester include Warren Bernard, Harry Bliss, Farel Dalrymple, Tom Gammill, Kevin Huizenga, Peter Kuper, Mell Lazarus, Tara McGowan, Ilan Manouach, John Porcellino, Karl Stevens, and Dana Walrath.
Kicking off the fall Visiting Artist session:
Farel Dalrymple is an [...]

CCS Book Proposal Contest Winner Is Josh Rosen!

The winning project for the The Center for Cartoon Studies Book Proposal Contest goes to alum Josh Rosen! The contest was open to alum of The Center for Cartoon Studies. Josh’s graphic novel proposal, The Secret Adventures of Felix Pinn, will be represented to trade book publishers by Judith Hansen, a literary agent who represents such [...]

CCS Alum and Fellows Nominated for SPX Ignatz Awards

The Center for Cartoon Studies Alum (Sophie Goldstein, Luke Howard, Dane Martin) and incoming Fellow Sophie Yanow are nominees for this year’s Ignatz Awards!  Alums Annie Murphy, Jose-Luis Olivares, Sasha Steinberg & recent Fellow Nicole Georges contributed to the nominated QU33R anthology!
Click here to see the complete list of 2014 Small Press Expo Ignatz Nominees.

Small Press Expo will [...]

This Summer! Graphic Novel Workshop with Cartoonist and Scholar 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”
Do you have the beginnings of a graphic novel but need some help getting it off the ground? Is your cartooning stuck [...]

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