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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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[ May 2, 2014; ]
For the sixth year in a row, The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) has donated a full scholarship to the Vermont Department of Libraries so a Vermont teen can attend the Create Comics summer workshop.
Applications due May 2.
Create Comics is a ‘boot camp’ for cartoonists. The 5-day workshop packs in the essentials for producing your own comics. Through lectures, exercises, and group [...]
Sophie Yanow was born north of San Francisco. In 2011 she moved to Montreal, and with Colosse collective published In Situ, her acclaimed autobiographical comics series. She was an invited artist-researcher for the Canadian Center for Architecture’s “C for Condo” workshop, and participated in projects such as the the 48 Heures de la Bande Dessinée, the strike related online Manif [...]
White River Junction, Vermont — The Center for Cartoon Studies and Norwich Public Library present Passion, Politics and Panels!: Jeff Danziger in Conversation with Tom Tomorrow. This lively discussion of cartooning and politics is in conjunction with the release of Danziger’s new book from Fantagraphics Books, The Conscience of a Cartoonist, a searing account of [...]
White River Junction, Vermont — Since opening its doors in 2005, the Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) has been committed to exploring the artistic and literary potential of cartooning. Beginning in Fall 2014, CCS will offer a new MFA track in “Applied Cartooning,” exploring how comics can impact such diverse fields as health, business, public policy, and [...]
Industry Day is an annual event that introduces CCS students to top industry professionals including publishers, editors, designers and critics. Students attend a panel discussion followed by one-on-one reviews with the pros. This year’s line up includes: Andrew Arnold is a book designer for the children’s book company Roaring Brook Press. Holly Bemiss is an agent at the [...]
[ April 17, 2014; 7:30 pm; ]
The Center for Cartoon Studies
and Norwich Public Library present
The CONSCIENCE of
with TOM TOMORROW
Come celebrate the release of Danziger’s new book,
THE CONSCIENCE OF A CARTOONIST, a searing account of America in the aftermath of 9/11.
Thursday, April 17, 7:30pm
Norwich Congregational Church
15 Church Street
Free and open to the public.
JEFF DANZIGER is a political cartoonist [...]
Jimmy Gownley began writing and drawing comics at the age of fifteen. He is an advocate for kids’ comics, having co-founded the organization Kids Love Comics, which works to promote comic books and graphic novels as a valuable tool for literacy and education. He is known for his Amelia Rules book series, and his newest [...]
[ April 10, 2014; 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. ]
Alison Bechdel is the creator of the long-running self-syndicated comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. She came to critical success with her graphic memoirs Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic and Are You My Mother?: A Comic Drama. Bechdel edited Best American Comics 2011, and has drawn comics for Slate, McSweeney’s, Entertainment Weekly, The New York Times Book Review, and Granta. She is also a recipient of [...]
The Center for Cartoon Studies, a small MFA degree-granting college in White River Junction, VT, is seeking an operations manager to oversee administrative tasks and day-to-day operations. Duties will include bookkeeping and accounting, human resources, facilities, board relations, development, marketing and communications, and more. The ideal candidate will have prior administrative and bookkeeping experience and works independently and [...]
[ July 7, 2014 to July 11, 2014. ]
Create Comics is fantastic! I highly recommend it for anyone aspiring to become a cartoonist. -Michael, age 16, Burlington, Vermont
July 7-11, 2014
Create Comics Summer Workshop is a ‘boot camp’ for cartoonists. The 5-day workshop packs in the essentials for producing your own comics. For ages 16+
Through lectures, exercises, and group projects, students learn about story structure, [...]
Josh Neufeld is a cartoonist who works primarily in the field of nonfiction comics, specifically as a comics journalist. Josh is the writer/artist of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge, and the Xeric Award-winning graphic travelogue A Few Perfect Hours (and Other Stories from Southeast Asia & Central Europe). He [...]
The 10 graphic novels and 10 Web comics up for Slate’s second annual comics prize. Click here to see the nominees for best graphic novel and web comic of the year! The list includes ambitious work by lifetime masters of the medium and first comics by talented young artists.
[ February 27, 2014; ]
Thursday, February 27
3pm Public Lecture
at The Center for Cartoon Studies
46 South Main Street
in the Post Office building
White River Junction
The event is free
and open to the public.
Montpelier, Vermont—Brookfield, Vermont resident Edward Koren will become Vermont’s second cartoonist laureate on Thursday, February 27, 2014, when he will be recognized on the State House floor. Vermont is the [...]
Read Endless Run: Romance in a hail of bullets on Slate.com
Click here to see all 12 Panel Pitch stories published.
[ March 15, 2014; ]
An event for Prospective Students
Saturday, March 15, 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!
The Center for Cartoon Studies
White River Junction, Vermont