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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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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 [...]

Saturday Cartoon Club

[ October 4, 2014; 10:00 am; November 1, 2014; 10:00 am; December 6, 2014; 10:00 am; ]
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 [...]

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 [...]

Create Comics Workshop, July 7-11

[ July 7, 2014 to July 11, 2014. ]

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, page composition, pacing, materials and techniques, character design, environmental drawing, and production. Students collaborate on a comic anthology [...]

This Year’s Commencement Speaker: Kazu Kibuishi

The Center for Cartoon Studies is proud to name Kazu Kibuishi as the 2014 Commencement Speaker! Kibuishi is a graphic novelist best known being the creator and editor of the comic anthology Flight and the ongoing bestselling Amulet series with Scholastic. He is also the illustrator of the Harry Potter book covers. 
Click here to see photos from the Commencement Ceremony!

Comics & Medicine Conference: From Private Lives to Public Health

[ June 26, 2014 to June 28, 2014. ]
The Center for Cartoon Studies co-founder James Sturm will be speaking at the upcoming Comics & Medicine Conference: From Private Lives to Public Health. Sturm will present on Applied Cartooning: The Cartoonist Veteran Sessions and deliver a workshop on strategies and exercises for using comics in a therapeutic setting. For a complete conference schedule, click here.

The conference takes [...]

Recent CCS Fellow Julie Delporte Everywhere Antennas Book Releases

The latest from Julie Delporte (CCS Fellow 2011-12):
 Everywhere Antennas is a poetic novel about self-doubt and technological fatigue, done in Delporte’s ethereal style that pairs a few spare words with flowing pencil crayon illustrations.

CCS Donates Scholarship to Vermont Department of Libraries

[ 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. 

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 projects, students [...]

CCS Fellow 2014-15: Sophie Yanow

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 [...]

The Conscience of a Cartoonist: Jeff Danziger in Conversation with Tom Tomorrow

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 [...]

The Center for Cartoon Studies Introduces New Master of Fine Arts Track

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 [...]

CCS Industry Day

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 [...]

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