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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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[ April 27, 2017; 7:30 pm; ]
My Entire High School Sinking into the Sea
Hopkins Center for the Arts
April 27, 7:30pm
A visually unique animated comedy of teens trying to survive a “Poseidon Adventure”-style catastrophe. Discussion follows with director cartoonist Dash Shaw.
Purchase tickets here: hop.dartmouth.edu
Presented in collaboration with The Center for Cartoon Studies
Slate Book Review and The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) are proud to announce the winners of the fifth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize!
The winner for Best Print Comic is Eleanor Davis for Libby’s Dad (Retrofit and Big Planet Comics)
The winner for Best Web Comic is Christina Tran for “On Beauty,” a story about medical tourism […]
Paige Braddock’s long-running comic strip, Jane’s World, was the first gay-themed work to receive online distribution by a national media syndicate in the U.S. Braddock is also the creative director at Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates. She has illustrated several Peanuts children’s books and the Snoopy U.S. postage stamp, issued in April 2001, was designed […]
[ April 6, 2017; 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm. ]
Thursday, April 6
Appointment of Vermont Cartoonist Laureate
With the reading of a resolution on the Vermont State House floor, Alison Bechdel will be appointed Vermont Cartoonist Laureate. Assembly convenes at 1pm
Presentation of Laurels
with Cartoonist Laureate Alison Bechdel
Thursday, April 6, 4pm, at The Center for Cartoon Studies.
Montpelier, Vermont-Bolton, Vermont resident Alison Bechdel will become Vermont’s third cartoonist laureate […]
Alison Bechdel is an American cartoonist originally best known for the long-running comic strip Dykes to Watch Out For. She came to critical and commercial success in 2006 with her graphic memoir Fun Home, which was subsequently adapted as a musical which won a Tony Award for Best Musical in 2015. She has also edited […]
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 […]
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 […]
[ 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: willeisner.com
[ 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.
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 […]
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!
[ 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 […]
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