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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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Next Up Visiting Artist: Summer Pierre

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 […]

Fall 2017 Female Scholarship

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! 

Next Up Visiting Artist:
Jeremy Sorese

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!

Open House & Portfolio Day

[ March 4, 2017; ]

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

The Fifth Annual Cartoonist Studio Prize

[ 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 […]

Winter Saturday Cartoon Club at CCS!

[ February 4, 2017; 10:00 am to 11:30 am. March 4, 2017; 10:00 am; April 1, 2017; 10:00 am; ]

Register online now for the entire winter session for $100!

Cornish CCS Residency Awarded to Nick Drnaso

Nick Drnaso has been selected as the winner of the Cornish CCS Residency. Nick is a Chicago-based cartoonist whose debut graphic novel, Beverly, was published earlier this year by Drawn and Quarterly. Nick will be working on his next book during his residency.

Take The Center for Cartoon Studies ONE-WEEK CARTOONING WORKOUT

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!

BEAM CCS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM!

It is a great time to study comics!  All around the United States at colleges and universities, graphic novel reading courses have popped up in English departments and a few comics making classes are even being offered in some art departments. Student-run comics clubs abound! As part of The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Academic […]

Alum Luke Healy’s How to Survive in the North Makes Publishers Weekly 5 Best Graphic Novels of 2016 List!

The Center for Cartoon Studies alum Luke Healy ‘s 14 HOW TO SURVIVE IN THE NORTH makes Publishers Weekly  Best Graphic Novels 2016  top 5 list!  PW’s list includes CCS recent commencement speaker Nate Powell’s, March: Book Three by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate. Also on the list is The Art of Charlie Chan Hock Chye […]

Three The Center for Cartoon Studies alumni and past fellow have made the Best American Comics of 2016: Notable Comics list!

Best American Comics 2016 CCS Notables
TILLIE WALDEN ’16, The End of Summer 
MELISSA MENDES ’10, The Weight #1-3 
 DW ’12, Mountebank, Pages 1-26, Irene 5 
 BLAISE LARMEE, (CCS Fellow ’11-’12) 3 Books

Visiting Artist: Kerascoët

Kerascoët is the shared nom-de-plume of illustrators, comics and animation artists Marie Pommepuy and Sébastien Cosset (Named after a village in Brittany,France). The pair met while attending the Olivier de Serres art school in Paris. In the early 2000s, their interest in the bande dessinée would bring them close to the likes of Joann Sfar and […]

CELEBRATING 10 YEARS WITH A $10,000 SCHOLARSHIP

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!
 

Next Up Visiting Artist: Spike Trotman

Spike Trotman was born on November 18, 1978, which is, as she has pointed out before, the very same day cult leader Jim Jones poisoned 900 people in Jonestown, Guyana. She has been boldly challenging conventions since then and has gone from being a feisty Maryland Calvin and Hobbes enthusiast to one of the most […]

Open House and Portfolio Day at CCS!

[ November 12, 2016; 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. ]

Open House and Portfolio Day at CCS!

Saturday, November 12

1pm – 4pm

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

& LOW RESIDENCY 2nd Year Option

Browse […]

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