Alum Tillie Walden ’16 Sweeps The Ignatz Awards!!
Recent alum, Tillie Walden ’16, won two Ignatz Awards! Winning in both categories she was nominated for: Outstanding Artist & Promising New Talent! The Outstanding Artist category reflects, in the Jurors’ opinion, the best execution of graphic skill by an individual within the comic medium. The award ceremony is held annually at the Small Press Expo in Bethesda MD.
Congratulations to Tillie and all of the amazing nominees and award winners. Nominees included recent alums Melanie Gillman for Outstanding Comic (As The Crow Flies) and Luke Healy for Outstanding Minicomic (The Unofficial Cuckoo’s Nest).
Tags: Cartoon Studies, CCS Alum, Ignatz, SPX, Tillie Walden
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 THE SCHULZ LIBRARY!
See current student projects,
recent alumni publications, and faculty work.
R.S.V.P. SPACE IS LIMITED!
Who Should Attend?
Prospective students, applicants, college students,
high school seniors and graduates, family and friends welcome!
Location: The Center for Cartoon Studies-Post Office building, 46 South Main Street,
White River Junction, Vermont
Tags: Applied Cartooning, Apply to CCS, Cartoon Studies, cartoonist, CCS, Master of Fine Arts, MFA in Comics, Portfolio, Portfolio Day, Study Comics, Vermont
Cartoonist Residency Now Accepting Applications
The Cornish CCS Residency is a month-long residency designed to create a focused and inspiring environment for a cartoonist in order to create exceptional work. Cornish (NH) is located 16 miles from The Center for Cartoon Studies (VT) in rural New Hampshire. Dates, deadlines, and application information can be found here.
Read all about it here:
Tags: Cartoon Studies, Cornish Residency, Harry Bliss, J.D. Salinger, New Yorker, Residency
The Center for Cartoon Studies presents LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION by Alec Longstreth
Here’s a new comic about the journey of moving to Vermont to make and teach comics, by The Center for Cartoon Studies faculty and 2008-09 fellow Alec Longstreth. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION debuted at The Society of Illustrators Ten Years of Fellowship at The Center for Cartoon Studies exhibit opening and was a feature comic at MoCCA Fest 2016. Read The Center for Cartoon Studies presents LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION comic online, here!
Tags: Alec Longstreth, Cartoon Studies, Cartooning, cartoonist, CCS, Comics, Fellowship, Location, MoCCA, Self-publishing, Society of Illustrators, Vermont
Apply Now for The Center for Cartoon Studies MFA Program this Fall
The Center for
Cartoon Studies (CCS)
Students travel from across the U.S. and around the world
to study comics at CCS in a diverse and vibrant community in Vermont.
- Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree
w/low Residency Option
- Two-Year and One-Year
- Summer Workshops
Click here learn more about our programs.
Tags: Cartoon Studies, Cartooning, cartoonist, CCS, MFA, Sequential Art, Study Comics, Vermont, White River Junction
CARTOONIST VETERAN PROJECT: RELEASE OF WHEN I RETURNED
Download a digital copy of the When I Returned, a comic book featuring stories by local veterans drawn by The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) students and alumni. Edited and designed by James Lunt ’16 and Kelly Swann ’16 with a cover by Noah Van Sciver (CCS Fellow, 2015-16 ).
When I Returned is a Cartoonist and Veteran Project made in collaboration with The Center for Cartoon Studies and The VA Medical Center in White River Junction, Vermont.
The Cartoonist Veteran Project is funded in part with support from The National Endowment for the Arts.
You can download When I Returned here.
Vermont weekly Seven Days article about the book release here
A New Hampshire Public Radio piece about the project can be heard here.
Tags: Applied Cartooning, Cartoon Studies, Cartoonist Veteran Project, James Lunt, Kelly Swan, Noah Van Sciver
How To Survive in the North Thesis Project by Luke Healy to release in May with Nobrow!
Congratulations to recent The Center for Cartoon Studies graduate Luke Healy for How to Survive in the North, his thesis project while attending CCS, will be published with Nobrow! His graphic novel weaves together the true life historical expeditions of Ada Blackjack and Robert Bartlett with a contemporary fictional story in a unique and visual narrative journey that shows the strength it takes to survive in even the harshest conditions – whether that be struggling for survival in the Arctic in the 1900s or surviving a mid-life crisis in the present day. Pre-order your copy today: nobrow.net
Tags: Cartoon Studies, cartoonist, CCS Alumni, Graphic Novel, Luke Healey, Nobrow
Summer Workshop Registration is Open!
- Session I: June 20-24
- Session II: July 11-15
GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP
- Session I: August 1-5
- Session II: August 8-12
- Optional Online Extension:
August 15 – October 7
Space is limited.
Tags: Cartoon Studies, Cartoon Studio, Comic Camp, create comics, drawing, Graphic Novel Workshop, Graphic Novelist, Illustration, Narrative Storytelling, Sequential Art, Summer Workshops
CREATE COMICS Summer Workshop packs in the essentials for producing your own comics
|June 20, 2016||to||June 24, 2016|
|July 11, 2016||to||July 15, 2016|
Register now for
Session II: July 11-15
A 5-day workshop that packs in the essentials for producing your own comics. Students learn about story structure, page composition, pacing, materials and techniques, character design, environmental drawing, and production and collaborate on a comic anthology that they self-publish during the workshop. Create Comics is for both beginner and advanced students age 16 and over!
Tags: Cartoon Studies, CCS, Comic Workshop, create comics, Make Comics, Self-publishing, Summer Camp, Vermont
New Hampshire Public Radio on NHPR on The Cartoonists Veteran Project
CCS student Kelly Swann’s
field sketch of Kevin Willey
NHPR on The Cartoonists Veteran Project: A Powerful Account of a Veteran
Listen to New Hampshire Public Radio on The Center for Cartoon Studies collaboration with the VA Medical Center. This past year students and faculty from The Center for Cartooning Studies (CCS) invited veterans and their families to learn about cartooning and share their stories with the intention of turning those stories into comics.
The cartoonist veteran project is funded in part with support from The National Endowment for the Arts.
Tags: Applied Cartooning, Cartoon Studies, Cartoonist Veteran Project, NAEA, New Hampshire Public Radio, NHPR, PTSD, VA Medical Center, White River Junction