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Spring Portfolio Day at CCS

March 21, 2015

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Portfolio Day
Saturday, March 21, 1pm

An event for Prospective Students

1-4pm
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!

Location:
46 South Main Street
The Center for Cartoon Studies
White River Junction, Vermont

Questions?

(802) 295-3319
admissions@cartoonstudies.org

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Saturday Cartoon Club Winter Session

February 7, 2015
March 7, 2015

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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 cartooning!

Next Saturday Morning Cartoon Club:

February 7
March 7
April 4
May 2

Time: 10-11:30am

For more information and to register online:

Eventbrite - Saturday Morning Cartoon Club

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Third Annual Cartoonist Studio Prize

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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 Book Review editor Dan Kois,  the faculty and students of The Center for Cartoon Studies, and a distinguished guest judge. This year’s guest judge will be Paul Karasik, co-creator (with David Mazzucchelli) of the graphic novelization of Paul Auster’s “City of Glass”. Submission forms and entry details can be found here: cartoonstudies.org/studioprize

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HOW TO GUIDEBOOK by The Center for Cartoon Studies

Click here to read or download How To Draw Comics, A Guidebook to The Center for Cartoon Studies.

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Saturday Cartoon Club: December 6

October 4, 2014
10:00 am
November 1, 2014
10:00 am
December 6, 2014

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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 cartooning!

Next Saturday Morning Cartoon Club:

December 6

Time: 10-11:30am

For more information and to register online:

Eventbrite - Saturday Morning Cartoon Club

 

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Visiting Artist: Tara McGowan

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Tara McGowan has been fascinated by all forms of picture-storytelling, East and West, since childhood. As a visual artist, who has lived and studied in Japan for many years, she brings to her performances and residencies an intimate knowledge of the language and culture. Her programs bring Japan to life through story, song, and image, and the artwork and artifacts she creates help students visualize the objects and landscape of everyday life. Tara graduated from the University of Pennsylvania’s Language and Literacy in Education division of the Graduate School of Education in 2012. She is revising her dissertation into a book that examines student performances of original kamishibai stories. Her earlier book on teaching kamishibai  storytelling in the classroom, published by Teacher Ideas Press, an imprint of Libraries Unlimited, released in 2010.

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Alum Sophie Goldstein Wins Outstanding Mini-Comic Ignatz Award!

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Congratulations! Outstanding Mini-Comic: House of Women, by CCS alum Sophie Goldstein.

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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.

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Visiting Artist: John Porcellino

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John Porcellino has been writing, drawing, and publishing comics and graphic novels for over thirty years. His celebrated self-published series King-Cat Comics, first published in 1989, has inspired a generation of cartoonists. Diary of a Mosquito Abatement Man, a collection of King-Cat stories about Porcellino’s experiences as a pest control worker, won an Ignatz Award in 2005, and Perfect Example, first published in 2000, chronicles his struggles with depression as a teenager. Porcellino’s work has been translated into French, German, Spanish, Swedish, Italian, and Korean.  His latest creation, The Hospital Suite, will be debuting at SPX this fall. 

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CCS Fall Visiting Artist Line Up

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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 American artist and alternative comics creator. He is best known for his award-winning comics series Pop Gun War. Pop Gun War was a Xeric Grant recipient and won a gold medal from The Society of Illustrators. He is currently working on a Pop Gun War  follow up (Pop Gun War : Chain Letter), drawing his Eisner nominated web comic, It Will All Hurt for studygroupcomics, and illustrating The Earfarmer, a science fiction love story for Dark Horse Presents with writer Chris Stevens. Farel Dalrymple‘s brand new book is an original 304-page water-colored comic book/graphic novel, The Wrenchies, from First Second Books.

 

 

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SEVEN DAYS: The Cartoon Issue

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Vermont’s SEVEN DAYS Annual Cartoon Issue

Featuring cartoons by graduates of CCS: Melanie Gillman, Eleri Mai Harris, Luke Healy, Josh Lees, Dakota McFadzean, Aaron Shrewsbury, and Andy Warner! Contributors also include recent CCS fellow Nicole Georges, faculty Jon Chad, Tom Azarian, Alison Bechdel, Jason Cooley, Glynnis Fawkes, Ghostshrimp, Theo Ellsworth, Kaz, James Kochalka, Vermont Cartoonist Laureate Ed Koren, John Kovaleski, Rachel Lindsay, Matt Morris, and Tim Newcomb.

Pick up a print copy today!  Click here to read the Digital Edition!

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