Stories tagged Ed Koren

Ed Koren Appointed Cartoonist Laureate of Vermont

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The pen was passed and Vermont officially appointed the great Edward Koren as the state’s newest Cartoonist Laureate, taking over the reigns from Burlington’s James Kochalka.

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Visit The Schulz Library blog to see photographs of the event, along with fellow New Yorker cartoonists recognition for Ed, including a special audio speech by Harry Bliss.

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Edward Koren to be Appointed Vermont’s Second Cartoonist Laureate

February 27, 2014

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Thursday, February 27
3pm Public Lecture
at The Center for Cartoon Studies

46 South Main Street
in the Post Office building
White River Junction

The event is free
and open to the public.

Montpelier, Vermont—Brookfield, Vermont resident Edward Koren will become Vermont’s second cartoonist laureate on Thursday, February 27, 2014, when he will be recognized on the State House floor. Vermont is the only state that regularly appoints a cartoonist laureate.

Edward Koren has long been associated with the The New Yorker magazine, where he has published over 1,000 cartoons, as well as numerous covers and illustrations. David Remnick, The New Yorker’s editor, has this to say about Koren’s work: “The great imaginative artists, comic or seriocomic (what other kinds are there?), are great at least in part because they create a world: Baldwin’s Harlem, Faulkner’s hamlet, Chekhov’s dachas. Ed Koren not only created a world—the Koren worlds are both urban and Vermontian, but all Koren—he also created creatures, part human, part fantastical, to represent and give voice to all of our anxieties, joys, and craziness. Long live Ed Koren, his world and his creatures!”

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Burlington Book Festival and The Novel Graphic

September 20, 2013toSeptember 23, 2013

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September 20-23
Burlington, Vermont

Burlington, Vermont’s annual celebration of the written word featuring literary luminaries from around the world. Be sure to attend The Novel Graphic: An Exploration of the Link Between Image and the Written Word with special guest Chris Ware, New Yorker Cartoonist Ed Koren, Vermont Cartoonist Laureate James Kochalka, Cartoonist Barbara Slate, and The Center for Cartoon Studies cofounder James Sturm.

For more information, visit: burlingtonbookfestival.com

 

 

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New Yorker Cartoonist and Children’s Book Illustrator Ed Koren Talks About His Wild Scribble Career

The 4th Annual Bookstock, the Green Mountain Festival of Words, will take place on Friday, July 27, through Sunday,  July 29, 2012 in the beautiful village of Woodstock, Vermont.

Special Guest: Ed Koren 
One Thousand Cartoons and Counting: Passion, Neuroses and Silliness

Also, don’t miss David Berona‘s Reading Pictures: The Language of Wordless Books. Wordless books and woodcut novels, an old way of telling new stories and the growing importance of visual narrative.

For more information about Bookstock, visit: bookstockvt.org

Click here for more information on The Center for Cartoon Studies summer workshops and upcoming Master Class with Paul Karasik.

 

 

 

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New Yorker Cartoonist and Children’s Book Illustrator Ed Koren Talks About His Wild Scribble Career

July 27, 2012toJuly 28, 2012

The 4th Annual Bookstock, the Green Mountain Festival of Words, will take place on Friday, July 27, through Sunday,  July 29, 2012 in the beautiful village of Woodstock, Vermont.

Special Guest: Ed Koren 
One Thousand Cartoons and Counting: Passion, Neuroses and Silliness

Also, don’t miss David Berona‘s Reading Pictures: The Language of Wordless Books. Wordless books and woodcut novels, an old way of telling new stories and the growing importance of visual narrative.

For more information about Bookstock, visit: bookstockvt.org

 

ATTEND A WORKSHOP AT CCS!

The Center for Cartoon Studies Cartooning Studio workshop is being offered around the nearby Bookstock Festival weekend. Click here for more information and to register

 

 

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The Burlington Free Press Reports on “Edward Koren: The Capricious Line”

“These independent pieces, alongside many of the cartoons that Koren has published in The New Yorker, reflect the depth of his imagination and the piquancy of his observations about himself and those around him.”
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Seven Days Vermont on Cartoonist Ed Koren

Seven Days Pamela Polston interviews New Yorker fixture and proud Vermonter, cartoonist Edward Koren.

Read the complete story and to see special portraits made by fellow Vermont cartoonists Harry Bliss, James Kochalka, and James Sturm: 7dvt.com/2011edward-koren

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The Changing Face of Comics

November 10, 2009

Vermont Public Radio

VPR’s Jane Lindholm talks with James Sturm, the co-founder of the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction about the new testimonial graphic novel, the renaissance in cartooning, and the way his students are learning to tell complicated stories in visual form.  We also hear from New Yorker cartoonist and South Burlington resident Harry Bliss.

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