At the Junction of Words and Pictures: The Tenth Anniversary of The Center for Cartoon Studies
|January 27, 2016 7:00 pm||to||February 9, 2016 8:00 pm|
Guest curator and Professor of English, Craig Fischer as assembled an impressive The Center for Cartoon Studies ten year exhibit currently on exhibit at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University in North Carolina.
Presentation by James Sturm
January 27, 2016, 7pm
At the Junction of Words & Pictures: The Tenth Anniversary of The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) exhibit will feature work by CCS faculty and co-founder James Sturm, Stephen R. Bissette and Jason Lutes as well as by CCS Fellows Chris Wright (2008-09), Julie Delporte (2011-12), Connor Willumsen (2012-13) and Sophie Yanow (2014-15). Also included are examples of art by CCS graduates Dan Archer ’08, Charles Forsman ’08, Colleen Frakes ’07, Sophie Goldstein ’13, Luke Howard ’13, Joseph Lambert ’08, Melissa Mendes ’10 and cartoonists who have collaborated with the school on various book projects.
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Tags: Charles Forsman, Colleen Frakes, Connor Willumsen, Craig Fischer, Dan Archer, James Sturm, Jason Lutes, Joseph Lambert, Julie Delporte, Luke Howard, Melissa Mendes, Michelle Ollie, Sophie Goldstein, Sophie Yanow, Stephen R. Bissette, Steve Bissette, Tenth Celebration, Torching Center
CCS Alum and Fellows Nominated for SPX Ignatz Awards
The Center for Cartoon Studies Alum (Sophie Goldstein, Luke Howard, Dane Martin) and incoming Fellow Sophie Yanow are nominees for this year’s Ignatz Awards! Alums Annie Murphy, Jose-Luis Olivares, Sasha Steinberg & recent Fellow Nicole Georges contributed to the nominated QU33R anthology!
Click here to see the complete list of 2014 Small Press Expo Ignatz Nominees.
Small Press Expo will take place September 13-14, 2014, at the North Bethesda Marriott Convention Center in Washington. Attendees vote for the award during the convention on September 13; the Ignatz ceremony, which is open to the public, is held that evening. For more information about SPX, visit: spxpo.com
Image above is from Outstanding Artist Ignatz Nominee Sophie Goldstein’s House of Women.
Tags: Annie Murphy, Dane Martin, Ignatz Award, Jose-Luis Olivares, Luke Howard, Nicole Georges, QU33R, Sahs Steinberg, Small Press Expo, Sophie Goldstein, Sophie Yanow, SPX
CCS Alum Featured In The Best American Comics
Alum Joe Lambert and Sophie Goldstein make the Best American Comics 2013 book!
The Best American Comics showcases the work of both established and up-and-coming cartoonists. The 2013 Editor is Jeff Smith—CCS commencement speaker, creator of the comic Bone. Cover drawing by Kate Beaton.
Notable Comics from CCS also listed in the book:
Jon Chad, Bikeman
Charles Forsman, TEOTFW, Parts 1-7
Luke Howard, All Coons Look Alike to Me: The Life of Ernest Hogan, Father of Ragtime
Jason Lutes, Berlin No. 18
Dakota McFadzean, Unkindness
Gabby Schulz, Sick, Gabby’s Playhouse
Laura Terry, Overboard
Andy Warner, The Man Who Build Beirut
The Cartoon Crier, a collaborative project between The Center for Cartoon Studies and National Cartoonist Society
The Best American Comics 2013 releases October 8th.
Click here to pre-order a copy!
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CCS at CAKE 2013
The second annual Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) will take place this weekend, June 15th and 16th. Folks in the area, stop by and see CCS alums Beth Hetland, Josh Kramer, Luke Howard, Laurel Lynn Leake, April Malig, Sasha Steinberg, Melanie Gillman, Dakota McFadzean, Penina Gal, Betsey Swardlick and more!
For a look at some alumni work debuting at CAKE, click “more.”
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Tags: April Malig, Beth Hetland, Betsey Swardlick, CAKE 2013, CCS Alumni, Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, Dakota McFadzean, Josh Kramer, Laurel Lynn Leake, Luke Howard, Melanie Gillman, Penina Gal, Sasha Steinberg