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CCS Alum and Fellows Nominated for SPX Ignatz Awards

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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.

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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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Nicole Georges: CCS Fellow 2013-2014

For she’s a jolly good Fellow! Joining us in WRJ next semester is Portland, Oregon zinester, illustrator, and pet portrait artist Nicole Georges.

Nicole has been publishing her own zines and autobiographical comics for over fourteen years, the most recent of which Invincible Summer, has been collected into an anthology and released as two volumes (from Tugboat Press and Microcosm Publishing).

Ms. Georges has toured the country with Sister Spit, The Next Generation, and was voted “Miss Specs Appeal 2006” by the zine Hey Four Eyes! In her spare time, Nicole teaches Self Publishing and Autobiographical Comic workshops to children and seniors independently and through Young Audiences.

Nicole latest graphic novel, Calling Dr. Laura, was released January 2013 by Mariner Books.

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Seniors & Zinesters: Tell It Like It Tiz!

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Since October 2006, Marc Parker and 2013 CCS Fellow Nicole Georges have been facilitating a weekly zine workshop at the Marie Smith Center, a day center for functionally or cognitively-impaired seniors in Portland, OR. In collaboration with the clients at the MSC, they’ve produced three issues of Tell It Like It Tiz, blending storytelling and art therapy to give the participants a home for their stories. With all three issues out of print, the next step is to compile them, plus over sixty pages of new material into one beautiful book. Lend your support to the project by visiting their Kickstarter site.

More photos and videos from the Tell It Like It Tiz project here!

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