Category Archives: Visiting Artist

Senior Presentations: Class of 2017

Each year, the senior class gives presentations on their thesis projects at the end of the first semester. The class of 2016 presented theirs in December. Hedj is creating a comic about a Sullivan, a young frog whose magical powers go … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Jeremy Sorese

Jeremy Sorese is a cartoonist currently based out of Brooklyn, NYC, graduated with a BFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2010. Jeremy was accepted to the La Maison des Auteurs, a comics-specific residency program in Angouleme, … Continue reading

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School Discussion: Political Comics

Jeff Danzinger and David Macaulay came to gather all the students in a group discussion of what journalism is in comics. Jeff Danzinger has won the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. His most recent book, The Conscience of a … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: A. K. Summers

A. K. Summers is the creator of Pregnant Butch: Nine Long Months Spent in Drag. She also made the comic zine Negativa, and the animated shorts Topless Dickless Clueless and World Without Femmes. Summers was an entertaining speaker. She discussed why … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Rebecca Roher

Rebecca Roher is a Canadian cartoonist and illustrator who graduated from The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) in 2015. She recently returned as a visiting artist. One of the first comics Rebecca became well-known for was Mom Body. It is about, as … Continue reading

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Visiting Artists: Kerascoet

Kerascoet are a husband-and-wife artist team, Marie Pommepuy and Sébastien Cosset, from France. They are best known in the United States for their comics Beautiful Darkness (written by Fabien) and Beauty (written by Hubert). They work with a variety of writers, … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Spike Trotman

C. Spike Trotman is a cartoonist and owner of Iron Circus Comics. She is a Kickstarting pro, running eight Kickstarters since 2009. She started with the first volume of her web comic, Templar Arizona. Spike was animated and gregarious. And … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Marjane Satrapi

Marjane Satrapi is an Iranian-born French graphic novelist, cartoonist, illustrator, film director, and children’s book author. She created Persepolis, an autobiographical graphic novel about her childhood through early adult in Iran during and after the Islamic revolution. It was later adapted to an … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: K. L. Ricks

K. L. Ricks is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design and now lives in Massachusetts. She is best known for her horror comic “Country Darkness” on Hazlitt. Ricks was a fantastic, warm, and … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Jim Woodring

Jim Woodring is an epic cartoonist. He is best known for his wordless comics, Frank, named after the main character. Most recently, he published Fran (Fantagraphics, 2013), a Frank story, the sequel (and prequel?) to Congress of the Animals. All … Continue reading

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