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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: Meags Fitzgerald

Meags Fitzgerald is the creator of Photobooth and Long Red Hair. She hails from Canada. She started in fine art before making comics. Even now, she primarily considers herself an illustrator rather than a cartoonist. And she would call herself … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Hal Mayforth

Hal Mayforth is more of “an idea guy” than a narrative guy. He started his artistic career in music, which he continues to this day, but found that you needed other people too much. But he found fine art too … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Katie Skelly

Katie Skelly told a hard-hitting tale of smart work. She is the creator of Nurse Nurse and Operation Margerine and has more comics already in the works. She creates the Agent series for a sex-positive feminist group, which is now … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Glynnis Fawkes

Glynnis Fawkes is an archaeology cartoonist who was a visiting artist at The Center for Cartoon Studies in Fall 2015. In grad school, Glynnis decided to apply to archaeological digs because she could get credit for them and be in … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Noah Van Sciver

Noah van Sciver is the 2015-2016 fellow at The Center for Cartoon Studies. He was raised in a Mormon household that was full of comics: Ren and Stimpy, Ralph Smart, and Bone. His brother Ethan, another cartoonist working for The … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: Dylan Horrocks

In September, CCS was fortunate to have Dylan Horrocks come all the way from New Zealand to lecture. Dylan was equally excited to see CCS. If anywhere in the world is Hicksville, the fictional city his breakout graphic novel is … Continue reading

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Visiting Artist: David Sipress

For our first visiting artist of the 2015/2016 school year, we had the very kind and soft-spoken David Sipress. He has been a New Yorker cartoonist since 1998, but it took him 20 years of rejections to get in. One of … Continue reading

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Vet Portraits with George Pratt

James Sturm, co-founder of The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS), started engaging with the VA Hospital in White River Junction, VT over a year ago. This winter the two organizations hosted a number of events connecting veterans with cartoonists. Recently … Continue reading

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George Pratt Watercolor Demo

While George Pratt was in town as the visiting artist to The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS), he gave a watercolor demo of an interesting technique he learned from Burt Silverman. Silverman did the cover of Jethro Tull’s Aqualung album … Continue reading

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