Stories tagged Ignatz Award

Next Up Visiting Artist: Nick Drnaso

Nick Drnaso has contributed to several comics anthologies, self-published a handful of comics, been nominated for three Ignatz Awards, and coedited the second and third issue of Linework, Columbia College’s annual comic anthology. His debut graphic novel, Beverly is a darkly funny portrait of suburban middle America centering on a group of gossipy teens. Previously, The Grassy Knoll, one of the chapters of Beverly, received two Ignatz Award nominations in 2014 and was mentioned as a “notable comic” in the Best American Comics 2014. Nick Drnaso is also the winner of the Cornish CCS Residency Fellowship for 2017.

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Will Eisner Week Lecture: Sophie Yonow

March 5, 2015


In celebration of Will Eisner Week, Sophie Yanow, CCS fellow and cartoonist from Northern California whose work fluctuates between the macro and the micro, will talk about her approach to nonfiction, autobiography, and poetry in comics making. In the fall of 2011 she moved to Montreal, Quebec where she joined the well regarded Colosse comics collective. In Situ, a collection of journal comics documenting her transition to Montreal, won wide acclaim in US and Canada. Her work has also frequently appeared online on Top Shelf Comix, Te Rumpus, the Nib, and many others. Her latest book, War of Streets and Houses published by Uncivilized Books, was nominated for an Ignatz Award for ‘Outstanding Graphic Novel’ in 2014.

Thursday, March 5, 3pm
At The Center for Cartoon Studies Post Office Building

Free and open to the public.

Special thanks to our reception sponsor Maple Street Catering and Big Fatty’s BBQ!



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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:

Image above is from Outstanding Artist Ignatz Nominee Sophie Goldstein’s House of Women.

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CCS Fellow: Blaise Larmee

CCS Fellow Blaise Larmee was born in New York, raised in Chicago, and was first published in the Colorado Springs Independent in 2006 while he was attending Colorado College. Larmee won a Xeric grant in 2009 for his debut album, Young Lions, and was subsequently nominated for a “Promising New Talent” Ignatz Award.

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