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Apply Now for The Center for Cartoon Studies MFA Program this Fall

The Center for Cartoon Studies, MFA, Certificates, Studio

The Center for
Cartoon Studies (CCS)

Students travel from across the U.S. and around the world
to study comics at CCS in a diverse and vibrant community in Vermont.

  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree
    w/low Residency Option
  • Two-Year and One-Year
    Certificate Program
  • Summer Workshops

Click here learn more about our programs.

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2017 Summer Workshop Line Up!

July 31, 2017toAugust 12, 2017

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NEXT UP SUMMER WORKSHOPS!:

GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP
with Paul Karasik

July 31-August 4
or August 7-11

Optional Online Extension 

GRAPHIC NOVEL WORKSHOP
with Jo Knowles
and Tillie Walden

The Young Adult Genre
July 31-August 4 

GRAPHIC MEMOIR WORKSHOP
with Melanie Gillman

August 7-11

Eventbrite - The Center for Cartoon Studies 2017 Workshops

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Open House & Portfolio Day

March 4, 2017
1:00 pm

Saturday, March 4, 1pm

Bring your portfolio or sketchbook for an admissions review.
Learn more about the program and courses offered at CCS while touring the campus and meeting with faculty and students!

This event is ideal for prospective students!

Learn about CCS programs: 
MFA and CERTIFICATES
with a LOW RESIDENCY 2nd Year Option

Eventbrite - THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES SPRING OPEN HOUSE AND PORTFOLIO DAY

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BEAM CCS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM!

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It is a great time to study comics!  All around the United States at colleges and universities, graphic novel reading courses have popped up in English departments and a few comics making classes are even being offered in some art departments. Student-run comics clubs abound! As part of The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Academic Outreach program, we want to connect with these classes and clubs and offer our comics expertise, while also identifying students who are passionate about comics and might be a good fit for the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) and certificate program at CCS after their undergraduate program is complete.

For college and university-level classes (or clubs) we offer many free 30 minute Skype or Google Hangout video sessions. This can be a short lecture on a variety of cartooning topics, a Q&A session with CCS faculty member (all of whom are practicing cartoonists) or even a short demonstration.

For more details, click here.

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Open House and Portfolio Day at CCS!

November 12, 2016
1:00 pmto3:00 pm

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Open House and Portfolio Day at CCS!

Saturday, November 12

1pm – 4pm

Bring your portfolio or sketchbook for an admissions review.  
Learn more about the program and courses offered at CCS while touring the campus and meeting with faculty and students! 
This event is ideal for prospective students!

Learn about CCS programs:
MFA and CERTIFICATES

& LOW RESIDENCY 2nd Year Option

Browse THE SCHULZ LIBRARY! 
 See current student projects, 
recent alumni publications, and faculty work.

R.S.V.P. SPACE IS LIMITED!

Who Should Attend?
 Prospective students, applicants, college students,
high school seniors and graduates, family and friends welcome!

Location: The Center for Cartoon Studies-Post Office building, 46 South Main Street, 
White River Junction, Vermont
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Eventbrite - THE CENTER FOR CARTOON STUDIES FALL OPEN HOUSE AND PORTFOLIO DAY

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MFA International Students

Study Comics in Vermont

The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) is approved by U.S. Student and Exchange Visitor Program to enroll international students in our Master of Fine Arts program. CCS has conducted workshops and participated in events around the globe, including Portugal, Italy, Canada, and Bahrain to name a few, and has hosted cartoonists-in-training from Canada, UK, Ireland, France, Belgium, Australia, Brazil, and Indonesia. This year students are attending CCS from Colombia, Malaysia, India, Canada!

To learn more about the MFA program and to apply to CCS, click here.

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Will Eisner Week: March 1-7, 2016

March 2, 2016
7:00 pmto8:00 pm

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The Modern Real and Surreal: Writers and Artists on Our Age
Wednesday, March 2, 7pm

Comics and Graphic Novel reading and talk by James Sturm, cartoonist and co-founder, The Center for Cartoon Studies, student Tillie Walden (I Love This Part), and James Lawson (Paleo: Tales of the Late Cretaceous).

Location: Forbes Library, 20 West St., Northampton MA

Free and open to the public.

Will Eisner (1917-2005) was America’s most influential comic artist, an artist who changed comic books, created comic strips, and is recognized at the “Father of the Graphic Novel.”

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Join CCS For a Graphic Novel Reading and Talk in Northampton at The Forbes Library

March 2, 2016
7:00 pm

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The Modern Real and Surreal: Writers and Artists on Our Age
Wednesday, March 2, 7pm

Comics and Graphic Novel reading and talk with James Sturm (Market Day), cartoonist and co-founder of The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS), CCS student Tillie Walden ’16 (I Love This Part), and James Lawson (Paleo: Tales of the Late Cretaceous).

Location: Forbes Library, Northampton MA
Free and open to the public.

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The Center for Cartoon Studies Presents Q & A
With Tillie Walden ’16

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Click here to download our 2015 Annual Appeal Comic by The Center for Cartoon Student Tillie Walden ’16.

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Summer Workshop:
Create Comics

June 15, 2015toJune 19, 2015
July 20, 2015toJuly 24, 2015

Summer Workshops at Cartoon Studies

Session II: July 20-24

This 5-day workshop packs in the essentials for producing your own comics. Through lectures, exercises, and group projects, students learn about story structure, page composition, pacing, materials and techniques, character design, environmental drawing, and production. Students collaborate on a comic anthology that they self-publish during the workshop. Create Comics is for both beginner and advanced students age 16 and over.

Eventbrite - The Center for Cartoon Studies 2015 Summer Workshops

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