CCS Book Sale Friday, December 1, 5:30-8pm!
|November 19, 2017|
|5:30 pm||to||7:00 pm|
The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) is hosting a special First Friday holiday book sale at our Post Office Building, 46 South Main Street, in White River Junction on Friday, December 1, 5:30-8pm. A slew of graphic novels, children’s books, art books, biographies, and more!
This event is free and open to the public.
Tags: Book Sale, CCS, First Friday, White River Junction
Apply Now for The Center for Cartoon Studies MFA Program this Fall
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
- Summer Workshops
Click here learn more about our programs.
Tags: Cartoon Studies, Cartooning, cartoonist, CCS, MFA, Sequential Art, Study Comics, Vermont, White River Junction
Downtown and Historic Preservation Conference in White River Junction
The State of Vermont Department of Housing and Community Development presents the Downtown and Historic Preservation Conference on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction. The conference will highlight White River Junction’s revitalization. The conference will include panels on zoning, new construction, housing, arts and culture, and preservation. For more information and to register, visit: accd.vermont.gov
Poster illustration by Dan Nott ’18.
Tags: Barrette Center for the Arts, Community Development, Dan Nott, Historic Preservation, Housing and Community Development, Joe Minicozzi, Vermont, White River Junction
Summer 2016! Graphic Novel Workshop With Paul Karasik
|August 1, 2016||to||August 5, 2016|
|August 8, 2016||to||August 12, 2016|
“Paul Karasik has a kind of intelligence combined with earnestness that comes from someplace deep not a recipe book. He is very, very, very intelligent.”
– Art Spiegelman
Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist, “MAUS: A Survivor’s Tale”
Graphic Novel Workshop:
Session I: August 1-5
Session II: August 8-12
Optional online extension available!
Do you have the beginnings of a graphic novel but need some help getting it off the ground? Is your cartooning stuck in a rut, ready to move up to another level?
Put everything else aside and only work on your comics for a week in White River Junction, Vermont. Workshop instructor Paul Karasik is a cartoonist (The New Yorker, City of Glass), a comics scholar (I Shall Destroy All The Civilized Planets, How To Read Nancy), and a renowned teacher who really knows how to take good cartoonists and make them better.
“If you ever had any interest in taking a comics class, I recommend THIS ONE. Paul is probably one of the most insightful and all around influential and amazing teachers I’ve ever had…I give this class ten thumbs up, if I only had thumbs for each finger.” – Heather Benjamin, Cartoonist
Tags: Cartoon, City of Glass, Comic Workshop, Comics, Graphic Novel, New Yorker, Paul Karasik, Sequential Art, Summer Camp, Vermont, visual narrative, White River Junction
New Hampshire Public Radio on NHPR on The Cartoonists Veteran Project
CCS student Kelly Swann’s
field sketch of Kevin Willey
NHPR on The Cartoonists Veteran Project: A Powerful Account of a Veteran
Listen to New Hampshire Public Radio on The Center for Cartoon Studies collaboration with the VA Medical Center. This past year students and faculty from The Center for Cartooning Studies (CCS) invited veterans and their families to learn about cartooning and share their stories with the intention of turning those stories into comics.
The cartoonist veteran project is funded in part with support from The National Endowment for the Arts.
Tags: Applied Cartooning, Cartoon Studies, Cartoonist Veteran Project, NAEA, New Hampshire Public Radio, NHPR, PTSD, VA Medical Center, White River Junction
Save The Date: CCS Block Party May 7, 2016!
|May 7, 2016|
|11:00 am||to||3:00 pm|
Drawing by Brandon Elston ’09
Come celebrate The Center for Cartoon Studies 2016 Commencement followed the next day by The 10-Year Anniversary Block Party!
Party open to the public.
Location: Historic Downtown White River Junction, Vermont
Friday, May 6
Saturday, May 7, 11am-2pm
TEN YEARS IN THE MAKING!
Save the date! Stay tuned for more information!
Tags: CCS Block Party, Comics, MFA, The Center for Cartoon Studies, White River Junction
The Center for Cartoon Studies Post Office Building
CCS Campus Building Spotlight:
Historic Post Office
Located in the heart of White River Junction’s historic downtown, the old post office (built in 1934) is a Colonial Revival style design, brick masonry construction and a cut granite block foundation.
Click here to see photos from the 2012 renovation.
Drawing by alumni
Tags: Campus, Cartoon Studies, CCS, Historic Registrar, Old Post Office, Vermont, White River Junction
The 2015 Diploma by Jason
Each year The Center for Cartoon Studies commissions a cartoonist to create a one-of-a-kind diploma for our graduating class. This year, award winning cartoonist Jason, created this stunning masterpiece.
Tags: Cartoon Studies, CCS Dipoloma, Fantagraphics, Jason, MFA, Vermont, White River Junction
|June 15, 2015||to||June 19, 2015|
|July 20, 2015||to||July 24, 2015|
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.
Tags: Cartoon Studies, cartoonist, Comics, create comics, Study Comics, Summer Workshop, Vermont, White River Junction
CCS Summer Workshops! Register Now!
Graphic Novel Workshop:
August 3-7 FULL!
August 10-14 FULL!
Request a spot on the wait list
Cartoon Club Summer Session:
July 6-10 • July 13-17
Tags: Cartoon Camps, Cartoon Studies, Cartooning School, Cartooning Studio, Comic School, create comics, Graphic Novel Workshop, Sequential Workshop, Vermont, visual storytelling, White River Junction