Stories tagged Beth Hetland

Alum Spotlight: teaching in higher education

Because The Center for Cartoon Studies offers an MFA to those students who already have a bachelor’s degree (you might be surprised how many of those are Bachelor’s of Science), graduates pursue higher education including teaching at Stanford University, California College of the Arts, and the Animation Workshop,

Stephanie Zuppo ’15 (Belchville) is teaching at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.  In the Division of Communication and Creative Media, their classes have included digital painting. They originally got their BFA in Illustration and Design at Moore College of Art and Design. They also teach a wide variety of workshops at Generator Makerspace in Burlington, including bookbinding and teen cartooning. Stephanie’s main comics project right now is running Ladybroad Ledger, which just started a Patreon for subscriptions out of state. Stephanie also is the founder of Conosaurus.

Champlain College faculty/staff interior headshots/portraits, August 17th, 2017

Cole Closser ’13 (Black Rat) is teaching at Missouri State University in the Art and Design Department, where he also received his BFA. His classes include Graphic Narrative, Introduction to Computer Graphic Design, and Illustration.

Cole Closser, teaching portrait at Missouri State University

 

Beth Hetland ’11 (Half Asleep) teaches at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC). Her classes range across departments, in the Writing Program,

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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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CCS at MICE Expo in Cambridge

September 28, 2013toSeptember 29, 2013

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September 28-29
Cambridge, MA

With special guest The Center for Cartoon Studies graduate Lucy Knisley

Faculty, alumni and students also participating in several other programs and panels including R. Sikoryak’s special edition of his long running comics/performance series, and Making Mini-Comics! with Jon Chad.

Alum exhibiting: Carl Antonowicz, Matt Aucoin, Jon Chad, Lena Chandhok, Dog City Press, Holly Foltz, Sophie Goldstein, Beth Hetland, Allie Kleber, Lucy Knisley, Jeff Lok, Mia Onorato, Paul Swartz.

For more information, visit: micexpo.org

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CCS at CAKE 2013

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The second annual Chicago Alternative Comics Expo (CAKE) will take place this weekend, June 15th and 16th. Folks in the area, stop by and see CCS alums Beth Hetland, Josh Kramer, Luke Howard, Laurel Lynn Leake, April Malig, Sasha Steinberg, Melanie Gillman, Dakota McFadzean, Penina Gal, Betsey Swardlick and more!

For a look at some alumni work debuting at CAKE, click “more.”

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CAKE Chicago: Special Guest Alum Lucy Knisley

June 16, 2012toJune 17, 2012

Chicago Alternative Comics Expo [CAKE]
June 16 & 17

CAKE Special Guest, CCS alum Lucy Knisley! Visit Lucy’s site to read her webcomic, Stop Paying Attention, and to buy comics:  LucyKnisley.com


Also, debuting at CAKE: Island Brat 2, by CCS Alum Colleen Frakes. Island Brat is about living on McNeil Island, home to America’s last island prison, accessible only by air or sea. Visit Colleen’s site: tragicrelief.com

CCS students and alum exhibiting, include: Sophie GoldsteinSasha SteinbergSean FordChuck ForsmanColleen FrakesPenina GalBeth HetlandLucy KnisleyJosh KramerMelissa MendesAnnie MurphyBetsey Swardlick.

CCS fellows Blaise Larmee and Gabby Schulz will also be exhibiting!


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Summer Workshop on Production and Design

July 30 – August 3, 2012

Cartooning Studio: Production and Design is an all-new CCS summer workshop which will teach students the basics of digital comics and publication production and design.

For more information and to register… 

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Summer Workshop Line Up

Click here to
register online
for a Summer Workshop today!

NEW! CHILDREN’S BOOKS
with Scott C. and DB Johnson
June 25-29

CREATE COMICS
with Aaron Renier
July 16-20

CARTOONING STUDIO
July 23-27

EXTENDED STUDIO OPTION
July 30-August 1

NEW! MASTER CLASS
IN COMICS NARRATIVE

with Paul Karasik
August 20-24

For more information and to register…

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Summer Workshop Line Up

Click here to
register online
for a Summer Workshop today!

NEW! CHILDREN’S BOOKS
with Scott C. and DB Johnson
June 25-29

CREATE COMICS
with Aaron Renier
July 16-20

CARTOONING STUDIOJuly 23-27

NEW! CARTOONING STUDIO:
PRODUCTION & DESIGN

July 30-August 3

EXTENDED STUDIO OPTION
August 6-8

NEW! MASTER CLASS
IN COMICS NARRATIVE

with Paul Karasik
August 20-24

For more information and to register…

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CCS Alum Beth Hetland Talks About Teaching Comics

Read the Schulz Blog interview with CCS ’11 alum Beth Hetland, comics professor at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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