Stories tagged Dan Archer

At the Junction of Words and Pictures: The Tenth Anniversary of The Center for Cartoon Studies

January 27, 2016 7:00 pmtoFebruary 9, 2016 8:00 pm

ivan_brunetti_diploma_art

Guest curator and Professor of English, Craig Fischer as assembled an impressive The Center for Cartoon Studies ten year exhibit currently on exhibit at the Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University in North Carolina. 

Presentation by James Sturm
January 27, 2016, 7pm

At the Junction of Words & Pictures: The Tenth Anniversary of The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) exhibit will feature work by CCS faculty and co-founder James Sturm, Stephen R. Bissette and Jason Lutes as well as by CCS Fellows Chris Wright (2008-09), Julie Delporte (2011-12), Connor Willumsen (2012-13) and Sophie Yanow (2014-15). Also included are examples of art by CCS graduates Dan Archer ’08, Charles Forsman ’08, Colleen Frakes ’07, Sophie Goldstein ’13, Luke Howard ’13, Joseph Lambert ’08, Melissa Mendes ’10 and cartoonists who have collaborated with the school on various book projects. 

Read the rest of this entry »

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Alum Dan Archer Keynote Speaker at Digital Media Festival

October 16, 2015

danarcherpic

The Center for Cartoon Studies alum Dan Archer ’08 to speak on transmedia storytelling at the Woodstock Digital Media Festival, Friday October 16.

Dan Archer is a graphic journalist who uses comics and immersive storytelling to report on human rights issues in situations where video or photographic equipment is inappropriate or, at worst, traumatic for those involved.

Archer is a graduate of The Center for Cartoon Studies, was a 2014-2015 RJI Fellow and a 2011 Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford University, where he also taught nonfiction graphic novel writing from 2008 to 2014. His current work explores the crossover of interactive comics with transmedia storytelling and virtual reality.   Archer’s work has been published by the BBC, CBC, Vice magazine, Fusion, San Francisco Public Press, American Public Media, Truthout and PBS.

Read more about Dan’s work and the Woodstock Digital Media Festival in Seven Days!

http://goo.gl/4B6PHC

Tags: , , , , , , , ,


Visiting Artist: CCS Alum Dan Archer

DanArcher_ComicsJournalism

Dan Archer creates non-fictional, journalistic comics to offer a new perspective on US foreign and domestic policy and give voice to stories that wouldn’t otherwise be heard. His journalistic pieces have been published by the Huffington Post, Alternet, The Guardian UK, Presente, Operamundi (Brazil), Expressbuzz (India) and Independent World Report. He was recently awarded the John S. Knight Fellowship for Professional Journalists at Stanford University and received his MFA in cartooning from The Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont and co-teaches the Stanford Graphic Novel Project through the Creative Writing Program.

Tags: , , , , ,


CCS Spring Visiting Artist Line Up!

marblesbyellenforney

The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Spring Visiting Artist lineup is here!  Cartoonists and artists due to visit the school this semester include Jo Knowles, Jo Dery, Maurice Vellekoop, Jess Ruffilson, Craig Fischer, CCS Alum Dan Archer, Jen Sorensen, George Pratt, Ellen Forney, Allison Baker, Tom Kaczynski, Chris Pitzer, CCS Alum Jen Vaughn, and Danielle Corsetto.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,


Cartoon Studies Alumni Dan Archer to Speak at Woodstock Digital Media Festival

Telling [True] Stories Session
Woodstock Digital Media Festival 2012

Saturday, June 23, 11am

The ʺTelling [TRUE] stories strand of Festival programming brings some of the most innovative leaders of non-fiction narrative forms and platforms to Woodstock where they will share their work and explore the emerging possibilities of the form. For more information, visit: woodstockdigital.com

Visit Dan Archer’s site: archcomix.com

Tags: , , , ,


Cartoon Studies Alumni Dan Archer to Speak at Woodstock Digital Media Festival

June 23, 2012

Telling [True] Stories Session
Woodstock Digital Media Festival 2012

Saturday, June 23, 11am

The ʺTelling [TRUE] stories strand of Festival programming brings some of the most innovative leaders of non-fiction narrative forms and platforms to Woodstock where they will share their work and explore the emerging possibilities of the form. For more information, visit: woodstockdigital.com

Visit Dan Archer’s site: archcomix.com

Tags: , , ,


Dan Archer and Stanford Students Create Collaborative Comics

Virunga is the product of the Graphic Novel Project, a class at Stanford University.  Graduate and undergraduate students collaborated to research, write and draw the story of a young artist growing up in Africa’s oldest national park.  Dan Archer (CCS ’09) art directed the project.  Learn more on the Schulz Library Blog and read the complete comic online.

Tags: , , , ,


Twitter