6th Annual Studio Prize
The Slate Book Review and The Center for Cartoon Studies are proud to announce the sixth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize!
Each year the Cartoonist Studio Prize is awarded to two cartoonists whose work exemplifies excellence in cartooning. It aspires to celebrate the best work in the medium. Both established creators and new voices are encouraged to submit. (Last year’s winners: Eleanor Davis and Christina Tran.) The creators of two exceptional comics will be awarded $1,000 each. Winners will be selected by Slate’s Jacob Brogan, the faculty and students of The Center for Cartoon Studies (represented by Kevin Czap), and this year’s guest judge: Andrew Farago of San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum.
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Tillie Walden ’16 is a Special Guest at Small Press Expo 2017
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An incredible line up of SPX special guests is slated for 2017! Including recent The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) recent graduate Tillie Walden ’16. SPX takes place September 16 & 17, in Bethesda, Maryland. For more information, and to buy tickets, visit: smallpressexpo.com
Tillie Walden won two Ignatz Awards at SPX in 2016, a few months after graduating from CCS.
Winning in both categories Tillie was nominated for: Outstanding Artist & Promising New Talent! The Outstanding Artist category reflects, in the Jurors’ opinion, the best execution of graphic skill by an individual within the comic medium. Click here to read all about it.
Spinning is anticipated to be a bestseller in 2017! BookExpo named its finalists for its Editors’ Buzz program, which highlights titles in three categories expected to resonate with readers in 2017. In the past, selected nine books that proved to be bestsellers, according to BookExpo. The program has, in the past, selected nine books that proved to be bestsellers, according to BookExpo.
Spinning will release this September with First Second Books. Preorder a copy.
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CCS Diplomas across the Years
Every year, The Center for Cartoon Studies gets a different artist to draw the certificate for their graduates. The artist is kept a secret until the actual graduation ceremony when it is unveiled with the honorary degree is given to that year’s graduation speaker. Diploma drawing above by Eleanor Davis.
Chu holding diploma by Jason.
And you can see them all on CCS’s Flickr!
2016 diploma by Liniers
Post by Angela Boyle.
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Announcing the Winners of the Fifth Cartoonist Studio Prize
Slate Book Review and The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) are proud to announce the winners of the fifth annual Cartoonist Studio Prize!
The winner for Best Print Comic is Eleanor Davis for Libby’s Dad (Retrofit and Big Planet Comics)
The winner for Best Web Comic is Christina Tran for “On Beauty,” a story about medical tourism in South Korea.
The winners were selected by Slate’s Jacob Brogan; the faculty and students at The Center for Cartoon Studies, represented by Jarad Greene; and this year’s guest judge, Karen Green, curator for comics and cartoons at Columbia University’s Rare Books and Manuscripts Library.
See the incredible short list of comics on Slate.com!
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Eleanor Davis Wins Society of Illustrators Award for CCS Diploma
The 2012 Center for Cartoon Studies diploma, drawn by Eleanor Davis, will be on display at the Museum of American Illustration as part of the Illustrators 55 exhibit from January 4th to January 26th.
For more information about the exhibit, visit: http://societyillustrators.org/
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