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Next Up Visiting Artist: Richie Pope

"The Hidden Radicalism of Southern Food" for The New York Times by Richie Pope

“The Hidden Radicalism of Southern Food” for The New York Times by Richie Pope

Richie Pope is an illustrator and cartoonist currently living in Dallas, Texas. Pope has worked with publications such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Atlantic, Google, Scientific American, TIME, Nautlius, Tor Books/Tor.com, and The Washington Post. Pope has been recognized by both the Society of Illustrators and Spectrum.

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11th Commencement Ceremony with Speaker Paul Karasik

May 13, 2017

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, VERMONT: This year’s Center for Cartoon Studies Commencement speaker is the critically acclaimed cartoonist and educator Paul Karasik. In addition to being a regular contributor to The New Yorker, Karasik is the co-creator of the graphic novel adaptation of Paul Auster’s City of Glass (with David Mazzucchelli), named by The Comics Journal as one of the “Best Comics of the 20th Century.”

The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) Commencement Ceremony takes place on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at the Barrette Center for the Arts at Northern Stage.

Paul Karasik’s book, The Ride Together, a Memoir of Autism in the Family, (written with his sister, Judy) was chosen by the Autism Society of America as the “Best Literary Work of the Year.” He has edited two books collecting the complete works of cartoonist Fletcher Hanks. The first volume, I Shall Destroy All the Civilized Planets, received an Eisner Award in 2008.

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Cartoonist Residency Now Accepting Applications

Cornish-CCS-Logo-art2The Cornish CCS Residency is a month-long residency designed to create a focused and inspiring environment for a cartoonist in order to create exceptional work. Cornish (NH) is located 16 miles from The Center for Cartoon Studies (VT) in rural New Hampshire. Dates, deadlines, and application information can be found here.

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The Center for Cartoon Studies Begins Its Second Decade with a Splash!!

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The 2016-2017 CCS Fellow is Argentine cartoonist Liniers.

Ricardo Liniers Siri is best known as the creator of the popular Latin American comic strip Macanudo. American audiences have been introduced to Liniers through his New Yorker covers and children’s books that include The Big Wet Balloon and Written and Drawn by Henrietta. Liniers remarks, “It´s an amazing adventure to get to go to Vermont, meet all kinds of cartoonists and draw till I drop. Well…my kind of adventure!”

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Sophie Yanow joins CCS’s faculty. 

Sophie Yanow was the 2014-15 CCS Fellow. “I’m happy to continue to be a part of the CCS community, and excited to be given a role where I will do my best to encourage and facilitate knowledge sharing and artistic growth among the ever amazing CCS students,” says Yanow.

CCS’s first Applied Cartooning Fellow is Reverend Kurt Shaffert. 

Rev. Shaffert has served as a chaplain with the VA Connecticut Healthcare System since 2008 and as a lecturer in pastoral care at the Yale Divinity School since 2007.  He presented at the recent Graphic Medicine Conference on Process Cartooning (Graphic Narrative Medicine) as a Clinical Intervention.

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Summer 2016! Graphic Novel Workshop With Paul Karasik

August 1, 2016toAugust 5, 2016
August 8, 2016toAugust 12, 2016

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“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!

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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 YorkerCity of Glass), a comics scholar (I Shall Destroy All The Civilized PlanetsHow 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

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Next Up: R. Sikoryak and Kriota Willberg

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R. Sikoryak is best known for his collection Masterpiece Comics.  He was formerly an associate editor and contributor to RAW, the groundbreaking 1980s comic
anthology. He’s drawn for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, The Onion, Nickelodeon, The New Yorker, and other media titans.  Sikoryak is also known for his “Carousel” series of multimedia comics slideshows, featuring cartoonists like Lauren Weinstein, Michael Kupperman, Jason Little, and himself, which have been presented in various venues in the United States and Canada.

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Kriota Willberg writes, draws, needlepoints, and performs about body-oriented sciences. She teaches anatomy, pathology, drawing, and massage in a variety of colleges and studios around the country. Her blog, The Cinematologist examines medical themes through the lens of Hollywood films. Willberg/Dura Mater dance and film projects include the feature film, The Bentfootes and the short Sunscreen Serenade. Kriota has studied stage combat and worked as a researcher for a Hollywood screenwriter.

 

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Next Up CCS Visiting Artist: David Sipress

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David Sipress is a regular contributor to the Boston Phoenix Newspaper. He was first published in The New Yorker in 1998 and was their first daily cartoonist during the 2012 Presidential Election. Sipress’ work has also appeared in Time, Parade, Playboy, Funny Times, The Washington Post, Harper’s, Gastronimica, and Shambhala Sun.

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Visiting Artist: Maurice Vellekoop

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Maurice Vellekoop is the author/illustrator of 4 books of his own work with Drawn and Quarterly, Green Candy Press and Koyama Press. His work has been shown numerous times at the Reactor Gallery in Toronto, in group shows overseas: at the Mayor gallery in London and in a traveling show called “New Pop” that stopped at the Palazzo Fortuny in Venice. Most recently, in the summer of 2014, Maurice had his first solo European show at Twenty Twenty Two in Manchester, England.

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Graphic Novel Workshop with Paul Karasik

August 4, 2014toAugust 8, 2014
August 11, 2014toAugust 15, 2014

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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 YorkerCity of Glass), a comics scholar (I Shall Destroy All The Civilized PlanetsHow To Read Nancy), and a renown teacher who really knows how to take good cartoonists and make them better.

Summer 2014
Graphic Novel Workshop dates:

Session I: August 4-8
Session II: August 11-15

Optional online extension:
August 18 – October 10

Click here for more information and to register!

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Ed Koren Appointed Cartoonist Laureate of Vermont

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The pen was passed and Vermont officially appointed the great Edward Koren as the state’s newest Cartoonist Laureate, taking over the reigns from Burlington’s James Kochalka.

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Visit The Schulz Library blog to see photographs of the event, along with fellow New Yorker cartoonists recognition for Ed, including a special audio speech by Harry Bliss.

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