CCS graduates to exhibit and present at MICE expo in Cambridge
MICE, the Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo, is coming up on October 19 and 20 in Cambridge, MA. A perennial favorite, MICE is showcase space for artists and writers in the greater-Boston area working in the field of comics. The show is free and open to the public of all ages. And you can find lots of CCS grads and instructors tabling and in various workshops throughout the weekend.
Jarad Greene ’17 just sold his first graphic novel, Scullion! So a big congratulations on your graphic novel debut, Jarad. He is the administrative and development coordinator at The Center for Cartoon Studies. In 2017, he was selected to represent CCS on the judging panel for the Cartoonist Studio Prize, which selected Eleanor Davis for Libby’s Dad (Retrofit and Big Planet Comics) and Christina Tran for “On Beauty.” His mini-comic Memories of a Former Porcelain Doll won a 2017 MICE mini-grant. He recently did the following interview with Angela Boyle ′16.
Shelli Paroline escaped early on into the world of cartoons and science fiction, and from there launched into creating comics. She and her husband Braden Lamb form an Eisner Award-winning art team, collaborating on such series as the Adventure Time comics. they have also illustrated The Midas Flesh (Boom! Box) and Making Scents (First Second).
The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo is October 21-22
PORTFOLIO REVIEWS11am-1pm with KL Ricks!
Join us again this year atMICEand find heaps of CCS students, fellows, faculty, and alumni Robyn-Brooke Smith, Allie Kleber, Jarad Greene, Anna Sellheim, and CCS current fellow Kevin Czap! Too many to count.KL Ricksis back in the saddle giving portfolio reviews– get one at MICE to have your 2018 application fee waived!
The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo will take place October 21 – 22, 2017, at University Hall, 1815 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA. It is free and open to the public. MICE is for anyone who wants to discover new comics, learn more about the medium of comics, or is interested in making their own. Sunday is Kids Day, featuring workshops for the young cartoonist. For details, visit: micexpo.org
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.
Meet Cartoon Studies Staff, Faculty, and Students at The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo
September 29, 2012
This year’s special guest at MICE is The Center for Cartoon Studies thesis advisor and recent visiting faculty, R. Sikoryak. His work has been published in legendary alternative comic “RAW,” the New Yorker magazine, and in his collection Masterpiece Comics.
Visit The Center for Cartoon Studies table to learn about our graduate MFA program, certificates, and workshops.