Congratulations to RuPaul’s Drag Race Winner Alum Sasha Velour!
The Center for Cartoon Studies alum Sasha Velour ′13 is America’s Next Drag Superstar! Velour designs her own merchandise and products and is the creative force behind Velour: The Drag Magazine. Her illustration and comics have been published in QU33R, Posture, Cicada, InkBRICK, Suspect Device, and Comics Workbook Magazine.
NPR’s Danny Nett talks with Sasha about drag history and advancing an art form. Click here to read: ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Winner Sasha Velour Cut From A Different Fabric
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CCS Spring Eisner Lecture: Ellen Forney
Cartoonist Ellen Forney is the author of NYT bestseller Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me, and the 2012 “Genius Award” winner in Literature from Seattle’s The Stranger. She collaborated with Sherman Alexie on the National Book Award-winning novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, created the Eisner-nominated comic books I Love Led Zeppelin and Monkey Food, and has taught comics at Cornish College of the Arts since 2002.
Click here for a link to a recent NPR interview with Forney.
Thursday, April 9, 4:30pm
Free and open to the public.
Presented by The Center for Cartoon Studies, The Leslie Center for Humanities at Dartmouth College and The Center for Cartoon Studies. Sponsored by the Will and Ann Eisner Foundation.
Tags: Applied Cartooning, Cartoon Art, Cartoon School, Cartoon Studies, Center for Cartoon Studies, Comics, Dartmouth College, Ellen Forney, Marbles, Monkey Food, NPR, Spring Eisner Lecture, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Vermont
The Cartoonist Studio Prize
The Cartoonist prize will award two categories, one for Graphic Novel of the Year and the other for Web Comic of the Year. Click here for more information.
Tags: Cartoon Studies, Cartooning, cartoonist, Comic, Graphic Novel, NPR, Prize, Slate Book Review, Web Comic
State of the Re:Union visits White River Junction
Many small towns have lost their economic engines. This one re-invented itself. How did White River Junction do it?
A collaboration in cartoons and sound by State of the Re:Union production intern Katrina Roi and The Center for Cartoon Studies student Sophie Goldstein.
Visit stateofthereunion.com to watch the special collaboration in cartoons and sound project with The Center for Cartoon Studies, and to listen to Vermont: The Small Town State segment.
Tags: Cartoon Studies, David Briggs, David Ford, James Sturm, Katrina Roi, Matt Bucy, Matt Dunne, Michelle Ollie, NPR, Sophie Goldstein, State of the Re:Union, Vermont, White River Junction