With The Society of Illustrators as co-presenters, MoCCA’s Arts Festival returns for 2013 with its traditional mix of special guests and events. Among those in the festival whose work has appeared in The New Yorker are Jules Feiffer, Peter Kuper, the illustrator Arnold Roth and cover artist Peter de Seve. The event is this coming Saturday and Sunday (April 6th & 7th at the 69th Regiment Armory at 68 Lexington Ave., NYC).
For all the information on the festival, including Special Guests, Events, a floor plan of the booths, all participants, and more, link here.
From The Comics Journal, July 11, 2012, Michael Dean reports on the sudden closing, and future of New York’s Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art (MoCCA): “MoCCA Aims for Improved Location: Closure Not Permanent”
Richard Sandomir has written a great (but sad) piece for The New York Times on the demise of sports cartooning, “Lost Occupation, Lost Art as Sports Cartooning Declines” — sorry, no link: check out the NYTs homepage, scroll down to INSIDE NYTS.COM and look for the sports illustration.
From dailytrojan.com, April 19, 2012, “Cartoonist Bob Staake began his career at USC”
The Museum of Comic & Cartoon Art’s MoCCA Fest 2012 is this weekend (April 28th & 29th). Check out the guests, panels etc.