Paul Karasik Delivers Commencement Speech at the Center For Cartoon Studies; CBS This Morning Podcast: Liza Donnelly Talks About Live-Drawing at The White House; Attempted Bloggery Spotlights An Obscure New Yorker Cartoonist

From Vermont’s Valley News, May 13, 2017, “‘It’s OK to Flounder’: Paul Karasik Advises CCS Grads” — this piece on Mr. Karasik’s commencement speech delivered to the Center for Cartoon Studies  11th graduating class.

Link here to Paul Karasik’s New Yorker work.

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Here’s a CBS News podcast, “Drawing At The White House”  featuring Liza Donnelly talking about her recent experience live drawing at The White House for CBS This Morning. (Ms. Donnelly is the CBS News Resident Cartoonist).

Link here to Ms. Donnelly’s website (where you’ll find links to her New Yorker work).

left: Ms. Donnelly on the White House lawn

 

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Attempted Bloggery has thrown its spotlight on a somewhat obscure (very obscure?) New Yorker cartoonist, William Von Riegen. Read the AB  post here. 

left: a Von Riegen New Yorker drawing in the issue of November 12, 1938. 

Roz Chast to Speak at Manhattanville College; Paul Karasik to Deliver Commencement Address at the Center for Cartoon Studies; Reminder: Pen Panel with Finck, Donnelly, Chast, Suprani & Flake

Roz Chast will speak at a Manhattanville College graphic novel workshop on May 13th. All the details here. 

 

 

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And on that very same day, Paul Karasik will deliver the commencement address at the Center for Cartoon Studies. 

Details here.

 

 

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A reminder about tomorrow’s PEN World Voices panel, “Women in Ink”

From the PEN site:

Women in Ink: The New Yorker’s Liza Donnelly brings together cartoonists Roz Chast, Liana Finck and Emily Flake to talk about the unique challenges of succeeding in a traditionally male-dominated field. (Dixon Place; Saturday, May 6)

Details here.

 

 

New Website: Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird features a Gahan Wilson-inspired Cartoon Contest; Vermont’s Center for Cartoon Studies Cartoon & Graphic Novel Panel includes Edward Koren & Chris Ware

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From filmmaker Steven-Charles Jaffee comes word of a brand new funding website: Gahan Wilson: Born Dead, Still Weird.  Visit it here.  The site also features a Cartoon Contest that’s Gahan Wilson-inspired.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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From geekmountainstate.com, August 22, 2013, “Center for Cartoon Studies at the Burlington Book Festival”  — The panel, including the amazing Edward Koren will be held Saturday, September 21st.

You can see some of Mr. Koren’s New Yorker work here at the New Yorker’s Cartoon Bank site.