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.
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
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 will speak at a Manhattanville College graphic novel workshop on May 13th. All the details here.
And on that very same day, Paul Karasik will deliver the commencement address at the Center for Cartoon Studies.
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)
August in Vermont!
This summer, Paul Karasik will preside over a graphic novel workshop at The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction. Here’s a link to the CCS website with all the details.
And to see a short video by Mr. Karasik on the workshop, link here to his blog.
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.
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.
From Slate, August 24, 2011, “How Hard Is It to Get A Cartoon Into The New Yorker?” (Note: I posted a comment regarding Peter Arno on the site).