Ward Sutton Guest Edits Society of Publication Designers Blog; Steig Album Cover Art at RISD Exhibit

Ward Sutton’s been guest editing SPD’s blog all week, conducting short interviews with some familiar names.  Go see! Link to Mr. Sutton’s website. ______________________________________________   Back in February, Ink Spill noted an exhibit of illustrated album covers at the Rhode Island School of Design. Paul Karasik(who teaches at RISD) sent in these photos of the William Steig covers on display.

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Two reports: University of Chicago Comics Conference & Maine Comics Arts Festival

From The Beat, May 21, 2012 “Comics G-17 summit report from Chicago” (content includes references to: Robert Crumb, Chris Ware, Francoise Mouly, Daniel Clowes, Seth, Art Spiegelman, Aline Kominsky-Crumb and Ivan Brunetti, among others)   From mikelynchcartoons.blogspot, May 21, 2012, “Report: Maine Comics Arts Festival May 20, 2012” (content includes references to John Klossner, Kate Beaton, and Bill Woodman)  

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Chris Ware speaks; Beaton & Chast at SPX; Golf exhibit includes New Yorker cartoons; Brunetti at Chicago ComicCon

From This is Reno, August 10, 2011, “Writers in the Woods Literary Speaker Series starts September 2011” — ( Chris Ware to speak and workshop)   From Comics Beat, August 11, 2011, “SPX announcing programming with Woodring, Beaton, Telnaes, Chast, Brown”   From Access Atlanta, August 11, 2011, “High Museum tees up ‘Art of Golf’ in 2012” (scroll way down

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