February 2010 Archives

Mini Comic Expo at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design

The Comic Art students and faculty at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD) wish to share their exploration of this year's Will Eisner Week theme, The Reading Revolution: Will Eisner and the American Graphic Novel. Throughout the week, faculty and students will post new lectures and studio assignments from the classroom to the Will Eisner Week website. (willeisnerweek.com)

The public is invited to join us for our Mini-Comic Expo on Thursday March 25th from 12:00 PM to 6:30 PM. Student work from Will Eisner Week will be on display and available for sale in comic form to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Students will also be displaying their own mini-comics and books. Guest speaker Kevin Huizenga, author of the graphic novel Curses, The Wild Kingdom, and Ganges will give a public lecture at 1:00 PM in Auditorium 150.

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Comicdom: Will Eisner Week in Athens, Greece

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"Everybody who follows our website and our further activities can tell that Comicdom respects and honors Will Eisner's creative intelligence. This year we participate actively via comicdom.gr to Will Eisner Week, entitled for 2010 "The Reading Revolution: Will Eisner and the American Graphic Novel". From Sunday February 28th until Saturday March 6th, comicdom.gr will host a series of articles dedicated to the work of Will Eisner, one of the most important and inspiring creators".

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Will Eisner Week Events

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(Updated 1 March 2010)

Minneapolis, MN at the Minneapolis College of Art & Design (MCAD)
The Comic Art students and faculty at MCAD will share their exploration of this year's Will Eisner Week theme: The Reading Revolution: Will Eisner and the American Graphic Novel. Throughout the week, faculty and students will post new lectures and studio assignments from the classroom to this website. On March 25th, the public is invited for the MCAD Mini-Comic Expo.

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Savannah, GA at the Savannah College of Art & Design (SCAD)
The Sequential Art Department at SCAD invites students, faculty, and friends to express themselves at an exhibit of self-portraits using expressive anatomy. The exhibit will be from March 1st to the 14th in Norris Hall with with a lecture and workshops starting at 1:00 PM on March 5th in Room 101, Norris Hall. For more information click on the poster below.

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Athens, Greece via the Comicdom Website
Comicdom.gr will host a series of articles dedicated to the work of Will Eisner, one of the most important and inspiring creators. Will Eisner Week will take place on the website with a week of posts, reviews and articles dedicated to Graphic Novels and Will Eisner. There will be interviews and contributions from Greek artists. Make sure to visit the Comicdom Website on a regular basis.

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Hartford, CT at Trinity College
Trinity College welcomes three comic strip artists for a lively panel discussion of "From Comic Strips to Comic Books to Graphic Novels." On Friday, March 5, 2010 at 1:30 PM, hear artists Jerry Craft, Joe T. Staton, and Andres Vera Martinez, and moderator Professor Thora Brylowe in Boyer Auditorium in the Albert C. Jacobs Life Sciences Center. For more information visit the Will Eisner Week Panel at Trinity College.

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Lincoln, NE at the University of Nebraska
Don't miss the theatrical reading of a Jennifer Olson adaptation of Will Eisner's "A Contract with God" along with the award-winning feature-length documentary, "Will Eisner: Portrait of a Sequential Artist." These are bring held at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center at 1:00 PM on Saturday, March 6th. For more information visit the Ross Website.

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Amherst, MA at the University of Massachusetts
Don't miss Will Eisner's Ideals: A Panel Discussion on Comics and Society with three comic artists - Howard Cruse, Gary Hallgren and Sophia Wiedeman. On Tuesday, March 2nd at 4:00 PM in Herter Hall, Room 227. For more information visit Will Eisner's Ideals.

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Philadelphia, PA at La Salle University
Visit the Community Gallery at the La Salle University Art Museum located on the lower level of Olney Hall to see their exhibition of Digital Art. For more information go to www.lasalle.edu/museum.

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New York City at Columbia University
Visit Butler Library at the Columbia University campus in upper Manhattan to see their graphic novel exhibition. Seven themes are presented and for each theme an image from traditional art is matched with three images from graphic novels. For more information go to the Butler Library Blog.

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If you would like more information about the events scheduled for Will Eisner Week this year, you've come to the right place. There are events, panels, classes, and contests scheduled in Amherst, Hartford, New York City, Minneapolis, Philadelphia, San Diego, Savannah, Tucson, and Athens, Greece. There's still time to add your event to the list.


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