KUTZTOWN as GALLERY Here is your invitation to walk into Lucky 13 Tattoo & Piercing Parlor and The K’town Pub and Basin Street Tavern. If you don’t want another tattoo, go to Lucky 13 before you hit the bars! Meet Kutztown area artists at a variety of local businesses. Each venue will feature works from oneContinue reading “ARTIST HARVEST Kutztown, PA”
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Amanda & NICK win an Emmy!!!
WE WONNNNNNN AN EMMMMMMMYYYYYYY!!! I hate Facebook posts with multiple exclamation points !!! It should be up to the reader to decide how excited to become by reading an exclamatory sentence. Yesterday Amanda Geisinger, a Kutztown grad and Interactive Designer at Nickelodeon posted: WE WONNNNNNN AN EMMMMMMMYYYYYYY!!! OK, OK, I am willing to make an exceptionContinue reading “Amanda & NICK win an Emmy!!!”
Opportunity Knocks: Grab Bag for Illustrators
The Sequential Arts Workshop, SAW, in Gainesville, Florida is once again offering two mini-grants of $250 to artists working on a comic or graphic novel project. True, this is not a lot of money, but if you need to buy time to work on your art every cent helps. What I like about this grantContinue reading “Opportunity Knocks: Grab Bag for Illustrators”
The Lady Loves to Cut: Maude White
I met artist Maude White at Grit N Glory on NYC’s Lower East Side at an opening reception for Carrier Pigeon Magazine. Her medium is cut paper. She illustrated “The Girl Who was Struck by Lightning,” a quite peculiar short story by Chris Stanton. If there is a literary genre called Backwoods Surreal Noir, this storyContinue reading “The Lady Loves to Cut: Maude White”
Portrait Gallery Illustration II from Gaiman to Rasputin
Ryan Bittle writes, “I have been influenced by the work of Neil Gaiman for over a third of my lifetime. I find his offbeat and eerie style fascinating, and I’ve made attempts at a few lackluster portraits, so I thought it was about time to make a good one in honor of all the inspirationContinue reading “Portrait Gallery Illustration II from Gaiman to Rasputin”
Paul Hoppe – Keeping it Real
Paul Hoppe was at MoCCA fest selling prints and handcrafted zines. Born in Poland, he grew up in Germany and came to NYC on a DAAD scholarship. (DAAD is the German version of a Fulbright Exchange.) He got his MFA at SVA’s Illustration as Visual Essay program in New York City. Our Kutztown students wereContinue reading “Paul Hoppe – Keeping it Real”
GREAT DANES INVADE NEW YORK!
Cartoonists from Denmark came to New York City for MoCCA Fest. Sussi Bech and Frank Marsden were stationed at the table of the Danske Tegneserieskabere (Danish Guild of Professional Comics Writers and Artists). Frank has a studio in Birkerød and has been doing comics, kids’ books, storyboarding, animation, and general illustration since the 1970’s. Frank draws a popularContinue reading “GREAT DANES INVADE NEW YORK!”
Chris Soentpiet, Traveling Man, stops in Kutztown
Born in Korea, raised in Hawaii, Chris Soentpiet studied art in Brooklyn at Pratt Institute. The acclaimed children’s picture book illustrator specializes in carefully orchestrated costume dramas. The winner of numerous honors including the Society of Illustrators’ Gold Medal and NAACP’s Image Award is coming to Kutztown. Chris Soentpiet (pronounced SOON-PEET) will be speaking at theContinue reading “Chris Soentpiet, Traveling Man, stops in Kutztown”
Kutztown Beats Columbia!
Kutztown Beats Columbia and Dartmouth and Netflix! Kutztown University will screen Cartoon College on March 28, 2013. Columbia University and Dartmouth screenings are not until April and who knows when it will show on Netflix? The Free screening for the KU community is Thurs, March 28, Sharadin Art Building, Rm 120, 7:30pm. Here’s how the filmmakers describe theirContinue reading “Kutztown Beats Columbia!”
More Comics for MOCCA
“Zish & Mala is a mini-comic from the zine Minty Circus by Hannah Stephey that follows two alien military officers in their bumbling ordeal of intergalactic mishaps and monster fights.” Since we wrote about Hannah in 2011 she’s drawn a lot more comics and has taught a short course in comics at the Chambersburg ArtsContinue reading “More Comics for MOCCA”