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KAL returns from Russia; off to San Francisco

Kevin Kallaugher AKA “KAL” is back from St. Petersburg, Russia where 43 of his cartoons were part of an exhibit sponsored by the US Consulate about American and Russian cartoons. He’s posted photos on his blog. In a related news, KAL will also have a show of his work at the Cartoon Art Museum in […]

Posted on: Nov 2, 2010,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on KAL returns from Russia; off to San Francisco

Nick Galifianakis exhibit opens tomorrow

Washington D.C. based illustrator Nick Galifianakis has an exhibit of his work opening tomorrow night and runs through Nov 14. Nick, who provides cartoons for the Carolyn Hax advice column in the Washington Post, also has a new book due out entitled, “If You Loved Me, You’d Think This Was Cute: Uncomfortably True Cartoons About […]

Posted on: Oct 27, 2010,  Section: Books, Cartoons, Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

One Fine Sunday exhibit to end in Toonseum

Just got word from John Read, curator of the One Fine Sunday in the Funny Pages exhibit and not to mention editor/publisher of Stay Tooned! magazine. He tells me it is now confirmed, that his traveling exhibit will run through December 2011 closing in the Toonseum in Pittsburg. The show is next heading to Marceline, […]

Posted on: Aug 30, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

Cartoon Art Museum to host Comics 4 Comix

From the Cartoon Art Museum in San Franciso: Comics and comix collide as the funnies meet the funny in the sixth annual fundraiser and silent art auction for San Francisco’s Cartoon Art Museum. Join the Bay Area’s funniest folk for a night of food, drink, and entertainment, and bid on original art by some of […]

Posted on: Aug 13, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Museums, Comments: Comments Off on Cartoon Art Museum to host Comics 4 Comix

Traveling exhibit of For Better or For Worse planned

An exhibit to showcase Lynn Johnston’s career as an artist and creator of For Better or For Worse is in the works. The exhibit will launch in Northern Ontario and then into the US. In related news, Lynn is working on sequel to “Farley Follows his Nose.” The new children’s book will be entitled, “Farley […]

Posted on: Aug 13, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Traveling exhibit of For Better or For Worse planned

A peek at One Fine Sunday in the Funny Pages

John Read, editor of “Stay Tooned!” and curator of the “One Fine Sunday in the Funny Pages” exhibit has graciously sent me photos of the exhibit as seen in Jackson, Mississippi – the busiest mall in Mississippi he adds. He’s using a former jewelry store – hence the cases. Exhibit runs through August and then […]

Posted on: Aug 10, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 17 Comments

Dave Coverly exhibit opens today in Wisconsin

A traveling exhibit of Dave Coverly’s work is opening in Wisconsin Rapids, WI. The exhibit is entitled “Speed Bump: The Comic World of Dave Coverly” and runs through September. Dave will also attend a public presentation in September for a book signing and to meet the public.

Posted on: Aug 5, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Dave Coverly exhibit opens today in Wisconsin

Herblock exhibit opens in Indiana

A Herblock traveling exhibit will be opening in Evansville Indiana tomorrow. The 20 panel exhibit entitled, “Higher Education in Mississippi” focuses on the civil rights struggles in the US in the 1960s. The exhibition will remain up through Oct. 2 in the museum at 579 S. Garvin St. The Evansville African American Museum is open […]

Posted on: Aug 2, 2010,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Exhibits, Comments: Comments Off on Herblock exhibit opens in Indiana

Sita Sang The Blues event cancelled

A while ago I reported that Sita Sang The Blues creator Nina Paley would appear at on open reception for her exhibit at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Franciso. While the exhibit will still run through it’s scheduled dates, the opening reception has been cancelled. A new date will be announced.

Posted on: Jul 28, 2010,  Section: Exhibits, Museums, Speaking Engagements, Comments: 2 Comments

One Fine Day exhibit opens next week

John Read, publisher of “Stay Tooned!” magazine is opening his traveling exhibit of cartoon art next week in Jackson, Mississippi. The exhibit features 135 Sunday comics that were published on April 11 of this year. The exhibit will then travel to Missouri for Disney Toonfest then to Omaha, Nebraska and also north into Canada in […]

Posted on: Jul 26, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 13 Comments

Original Charles Addams cartoons on exhibit in NYC

Those in the New York area might be interested in this exhibit of original Charles Addams work: Charles Addams’s New York is an exhibition of original artworks by the legendary New Yorker cartoonist that capture Addams’s quintessentially idiosyncratic and slyly subversive view of the city, depicting his signature macabre characters, twisted situations, and distorted reimaginings […]

Posted on: Feb 17, 2010,  Section: Exhibits, Comments: 2 Comments

Brussels exhibit celebrates 20 years of comics

The Belgian Comic Strip Center is celebrating its first 20 years of operation with an exhibit the explores the “medium of comic strip art over the past two decades and highlights the considerable changes it has experienced.” Exhibit runs through March 28.

Posted on: Feb 11, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, International, Comments: 1 Comment

Editorial cartooning exhibit opens at Duke University

Chris Lamb author of “Drawn to Extremes: The Use and Abuse of Editorial Cartoons in the United States” will be the guest speaker to open a new editorial cartooning exhibit at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in Durham, NC. The exhibit explores “the significance and impact of political caricature by comparing images […]

Posted on: Feb 4, 2010,  Section: Editorial cartooning, Exhibits, Comments: 4 Comments

One Fine Sunday in the Funny Pages updated list

Earlier this month, I reported that Stay Tooned! editor/publisher John Read was curating a traveling exhibit through the South. The exhibit entitled “One Fine Sunday in the Funny Pages” featured original Sunday artwork from over 70 cartoonists. John has sent me the updated list which is now over a 100 participants. ADAM@HOME – Rob Harrell […]

Posted on: Jan 22, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 14 Comments

John Read heads up traveling comic exhibit

John Read, the publisher of “Stay Tooned!” is curating a comic strip exhibit to travel through five major southern cities in the coming two years. He tells me in an email that after publishing “Stay Tooned!,” his next ambition is to create an art museum in the South. To get things started, he has 73 […]

Posted on: Jan 4, 2010,  Section: Comic strips, Exhibits, Comments: 21 Comments