Media Release -- Calling all West Coasters! Have you ever wanted to learn more about The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) in White River Junction, Vermont? Well if so, we can save you a trip across the country! CCS has partnered with the Cartoon Art Museum to offer a CCS Portfolio Day in San Francisco. It will be an action-packed day!
Portfolio Day at the Cartoon Art Museum
Saturday, January 12
• Learn more about our MFA and Certificate programs
• Take a virtual tour of the Vermont campus
• Meet faculty and alumni such as Alec Longstreth, Andy Warner, Jon Fine and more!
• Art demo by animator and color designer Jenny Hansen!
• Admissions Portfolio Reviews (bring a sketchbook, minicomic, comics pages or URL)
• A light lunch will be served
Schedule of events:
11am Overview of The Center for Cartoon Studies
12-3pm Art demos, prospective student portfolio reviews
3pm Cartoon College documentary screening
At 3pm we will be wrapping up portfolio day with a screening of the 75 minute documentary film Cartoon College which was directed by Tara Wray and Josh Melrod. This will give students a good idea of what it's like to attend CCS.
The Cartoon Art Museum, 655 Mission Street, San Francisco
Who should attend?
Prospective students, applicants, college students, high school seniors and graduates
Space is limited!
For more information, and to register for a portfolio review,
Special App Fee Waiver!
Submit your completed Admissions Application in advance or bring it with you to Portfolio Day to receive an Application Fee Waiver. Visit http://cartoonstudies.org/ to apply online or download the 2013 Admissions Application.
About the Cartoon Art Museum:
From editorial cartoons to comic books, graphic novels to anime, Sunday funnies to Saturday morning cartoons, the Cartoon Art Museum has something for everyone. Located downtown in San Francisco's Yerba Buena cultural district, the museum is home to over 6,000 pieces of original and cartoon and animation art, a comprehensive research library, and five galleries of exhibition space.
About the Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS):
The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) is America's premier cartooning school and studio located in the historic village of White River Junction, Vermont. CCS programs include a two-year Master of Fine Arts Degree, one- and two-year certificates in cartooning, and annual summer workshops. Faculty and visiting artists include many of today's most celebrated cartoonists. CCS has received national acclaim for its work and prominent mention in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, and other publications. For more information, visit http://cartoonstudies.org/ .