The Center for Cartoon Studies
Portfolio Day at the Cartoon Art Museum in San Francisco
Saturday, January 12
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 Portfolio Day right here in San Francisco. It will be an action-packed day!
• Learn more about our MFA and Certificate programs
• Take a virtual tour the Vermont campus
• Meet faculty and alumni
• Art demo by animator and color designer Jenny Hansen!
• Admissions Portfolio Reviews (bring a sketchbook, minicomic, comics pages or URL!)
Schedule of events:
11am Overview of The Center for Cartoon Studies
Noon-3pm Art demos, prospective student portfolio reviews
Followed by a Special Screening of Cartoon College at 3pm!
At 3pm we will be wrapping up portfolio day with a screening of the 75-minute documentary Cartoon College which was directed by Tara Wray and Josh Melrod. It 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! Free and open to the public.
For more information about The Center for Cartoon Studies program and admissions, visit:
Notice: 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. Click here 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. For more information, visit: cartoonart.org
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: cartoonstudies.org.
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The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS)
The Center for Cartoon Studies course of study is designed for a small group of dedicated students with a passion and appreciation for graphic novels, storytelling, writing, comics, and design. Faculty includes experienced and internationally recognized cartoonists, writers, and designers. Offering the MFA degree, One- and Two-Year Certificates in Cartooning, and summer workshops.