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Fine Toon: The Art of Vermont Cartoonists

2007
Curated by: Idoline Duke
The exhibition showcases the high-caliber work of 13 successful cartoonists with Vermont ties, and it also illustrates the diversity of modern cartooning.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Featured Artists:


 

ALISON BECHDEL
Lives: Jonesville
Showing: Drawings from strip "Dykes to Watch Out For," two pages from graphic novel Fun Home Seven Days contributor
Website: dykestowatchoutfor

STEPHEN BISSETTE
Lives: Hartland; on faculty at CSS
Showing: Pages from Tyrant and Swamp Thing, Monkey See (with Rick Veitch)
Website: SRBissette

HARRY BLISS
Lives: Burlington
Showing: Three original New Yorker covers, single-panel cartoons, painting
Seven Days contributor
Website: harrybliss.com

JEFF DANZIGER
Lives: New York and Burlington
Showing: Single-panel political cartoons
Website: Danziger Cartoons

GARETH HINDS
Lives: Cambridge, Mass. (grew up in East Montpelier)
Showing: Sketchbook and six wood panels from The Collected Beowulf
Website: garethhinds.com

JAMES KOCHALKA
Lives: Burlington
Showing: Graphic novel work, 12 "little paintings" and other work
Seven Days contributor
Website: American Elf

EDWARD KOREN
Lives: Brookfield
Showing: New Yorker cartoons, pen-and-ink drawings and wood figures
Website: edwardkoren

HAL MAYFORTH
Lives: Montpelier
Showing: Oil paintings and personal sketchbooks
Website: Hal Mayforth

FRANK MILLER
Lives: New York City (grew up in Montpelier)
Showing: Four original Sin City pages
Website: The Complete Works of Frank Miller

SKIP MORROW
Lives: Wilmington
Showing: Gag cartoons, computer-derived work, watercolors and ink, clay sculpture
Website: Skip Morrow & The Art of Humor

TIM NEWCOMB
Lives: Montpelier
Showing: Single-panel political cartoons, Seven Days cover
Seven Days contributor

JAMES STURM
Lives: White River Junction; CSS cofounder
Showing: Pages from The Golem's Mighty Swing, one drawing
Website: Center for Cartoon Studies

RICK VEITCH
Lives: Marlboro
Showing: Greyshirt cover, Monkey See color pages (with Steve Bissette)
Website: Rick Veitch

 

Press


 

"All the drawings are provocative to the degree that they make the viewer think about human nature and behavior"
- Times Argus

"Its the singularity of vision that makes these 'toons fine"
- Seven Days


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