Fall Craft + Second Hand Fest
Oct
28
1:00 PM13:00

Fall Craft + Second Hand Fest

I will be tabling at this show as well as donating a lot of books I don’t want anymore, primarily graphic novels.

From the website:

FREE to attend | FREE to join!
Come with friends, used clothes, furniture, records, whatever you have! This is an event to support local artists & celebrate the spirit of waste-reduction via upcycling. 

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UMBC Comic Con
Oct
27
1:00 PM13:00

UMBC Comic Con

From the website:

UMBC Comic-Con is an annual student-run convention located at UMBC, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. The event will feature vendors and artists selling their merchandise; activities, like video game tourneys and a cosplay contest; panelists leading discussions on a wide variety of topics; and more. Free food will be available to anyone who comes and prizes will be awarded to the winners of the video-game tourneys and cosplay contest.

This year, UMBC Comic-Con is being held on October 27th, 2018 - from 1pm to 7pm - in UMBC’s University Center Ballroom. Admission for all guests is FREE!

I will be both tabling at this show and I will be on a panel on a panel about social issues in comics at 2pm in room UC 310.

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Bmore Into Comics Presents: The Comics Process
Aug
4
to Sep 15

Bmore Into Comics Presents: The Comics Process

From the the Tectonic Space's website:

Tectonic Space is proud to host “The Comics Process” with Bmore Into Comics, a exhibition presenting the comic book production process. The exhibition will detail the work and talent that goes into the making of comics, featuring concept art, scripts, doodles, and finished comic pages by the members of Bmore Into Comics, a Baltimore collective of comic book creators. Featuring work by: Monica Gallagher, Jonathan Eaton, Kathleen Brenowitz, John Bintz, M. Victoria Robado, Deandra Tan, Parker Hicks, Jabari Weathers, Cait May, Gordon Harris, Anna Sellheim.

Founded in 2013 by illustrator Monica Gallagher, Bmore Into Comics hosts regular events around Baltimore City and County featuring vendors and insightful panel discussions. The collective aims to not only highlight Baltimore creatives but connect a wide audience with indie comics.

In keeping with the Bmore Into Comics tradition, the show duration will feature various events such as a vending market, panel talks, and a drink and draw.

Here is a schedule of events. I will be participating in all of them except the closing reception.

Opening Reception: 8/4 - 7pm-10pm

Sponsored Drink n Draw: 8/10 - 8pm-10pm

Bmore into Comics (Convention): 8/18 - 12 noon-6pm

Artist talk: 8/25 5pm-7pm

Closing Reception: 9/15 7pm-10pm

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BMore Issue #18
Jul
14
1:00 PM13:00

BMore Issue #18

I will be tabling at this event. If you are in Baltimore, you should come!

From Facebook:

Local comic book creators show, sell, and talk about their work. FREE ADMISSION and open to everyone, featuring a free comic book library and drink specials all day!

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Paper Cuts/ Live Comic Extravanganza
Jun
15
7:30 PM19:30

Paper Cuts/ Live Comic Extravanganza

From the website:

Join us for the final PAPER CUTS / LIVE conversation, curated by artist Christopher Kardambikis and featuring comic book artists: Adam Griffiths, Kendra and Kat, Athena Naylor, and Anna Sellheim. The conversation and reading will be recorded and archived as a PAPER CUTS podcast. This is part of an ongoing series of conversations related to Bookshelves: PAPER CUTS / LIVE which is on view through July 5.

I will have a bunch of my zines and anthologies for sale.

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NYC Feminist Zinefest
Mar
25
12:00 PM12:00

NYC Feminist Zinefest

I will be tabling at this event.

From the website about why NYC Femist Zinefest exists:

We’d like to showcase the work of artists and zinesters who identify as feminists, and whose politics are reflected in their work.

And also, zines have a special place in our hearts.
There’s just something about the immediacy and expressiveness of a little printed booklet, smudged with printer’s ink or photocopy errors. It’s like a small, pocket-sized emissary of ideas, one who will eagerly come with you on a long train or bus ride, and share its hidden tales.

Plus, zines are the thriving medium of folks who exist beyond the margins, creating spaces & forums for ideas that are erased from traditional media.We like that space – alive, full of energy and community. We want to create more spaces that feel that way.

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not too high, not too low exhibition
Mar
9
to Apr 13

not too high, not too low exhibition

not too high, not too low is a group exhibition that invites comic book artists and cartoonists to make work for a gallery setting. Curator Amy Lokoff has challenged the 6 participating artists to subvert the traditional elements of their genre: work that is narrative, two dimensional, handheld, and considered commercial or trite by the mainstream fine art world. This show reconsiders their artistic practice as one that requires technical and conceptual skill and explores the line between high and low culture.

I will be exhibiting my series, "Moments". The pieces themselves will be for sale as well as some of my zines being available in the gallery gift shop.

EVENT SCHEDULE:

exhibition: March 9 - April 13, 2018

opening reception: March 9, 6 - 9 pm

diy zine workshop: March 25, 1 - 3 pm

artists’ panel discussion: April 7, 2 - 4 pm

I will be at the opening reception and the artist panel discussion.

 

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DC Arts Book Fair
Nov
5
12:00 PM12:00

DC Arts Book Fair

  • National Museum of Women in the Arts (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I will be tabling at this event, and received a merit based scholarship table. 

From the Website:

This curated event in NMWA’s Great Hall brings together small presses, artists, and more to sell their independently published (largely paper-based) works—more than forty artists will be selling creations from zines to books, from comics to prints, and plenty in between.

Organized by the DC Art Book Fair Collective: Malaka Gharib of The Runcible Spoon zine and The Little Filipino Coloring Book, Alison Baitz of On Flora zine, illustrator LA Johnson of The Intentional, and illustrator Elizabeth Graeber of A Field Guide For Redheads.

RESERVATIONS:

Not required. Part of November’s Free Community Day, admission to the fair is free, as well as NMWA’s collection and exhibition galleries. 

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Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE)
Oct
21
to Oct 22

Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo (MICE)

  • Lesley's University Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I will be tabling with Liza Petruzzo at table E121

From their website:

The Massachusetts Independent Comics Expo was established in 2010 to create a showcase space for artists and writers in the greater-Boston area working in the field of comics. The event is produced by the Boston Comic Arts Foundation and hosted by Lesley University College of Art and Design. Unlike traditional comics shows, which emphasize commerce and memorabilia, MICE puts a focus on the art of making comics. We connect local creators with local audience. We also run a number of workshops for children and adults, as well as panel discussions on the craft and relevance of the comics form. We’ll be featuring several special guest creators, along with an expanded line-up of programming.

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DC Zinefest Presents: Hallow
Oct
15
7:30 PM19:30

DC Zinefest Presents: Hallow

I will be reading Wasted at this event.

Here is a description from the website:

DC Zinefest would like to invite all souls -- alive and dead -- to join us at Black Cat for a delightfully frightening evening! Local storytellers and writers will share their spookiest tales, and the Pun Ghost will return to be our friendly emcee. 

$8 - ticket sales benefit the 8th annual DC Zinefest, coming summer 2018.

*This is an accessible event. Room in back, no stairs.

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DC Zinefest
Jul
15
10:30 AM10:30

DC Zinefest

  • St. Stephan & the Incarnation Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

I will be tabling for my second time at DC Zinefest. 

From the website: "The DC Zinefest is an independent event organized to provide a space for zine makers, self-published artists and writers to share their work with each other and the Washington D.C. community. We hope to support a community that is based in do-it-yourself practices and ethics through providing the opportunity to expo, workshop, and hang out with zines. If we don’t do it ourselves, no one will do it for us."

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Toronto Arts Festival (TCAF)
May
13
to May 14

Toronto Arts Festival (TCAF)

  • Toronto Reference Library (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2017
Main Exhibition: Saturday May 13 (9 am-5pm)  and Sunday May 14 (10 am-5pm)
Free To Attend – All Ages

I will be tabling with Meredith Park.

Table Number TBD.

From the website: "It is celebration of comics and graphic novels and their creators, which culminates in a two-day exhibition and vendor fair featuring hundreds of comics creators from around the world. Other Festival events include readings, interviews, panels, workshops, gallery shows, art installations, and much more."

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Newark Zine Festival
Apr
16
4:00 PM16:00

Newark Zine Festival

  • 136 South Main Street Newark, DE, 19711 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Newark Zine Fest is an inclusive, public event that supports self published zine creators and artists. Come to the Newark Bike Project from 4-8pm to meet, buy from, and collaboraite with zinesters and artists from Newark and the surrounding area.

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Cartooning: Sense, Nonsense, Applications Exhibit
Feb
8
to May 22

Cartooning: Sense, Nonsense, Applications Exhibit

  • Clark University Higgins Lounge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

From the Center For Cartoon Studies' website:

The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) cofounder James Sturm has curated an exhibit for Clark Universities Higgins School for Humanities as part of their “What’s so funny?” series of public lectures, community conversation and exhibits on humor. Featuring comics by Scott Bateman, Cara Bean, Marek Bennett, Liza Donnelly, Eroyn Franklin, Luke Howard ’13, Kazimir Lee Iskander ’16, Liniers (CCS Fellow), J.D. Lunt ’16, Josh Neufeld, Rebecca Roher ’15, Jess Ruliffson, Anna Sellheim ’16, Kelly L. Swann ’16, Whit Taylor, Tillie Walden ’16, Maris Wicks, and CCS instructor Sophie Yanow.

Comics have the unique ability to convey complex information quickly and effectively while engaging people of all ages, nationalities, and socio-economic backgrounds. Comics are an intimate medium allowing a single creator to inform, advocate, and document. As our modes of communication became increasingly visual, I’m interested in the growing number of ways that cartoonists are engaging with the world outside of traditional publishing venues. The work gathered here suggests many of the paths that cartoonists will travel.

 

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SPX Panel: To Tell the Truth: Comics Storytelling
Sep
17
4:30 PM16:30

SPX Panel: To Tell the Truth: Comics Storytelling

  • MARRIOTT NORTH BETHESDA HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 

From SPX's website: Sophia Foster-Dimino, Kris Mukai, and Anna Sellheim all create comics that take their everyday life experiences and transmute them into stories that tell you the truth. Whether it’s an autobio comic, a journal comic, or even a fantastical work of fiction, each story encompasses its creator’s version of narrative truth. Moderated by Rob Clough of High-Low.

In the White Flint auditorium

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