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It’s a MAD MAD SCAD Weekend! Events List!

Posted on 01 November 2011 by Duncan

Click here for all the info on the events, including bios for the cartoonists giving Student Workshops:

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Spy vs. Spy

Student Comic Contest

Students can create a Spy vs. Spy comic which will be judged by MAD Magazine artists.

Due: Friday, Nov. 4, 1pm

Drop off at Norris Hall 1A

SPY vs SPY Contest Info Sheet

SPY vs SPY Contest Template

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NCS Art Silent Auction

The Creative Coast • 15 West York Street

Nov. 7-11, 10am-4pm

NCS is hosting a silent auction, open to the public. Contributions for this event go to support the NCS-SEC and NCS Milt Gross Fund.

Auction results will be announced at the Trustees Theater, Nov. 12 after the Panel Discussion

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MAD ART Exhibit

SCAD Poetter Hall • 342 Bull Street

Nov. 7-12

Reception: 6pm, Nov. 11

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Sam Viviano Lecture: “MAD 101”

SCAD Museum of Art

Thursday, Nov. 10, 5pm

Sam Viviano, Art Director of MAD Magazine will be giving a presentation on MAD Magazine.

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Portfolio Reviews

Norris Hall

Friday, Nov. 11, 2-3pm

NCS is hosting portfolio reviews for SCAD students.

Limited space. Students must fill out an application: NCS Portfolio Workshop Application. Applications DUE Friday, Nov. 4, 1pm

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Workshops

SCAD Museum of Art

Saturday, Nov. 12, 2-3pm

NCS is hosting workshops for SCAD students.

Limited space. Students must fill out an application found on SEQALab.com. Applications DUE Friday, Nov. 4, 1pm

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MAD CHAT Panel Discussion

Trustees Theater

Saturday, Nov. 12, 5-6:30pm

FREE • Open to public • Theater opens at 4pm

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Al Jaffee Book Signing

Trustees Theater

Saturday, Nov. 12, 6:30pm

Following the Panel Discussion, Al Jaffee will be signing his book “Al Jaffee’s Mad Life: A Biography”.  Book sales will begin at 4pm in the lobby.

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Workshop Bios

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Sergio Aragones

Sergio is said to be the fastest cartoonist in the world today.  He is certainly the most honored, having won every major award in the field, including the National Cartoonists Society’s Reuben Award, and the Will Eisner Hall of Fame Award. His first contribution to MAD magazine was in 1963.  In the early eighties, Sergio teamed with wordsmith Mark Evanier to bring forth the adventures of Groo the Wanderer. Sergio also has a comic book series out now published by Bongo Comics called “Sergio Aragones Funnies.”

http://www.sergioaragones.com/

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Jack Cassady

Jack is a public speaker and has made numerous presentations about the funny business of cartooning to audiences of all sizes and ages.  He created, produced and hosted the public TV series, “Funny Business-the Art in Cartooning”. He is an authority on the Copyright Law for Visual Communications,

Website: http://www.toonmaker.com/

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Stephanie Gladden-Miller

Stephanie is currently a character artist at Cartoon Network.  She has done Simpsons comics for Bongo Comics and worked for Dark Horse Comics, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, amongst others.

Website: http://stephaniegladden.com/

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John Lotshaw

John is an Atlanta-based cartoonist, animator and comics publisher. In 2002, he created the webcomic “Accidental Centaurs”. As an animator, John has produced graphics for clients ranging from Coca-Cola to Novartis Pharmaceuticals to HBO to the University of Georgia (his alma mater).

Websites: http://accidentalcentaurs.com/

http://www.slashjpl.com/

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James Lyle

James E. Lyle (or Doodle)has been a professional cartoonist and illustrator for the past twenty-seven years, working primarily as a freelance but occasionally dabbling in full-time employment.  His pencils and ink work have been published by various comic book companies over the years.  Presently he’s busy working on assignments for Zenescope Comics and MoonStone Comics.   Doodle has also created and adapted Licensed Artwork for Peanuts, Batman, The Toxic Avenger, Seattle Seahawks, Dick Tracy Motion Picture, and Gumby (to name a few).

Website: http://www.jameslyle.net/

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Jim Massara

Jim was an artist and letterer for Marvel Comics, and assistant editor. He had already lettered on a number of comics, including Nexus and Real Ghostbusters before his run on the US Marvel G1 comic. In the ’90s, he tried his hand at art, working on several titles for Dark Horse, including Wolf & Red and Screwball Squirrel. Recently he has worked for Atlanta company Primal Screen as an animator.

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Robert Pope

20 years animation director, 10 as penciller for DC comics, mainly Cartoon Network and Warner Bros. properties, including Scooby-Doo, Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends, and Chowder.

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Tom Richmond

Tom is a humorous illustrator and has been working at MAD magazine since 2000, and also contributes regularly to the Cartoon Network’s MAD animated show. NCS divisional Reuben Award for “Advertising Illustration” in 2003, 2006 and 2007, “Newspaper Illustration” in 2009, and has also won Reuben Division Awards in “Magazine Illustration.”

Website: http://www.tomrichmond.com/

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Andy Smith

Andy has been working as a professional artist since 1991. Mostly working in the field of comic books for major publishers such as Marvel, DC, Image, Acclaim and Cross Gen Entertainment. Andy is also the best selling author of “Drawing Dynamic Comics” (Watson-Guptill in 2000), and “Drawing American Manga Super-heroes” (Watson-Gutptill in 2007).

Website: http://www.andysmithart.com/

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Jack Pittman & Grey Blackwell

Grey is an American artist who has worked in print illustration and web animation. Some of his previous illustration clients include MAD Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and Sport Illustrated for Kids. In 1998, Blackwell received the National Cartoonist Society Newspaper Illustration Award for his work with The News & Observer, a newspaper in Raleigh, NC. From September 2005 – October 2008. He also produced a series of animated shorts for The News & Observer’s web site (www.newsobserver.com). Blackwell has also produced animated cartoons on a freelance basis for Rivals.com and ESPN.com.

Jack has been freelancing from his home studio since 1983 with various clients including American Express, Carolina Hurricanes, Coca-Cola, ESPN, Gatorade, GlaxoSmithKline, National Geographic Society, Palace Entertainment, Steck-Vaughn Publishing, Universal Studios, and Wildlife in NC magazine.  He and Nick Meglin are currently collaborating on a children’s book, Poochini.  Pittman has received numerous awards–  Best in Advertising Illustration and Best in Magazine Illustration at the National Cartoonists Society’s 50th, 53rd, and 59th Annual Reuben Awards, the Art Directors Club, Silver and Bronze awards in NY’s The One Show, and various Addy Awards.

Website: http://www.jptoonist.com/

1 Comments for This Post

  1. Jamie says:

    What an amazing lineup and great opportunity for students and fans: cheers to the faculty in the Sequential Art department & SCAD for hosting, and thanks for posting!

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