Gonna be anywhere near Southeastern Wisconsin September 17-19th? Stop over to Kenosha say Hi! I'll be speaking this year, along with a few other (more) famous cartoonists! Best thing about all this- It's free to the public!
Here's the full schedule of events:
Thursday, September 17
8:00-9:00 am - Listen to WGTD 91.1 Kenosha/Racine to hear all 6 guest artists interviewed on the local NPR affiliate with Morning Show host Gregory Berg
5:30 pm Opening Reception for Gallery Show Location: UW Parkside Rita Tallent Picken Center For The Arts - Mathis Gallery
7:00 pm Opening presentation by John Hambrock followed by a panel discussion: "From MAD To The Simpsons To The Daily Show: How Satire Shapes American Culture And Politics" Location: UW Parkside Rita Tallent Picken Center For The Arts- Main Stage
Friday, September 18
6:30 pm Presentation by Mark Anderson of "Andertoons" gag cartoons Location: Kenosha Public Museum - DaimlerChrysler Hall
7:30 pm Presentation by Darrin Bell of "Candorville" and "Rudy Park" newspaper comics and 2015 RFK prizewinner for Editorial Cartooning Location: Kenosha Public Museum - DaimlerChrysler Hall
9:00 pm Specialty Beer Micro-Brew Tapping Event Location: Public Craft Brewing Company 716 58th Street. snacks provided, cash bar
Saturday, September 19
10:30 am - Kids Cartooning Class - kids aged 8-18 may register for this class through the Kenosha Public Museum.
To Register Online Visit: http://www.kenosha.org/wp-museumstore/qsot-event/cartooning-with-the-cartoonists/2015-09-19_1030am-2/
12:30 pm Presentation by Mark Tatulli of "Lio" and "Heart of The City" newspaper comics Location: Kenosha Civil War Museum (right next door to the Public Museum)
1:30 pm Presentation by Ed Steckley Award winning illustrator - clients include MAD and CRACKED Location: Kenosha Civil War Museum (right next door to the Public Museum)
2:30 pm Presentation by Jan Eliot of "Stone Soup" newspaper comic Location: Kenosha Civil War Museum (right next door to the Public Museum)
3:30 pm Presentation by Bill Morrison Co-Founder of "Bongo Comics" (with Matt Groening) illustrator for Disney and "The Simpsons" and art director for "Futurama". Location: Kenosha Civil War Museum (right next door to the Public Museum)
There will be a short period of time after each presentation to have the artist sign any books or other comic items. But if you are able to attend the evening reception, please wait and have your item signed at that time.
5:30 pm Closing Reception - Drink and Doodle - Join the guest artists AND other cartooning luminaries who attend the festival, eat, drink, mingle, and swap drawings and get your books signed. Location: Villa D'Carlo 5140 6th Avenue Kenosha
See you in Kenosha!