Our Beautiful Library and Online Catalog

Hi there, Emma here, SAW’s trusty summer intern. My first project here has been to help alphabetize and catalog the library. As you can see, the shelves are now lovely and organized. But wait, there’s more! Soon you will be able to browse our library from anywhere in the world (China! Morocco! Canada! Go crazy!) because we’ve created an online library catalog. It’s a work in progress at the…

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Welcome Emma!

Emma Curtis is going to be interning for a while here at SAW. Thanks Emma! Emma will also be making the next post. About the library or maybe the cooler full of water and soda or about crushing down boxes. Emma?

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History of the Sequential Artists Workshop, 2012

The IRS is requiring a list of our events and history, so we thought we’d share it here: Narrative Description of our Activities. We have supported our mission of nurturing and educating sequential artists and promoted sequential art and sequential art literacy in our culture in the following ways: 2011 Published Seriously Comics and Isra, two single-issue newspapers in advance of SAW official Florida opening. Promoted via the internet…

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SAW in the Alligator and Fine Print

We were featured in two UF publications this month, The Alligator: by Kathryn Varn, Avenue Writer Gainesville is the perfect place to become an artist, with its cultural influence and connection to nature. This is exactly why Tom Hart, 42, of New York City, decided to move to Gainesville to open the Sequential Artists Workshop, a school, studio and library that serves to foster the creation and appreciation of…

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2012-2013 Academic Calendar

To all students and prospective students: Our fall 2012 and spring 2013 calendar is up, including beginning and end dates for the semesters, breaks (2 weeks per semester), Gainesville events such as Fest, the Spring and Fall arts festivals and FEST11 and all ArtWalk events and prospective guest artists in some cases. We left out the Hoggtowne Medieval Fair – you can look that up yourself. The fall 2012…

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Welcoming Justine Mara Andersen

Justine Mara Andersen  was mentored by and learned from top names in the industry, including such luminaries as P. Craig Russell (Elric, Sandman), Val Mayerik (Punisher, Conan), Frank Thorne (Red Sonja), John Workman, Jim Steranko and Jeffrey Catherine Jones, but struck out on her own to create her long-running series Mara, Celtic Shamaness for Fantagraphics as well as working as an inker and illustrator for DC Comics, Image Comics,…

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