First student zines

Flickr Page of Student Work

Our first zines from the first semester are rolling off the risograph. Here’s a look at Ceili Braidwood’s Hai Tea/Tea Ku: The first Riso zines by SAW students are coming off the press. This lovely one, Hai Tea/Tea Ku by Ceili  send-me-letters  

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SAW Micro-grant winners, Sept 2013

We want to thank all the cartoonists, young and old, north and south, who submitted to the SAW Micro-grant this 3rd round, Sept 2013. The SAW Micro-grant was begun from an awareness that artists need to look everywhere to find the support and money they need to keep going. We wish we had more to offer, but so long as we have this micro-amount, we want it to help…

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Rich Tommaso’s visit to SAW

Thanks to Rich Tommaso, for coming to SAW to show his amazing artwork, to talk about his career, to speak to the Gainesville public, to use our space a little and to donate a piece for our gallery! SAW students listening to Tommaso and rifling through his sketchbooks: Scenes from the Art Show: Interviewing Tommaso at the Gainesville Library: Rich and Amy enjoy the Gainesville life: Rich getting some…

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Review of SAW minis at TCJ

Thanks to Rob Clough for giving some of our students work a close lookin’ at. Here’s the final, summary paragraph: The sense I get from SAW’s first year is that Hart’s aim was to create a collaboration and dialogue with his students, rather than create a rigid differentiation between the teacher and his pupils. With a tiny faculty and a small class size, SAW seems like a remarkably intimate…

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Article about SAW @ WUFT

WUFT and Ashira Morris did a great write up of us and other arts organizations in Gainesville. Take a look at the article here: http://www.wuft.org/news/2013/07/05/local-art-galleries/

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Ron Rege’s Riso Comic made at SAW

Ron Rege made this book at SAW last March, and is offering copies for sale at his site. Read Below and order directly from Ron: *  I just got back the remaining dozen copies of VIBRATIONAL EXERCISE  *  It’s a set of 3 risograph  mini comics made during my SAW workshop this past March. * * * THESE ARE THE FINAL 12 COPIES! * * * (of the edition of 100) Set of three…

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Why you should study at SAW

Why you should study at SAW: SAW is a place like no other in the American comics world right now. An intensive, informal school; a fully functioning two-leveled studio; a stocked library of inspiration, reference and history; a risograph printing station; and first-rate instructors full of knowledge, talent, experience and generosity of spirit.   At SAW we teach more than comics and graphic novels and more than just drawing…

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SAW Micro-grant awardees for April 2013

We here at the Sequential Artists Workshop are extremely happy to announce our two awardees for the SAW Micro-grant for April 2013. The two awardees, decided upon by our five judges from a pool of several dozen applicants are Alabaster and Asher Z. Craw.  Each will receive a check for $250 from SAW for their projects.   Alabaster     Alabaster has wowed readers since her days at School…

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Scenes from the SAW Sketch Night

SAW Sketch Night was a terrific event. Hosted at the Acrosstown Repertory Theater and co produced and directed by Tom and Sheila Bishop of crookedletter . We had a great time drawing for our fabulous actors Dan Kuhn and Carolyn Salt, working with them, giving them ideas and prompts, listening to them and combining our skills and forms. Below is some pictures. Come back next year for SAW Sketch Two!…

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