7/29 SAW Summer Projects at Eleanor Blair Studio

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For students in Jess Ruliffson’s Comics Basics and Tom Hart’s Summer Snakes classes, this summer was a time to overcome the heat, the handcramps and dig deep into comics. Join us at Eleanor Blair Studio to see what they produced in these short 7 week classes. Featuring Morgan Swiers, Amy Lindroth (Amelia Cecelia), George Ryan Perez, Caitlin Hare, Sally Breedlove, Maxine Marie, Roxanne Palmer, and Sylvia Ashwell. Friday, July…

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Virtual Open House Thursday, June 2 at 9pm EST

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We’ll be hosting a Virtual Open House for all those who are curious about SAW! Tom Hart and a rag tag group of students and alumni will all be around on the Tweet-o-Sphere and Tumblr-Swamp to answer your questions about SAW. Ask us about the year-long program. Ask us about workshops. Ask us what Gainesville is like. Ask us about the mentorship model of teaching. Ask us for inking tips….

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Jen Sandwich Art Show

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We had a great show with Bradenton artist Jen Sandwich Oakland/Bradenton comics artist Jen Sandwich is known for her frenetic and fun diary comics detailing and drawing most people like rabbits. Her books Total Trash were recently collected into Meaningless: Total Trash and is an amazing collection of angst and glee.

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Celebration of Gil Murray’s humor and art at ART WALK

We are happy to be hosting a show of Gil Murray’s artwork. We are sad that Gil passed away earlier this year. We all loved his humor and creativity, and so we’re holding a posthumous show of his fabulous cartoons and light-handed watercolors. I hope you’ll come chuckle along with us at SAW, Friday  May 29, 7-10 pm. 18 SE 5th Ave at Main Street in Gainesville, FL. Behind the Citizen’s…

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Art and Veteran Stories with Jess Ruliffson, Friday March 27

Friday  March 27, 7 pm to 10 pm Award winning artist Jess Ruliffson has spent the past four years interviewing veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for an ongoing graphic novel. SAW is proud to show excerpts from those stories and interviews for ArtWalk, March 27 at 7pm. Here’s a recent story about gaming while shelled in Iraq: https://thenib.com/rpg-9d45eda73160 She will also be showing work from The Odyssey of…

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Details for attendees of the Ed Piskor workshop!

Ed says to bring the following: 1.  A ream of 8.5 X 11″ computer paper. (SAW will have some to start with, if you want to wait til Monday or so to buy your own in town at SOMA Art Hub or CVS, etc.) 2.  Pens.  Whatever you normally draw with, plus some general office supply-type pens. 3.  Pencils with erasers.  A small pencil sharpener too. We have two big…

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24- Hour Comics Day, This Saturday, Oct 4

SAW will be hosting 24-Hour Comic Day, this Saturday, Oct 4, at 9 am. Nothing fancy, but we’ll have coffee and water and loads of artists to commiserate with and bounce ideas off of. Come burn yourself out! Come test your limits! Come have fun! SAW will be open Oct 4 from 9am to 9 am, Sunday October 5. For more info about 24 Hour Comic Day, check out…

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Horror Workshop in partnership with The Hippodrome

The Hippodrome and the Sequential Artists Workshop (SAW) join forces to create Guignol Nights: Art, Theatre and Film, a weekend of workshops culminating in a exhibit at the Hippodrome Gallery during the production of SLASHER on the Hippodrome Mainstage from October 15 – November 9, 2014. The Sequential Artists Workshop offers instruction in Guignol (horror) themed art pieces, and the general public is invited to be inspired by the classic…

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