Two half-price John P. Workshop Scholarships Sponsored by CAKE

CAKE Expo

With less than one week before CAKE one week before the John Porcellino workshop at the Chicago PRC, the folks at CAKE are offering TWO half-price scholarships for people who have signed up for the Porcellino workshop next week. The scholarships will go to a random draw of  registered applicants. CAKE is happening THIS WEEKEND in the Billy Jean King Recreation Center, which is on the 3rd floor of…

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Congratulations to our April 2014 Micro-Grant Winners

Keren Katz image from her work in progress

Congratulations to our April 2014 Micro-Grant Winners, Keren Katz and Julian Voloj. Keren Katz seems to bowl everyone over with her vibrant, zealous elaborate stagings and illustrations. Characters break the constraints of their places and stages, color overwhelms, stories go everywhere. Keren wins for her work in progress, “Plans to Go to St Frances and Take Up Astronomy” which consists of “stories and characters based on my collection of…

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April 15 Deadline Announced for next Micro-Grant Round

Popeye One Way Bank

ANNOUNCING! The SAW Micro-Grant was the first of its kind and we’re proud to open Popeye and Castor’s teller window one more time for an April 15, 2014 deadline, announcing winners on May 15. SAW continues its commitment to offering small grants of $250 to practicing artists. Two small $250 grants will be awarded on or around May 15, 2014. You do not have to write like us or…

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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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August deadline for third SAW Micro-Grant

August 2013 Micro-grants for cartoonists. SAW’s third round of grants to working cartoonists. SAW continues its commitment to offering small grants of $250 to practicing artists. Two small $250 grants will be awarded on or around September 30, 2013. You do not have to write like us or draw like us or layout pages like us or take our classes.  Eligible artists must be developing and dedicated to a…

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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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SAW Micro-grant awardees

We want to thank everyone for submitting to the SAW Micro-Grant. We were confronted with an enormous amount of dedication and energy, which as consumers and fellow artists, we are always excited to see. We saw a lot of amazing projects, obviously far far too many for our small organization to assist, but we saw some amazing projects. We want to congratulate our two winners: Jess Ruliffson For her…

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