the Regina Miller Gouger Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University.
Helnwein's "American Prayer" in New Orleans
COMIC RELEASE: NEGOTIATING IDENTITY FOR A NEW GENERATION
April 12-June 8
Opening Reception Friday, April 11, 6-8 pm
An international survey of contemporary art based on comic book and cartoon imagery, including painting and sculpture, video, high and low-tech animation, "zines," fashion design, comic strips, and comic books. Comic Release features art by more than fifty nationally-known and emerging artists, including: Gottfried Helnwein, Laylah Ali, Michel Bevilacqua, Blake Boyd, Enrique Chagoya, Michaell Ray Charles, Nicole Eisenman, Neil Farber, Chris Finley, Karen Finley, Arturo Herrera, Leslie Lew, Kerry James Marshall, Yoshitomo Nara, Walter Robinson, Al Souza, Kara Walker, and Sue Williams..
Curated by Vicky A. Clark and Barbara J. Bloemink for the Regina Miller Gouger Gallery, Carnegie Mellon University. Zines section curated by Richard Gribena. Comics and graphic novels curated by Ana Merino. Organized and toured by Pamela Auchincloss/Arts Management, New York. Catalog.
Plus a Panel Discussion Sunday, April 13, 1 pm Curator Vicky A. Clark interviews Comic Release artists Blake Boyd, Sally French, and Pamela Joseph and zines curator Richard Gribenas