Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Artist Demonstration - Craig Thompson June 19

Portland Art Museum

Saturday, June 19
2:00 P - 4:00 P
Prominent Portland-based graphic novelist Craig Thompson will demonstrate his art in the Schnitzer Sculpture Court and will talk with visitors about the art of comics, graphic novels, and zines. A graphic novelist best known for his 2003 work Blankets, Thompson has received numerous awards for his work. Since 2004, Thompson has been working on Habibi, a new graphic novel to be published by Pantheon Books. The book is influenced by Arabic calligraphy and Islamic mythology.
Free for members or with Museum admission.
This program is funded in part by the Regional Arts & Culture Council.

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