Saturday, February 16, 2019

Words and Pictures: Cartoonists of Southwestern Ontario Media Coverage

Guest curator and veteran graphic novelist Diana Tamblyn talks about this upcoming exhibition at Museum London, featuring 12 artists from the region. The exhibit runs from Sept. 15 to Jan. 13.

Southwestern Ontario comic creators featured in Diana Tamblyn-curated show at Museum London, Dan Brown, London Free Press, September 4, 2018
"There is no greater supporter of comic creators in Southwestern Ontario than Diana Tamblyn."

Museum London shines spotlight on SW Ontario cartoonists in new exhibit, CBC London radio interview, Afternoon Drive with Chris della Torre, October 2, 2018
SW Ontario is a hotbed for cartoonists. So says Diana Tambyn, guest curator of "Words and Pictures: Cartoonists of SW Ontario" at Museum London.

A Celebration of Draughtsmanship, Herman Gooden, October 7, 2018
"...a dazzling celebration of the comic book in all its convention-busting styles and forms. "

(Left to right): Diana Tamblyn, Joe Ollmann, Jesse Jacobs, Willow Dawson, Nov. 3, 2018,
Kristin Lee, Gazette
Wordsfest: London's growing comic culture, Kristin Lee, The Gazette, Nov 6, 2018
"Everything from mainstream DC and Marvel superhero comics to indie comics like Scott Pilgrim to small newspaper comic strips comes from the same place: the imagination. No matter how fantastical or meaningful, comics create an escape into an extraordinary realm."

Museum London marks Remembrance Day with artist's talk, Joe Belanger, London Free Press, Nov 8, 2018
"Museum London will mark Remembrance Day with an artist’s talk (Scott Chantler) about capturing his father’s war experiences in a graphic memoir."

Celebrating the craft of cartoons at Museum London, Whitney South, Tourism London, Dec 19, 2018
"Often overlooked as a dismissible or disposable aspect of pop culture, comic books have fought hard to find their place in the world of fine art"

 (Jennifer Bieman/The London Free Press)

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