Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Pittsburgh Comic Arts Festival 2013

I will be in Pittsburgh this weekend and participating in the Pittsburgh Comic Arts Festival from 11AM to Noon at August Wilson Center on Sunday, May 26, 2013. Hundreds of cartoonists will be in town for the National Cartoonists Society Reuben Awards. Below is a taste of what to expect. Hope to meet you there!

The First Annual Pittsburgh Comic Arts Festival
Sunday, May 26, 2013
10:00 AM-5:00 PM (street festival begins at Noon) 
Liberty Avenue between 9th & 10th

The ToonSeum will host the first ever exhibition of Reuben Award winners featuring a who’s who of comics and cartooning spanning over 60 years and rarely seen original art.

At the August Wilson Center there will be original art from the classic animated series Fat Albert on display in their gallery.

Admission to the street festival is free. $5 admission gets access to exhibitions at the ToonSeum and artists signing booths.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM at ToonSeum
Jan Eliot - Stone Soup
Patrick McDonnell - Mutts
Brian Walker - Hi & Lois

11:00 AM- Noon at August Wilson Center (980 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA)
Brian Crane - Pickles
Greg Evans - Luann
Rob Rogers - Pittsburgh Post Gazette
John Rose - Barney Google and Snuffy Smith 
John Stevens - Caricatoonist
Carolyn Belefski - Curls

Noon-1:00 PM at August Wilson Center
Paul Fell - Paul Fell Cartoons
Jeff Keane - Family Circus
Bunny Hoest - The Lockhorns, Laugh Parade, Howard Huge
Bill Morrison - Simpsons Comics
Laurie Triefeldt - World of Wonder
Sandra Bell-Lundy - Between Friends

1:00 PM-2:00 PM at August Wilson Center
Mark Tatulli - Lio 
Jerry Van Amerongen - Ballad Street
Greg Walker - Beetle Bailey
Tom Richmond - Mad Magazine

1:15 PM-2:15 PM at Bricolage 
Women in Cartooning Panel
Cathy Guisewite - Cathy 
Lynn Johnston - For Better or Worse
Terri Libenson - The Pajama Diaries
Hilary Price - Rhymes with Orange
Jen Sorensen - Slowpoke

2:00 PM-3:00 PM at August Wilson Center 
Jason Chatfield - Ginger Meggs
Barbara Dale - Dale Cards
Jeff Knurek - Jumble "That Scrambled Word Game"
Mo Willems - Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus 

3:00 PM-4:00 PM at August Wilson Center
Daryll Collins - Scholastic, Highlights and Boys Life
Paul Combs - Drawn by Fire
John Hambrock - The Brilliant Mind of Edison Lee- King Features
Bill Holbrook - On the Fast Track 
Jim Horwitz - Watson
Rick Kirkman - Baby Blues

3:15 PM-4:15 PM at Bricolage
Dan Piraro - Bizarro Quick-Draw Jam Session! 

5:00 PM-6:00 PM at August Wilson Center 
Andrew Farago - Curator, Cartoon Art Museum
Michael Jantze - The Norm
Mahendra Shah - "I Said it Too"
Rick Stromoski - Soup to Nutz

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