Carousel Comic Art Curated by R. Sikoryak

About This Show

R.Sikoryak’s Carousel is Dixon Place’s longest continually running performance series, featuring a wide array of comic strip makers, graphic novelists, visual artists and luminaries from the downtown New York Theater and music worlds presenting  work in front of a live audience. It seems only natural to show these artists’ work on Dixon Place’s Gallery walls. The exhibition will feature gag cartoons, graphic novel pages, painted storyboards and more on subjects including autobiography, classic literature, anatomy and other heady topics.

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The opening on September 3 will be followed by the Carousel performance series in the theater at 7:30pm, with live appearances by artists showing work in The Gallery.

 

Featuring work by :

Brian Dewan (musician, visual artist, filmstrip creator) www.dewanatron.com/index.html

Emily Flake (gag cartoonist, “The New Yorker”) http://www.emilyflake.com

Danny Hellman (illustrator and cartoonist, “Typhon”) http://www.dannyhellman.com

Miriam Katin (graphic novels: “We Are On Our Own” and “Letting It Go”)  http://www.miriamkatin.com

Jason Little (Graphic Novels: “Motel Art Improvement Service” and “Shutterbug Follies“) www.beecomix.com

Dyna Moe (illustrator: “MAD MEN: The Illustrated World”) http://www.nobodyssweetheart.com

Doug Skinner (cartoonist, “The Unknown Adjective and Other Stories”) http://www.dougskinner.net

Jim Torok (painter and cartoonist) http://www.jimtorok.com

Kriota Willberg (cartoonist, “(NO) PAIN!” and “Pictorial Anatomy of the Cute”) http://kriotawelt.blogspot.com

R. Sikoryak (graphic novel: “Masterpiece Comics”) http://www.rsikoryak.com

About the Curator

R. Sikoryak is the cartoonist behind Masterpiece Comics (Drawn & Quarterly).  He’s also drawn for The Onion, The New Yorker, MAD, and GQ, and the TV shows The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and Ugly Americans.  www.rsikoryak.com

 

On view August 29 - October 3
Opening reception Wednesday, September 3, 6pm - 7:30pm

Free Admission

Estimated Runtime
90 minutes

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Credits

image credits:
Miriam Katin
Manna From Heaven
color pencil drawing

Kriota Willberg
Kitty w Goose

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