COMIC AND CARTOON ART ANNUAL
Short Form and Special Format Categories
June 24- July 19, 2014
On display in the Second Floor MoCCA Gallery
The second part of the three-part annual Comic and Cartoon Art Exhibition features work in the Short Form and Special Format categories. This juried competition showcases the most outstanding works selected by a prestigious group of professional peers including publishers, artists, and editors.
Work featured in the Short Form Category includes art created for zines, comic books, work that has been published in anthologies and books that are shorter than 40 pages. A Gold medal is awarded to Adrian Tomine for Optic Nerve 13 (Drawn and Quarterly). Silver Medals go to Maelle Doliveux for Four Fables (Seven Stories Press, “The Graphic Canon of Children’s Literature”), Hayley Gold for Nervosa, and Tayla Modlin for Blimpakind: Drinking Buddies.
The Special Format Category features short-form work that is design-driven and created with special attention to production values, including limited edition, small press, hand-made and artist’s books. A Gold medal goes to Ten Steps In The City created by the self publishing label Teiera (artists include Carla Besora, Cristina Portolano, Cristina Spanò, Giulia Sagramola, Margherita Urbani, Néstor F., Paolo Bacilieri, Pete Gamlen, Sarah Mazzetti, Tomi Um). A Silver medal goes to Omer Hoffman for Two Years In New York City.