via Zoom (click for link)
Open to members of the F&M Community
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Lynda Barry has worked as a painter, cartoonist, writer, illustrator, playwright, editor, commentator, and teacher and found that they are very much alike. She lives in Wisconsin, where she is associate professor of art and Discovery Fellow at University of Wisconsin Madison. She has written three bestselling and acclaimed creative how-to graphic novels for Drawn & Quarterly, What It Is which won the Eisner Award for Best Reality Based Graphic Novel and R.R. Donnelly Award for highest literary achievement by a Wisconsin author; Picture This; and Syllabus: Notes From an Accidental Professor, and In 2019 she received a MacArthur Genius Grant. Barry was born in Wisconsin in 1956.
Alison Kibler is a Professor of American Studies and Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies as well as Department Chair of American Studies. She participated in two Lynda Barry workshops, one at F&M and one at Omega Institute, and is excited to share her approach with the F&M community.