MA – Framing the Story

SAGE STOSSEL and HILARY PRICE discuss “Framing the Story: Cartooning and Graphic Novels”

Cambridge Forum is pleased to present local cartoonists SAGE STOSSEL and HILARY PRICE as they explore creativity under the pressure of daily deadlines and rigid formal requirements. What impact do external structural demands have on the creative artist? The work of art? Using the parameters of the daily cartoon strip and the graphic novel as models, they ask how do formal rules change and develop as an art form grows, attracting new audiences and taking on new roles in the world of art. 

DATE: Wednesday, April 21st
TIME: 6:30 PM
LOCATION: First Parish Church, 3 Church Street, Cambridge, MA 
TICKETS: This event is free; no tickets are required
 
Sage Stossel is a native of Belmont, Massachusetts, and a graduate of Harvard College (1993), where she contributed a weekly cartoon strip, “Jody,” to the Harvard Crimson. She is an editor at The Atlantic Monthly and the books editor of The Radcliffe Quarterly. Her editorial cartoon feature, “Sage, Ink,” appears regularly in The Atlantic Monthly Online. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
 
Hilary B. Price graduated from Stanford, and started Rhymes with Orange when she was twenty-five. A few years later, she packed up and moved to Massachusetts where she draws the strip in what was once a toothbrush factory. In 2006, Hilary won the Best Cartoon Panel from the National Cartoonists Society. Rhymes with Orange appears in 150 newspapers across North America, including the Toronto Star.

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