CA – Matt Forsythe Solo Exhibition

Artist and writer Matt Forsythe appears at Gallery Nucleus on Saturday, April 28th at 6:00 PM to exhibit new personal work, as well as his paintings from select published picture books he’s illustrated!

Matt’s first comic, Ojingogo was nominated for two Eisner awards and a Doug Wright Award. He was also the Lead Designer on the animated series, Adventure Time, at Cartoon Network! This is an exhibit you won’t want to miss!

Opening Reception:

  • Meet Matt and get your books signed
  • We will be debuting a new enamel pin by Matt based on the book “The Gold Leaf”
  • Free admission, No RSVP, all ages welcomed
  • Free refreshments served

Books illustrated by Matt:

  • The Brilliant Deep  (Chronicle Books, 2018)
  • The Bad Mood & The Stick (Little Brown, 2017)
  • The Gold Leaf (Enchanted Lion, 2017)
  • Please Open This Book  (Simon & Schuster, 2015)
  • Do Not Open This Book (Simon & Schuster, 2013)
  • My Name is Elizabeth (Kids Can Press 2011)
  • Jinchalo (Drawn & Quarterly, 2012)
  • Comics Class (2012, Koyama Press)
  • Ojingogo (Drawn & Quarterly, 2008)

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Gallery Nucleus
210 East Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801
626.458.7477

TO – Jinchalo Launch Party

Matt Forsythe appears on Sunday, February 19th, 2012 signs at Little Island Comics from 3pm-4pm and at The Central from 6pm-8pm.

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Press Release:

Matt Forsythe is the Doug Wright Award-winning, Eisner nominated author of Ojingogo, a wonderful wordless graphic novel from Drawn & Quarterly Books. Forsythe is also one of the founing editors of the incredibly popular art + inspiration website Drawn: The Illustration Weblog at Drawn.ca, and has done countless illustrations for magazines, websites, and other outlets across the world.

Now Matt is coming to Toronto to celebrate the releases of a trio of excellent new books for all ages and interests!

Little Island @ 3pm: Join Matt as he signs and sketches for young fans and their parents at Little Island Comics from 3pm-4:30pm, in support of his first children’s picture book My Name Is Elizabeth. A fun read for parents and grown-ups alike who’ve always hated getting stuck with a nick-name, My Name Is Elizabeth is a New York Times Notable picture book.

Little Island will have a variety of original paintings by Forsythe from My Name is Elizabeth on display during this event, a rare opportunity to see some of the beautiful originals he’s created, so don’t miss out!

The Central @ 6pm: Then in the evening, join us for the launch of Jinchalo, Matt Forsythe’s new full-length wordless graphic novel from Drawn & Quarterly, and for his brand new comic book about teaching comics, Comics Class, from Koyama Press! Forsythe will be on stage at The Central (just next door to The Beguiling), and he has put together a great presentation about his new project(s)! Forsythe will be interviewed on stage about creating comics, teaching kids, travelling and more! Plus a signing session will follow.

It’s gonna be a full, awesome day of great comics, graphic novels, and picture books for all ages. Come on out and enjoy!

Little Island Comics
742 Bathurst Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2R6
Phone: 416-901-7489