Categories Archives: Past workshops

Graphic Novel Residency: My Reality

Recently I worked with a group of 8th grade students in Bradley Beach, NJ through an Artist’s In Education grant. Over the course of 16 classes I taught them everything I know making comics, which they applied to creating personal stories under the title: My Reality. They came up with many funny, heart-breaking and honest […]

Comics and the Greek Myths

One of the richest subjects to support with comics is the Greek Myths. Administrators and teachers love the western civilization angle and students love the monsters, magic powers, romance and violence. Over the last year I conducted half a dozen workshops on comics and the greek myths. Here are some images:

Badly Needed Update! (Creative Consulting)

Once again this page has fallen WAAAAAAAY out of date. So here’s a recap since the last post: Despite appearances, I have continued to stay quite busy as a teaching artist over the last year, working with Young Audiences of New Jersey and Pennsylvania, Arts Horizons and this year Morris Arts. Through Young Audiences, with […]

Workshops at Bloomfield High School

I recently had the pleasure of working with ESL students from the Bloomfield school district. I’m a big believer in the possibilities of using comics to build literacy with this group of students. Lisa Basile at Bloomfield High School had the students read a couple of my books and then we did question and answer […]

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