Molly Crabapple is a fine artist and illustrator for Marvel Comics, the New York Times, Red Bull, and the Wall Street Journal – as well as Neil Gaiman, The Box, SXSW, and your neighborhood fire eater. She was the comics creator behind Straw House (First Second Books, 2013) and Puppet Makers (DC Comics, 2011), as well as the creator of Dr. Sketchy’s Anti-Art School, a worldwide movement of alternative drawing salons in over 120 cities. She has given talks at the Museum of Modern Art, The Brooklyn Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago, Sao Paulo’s Pixel Art Fair and South by Southwest Interactive.
About Artists on Art
Contemporary artists lead informal, topical talks within the museum’s galleries on select Friday nights at 6:15 p.m.
In conversation with Assistant Curator Beth Citron, speakers from New York and international contemporary art scenes interact with and informally discuss the rich artistic traditions of the Himalayas and surrounding regions in relation to their own practices and processes.
Please meet at the base of the Spiral Staircase at 6:15 for all tours.
Admission to the museum's galleries is free every Friday from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Karma-Con: Comic Artists Spin the Wheel of Life
See the Wheel of Life through the eyes of an artist. Join Assistant Curator Beth Citron, with illustrator, Molly Crabapple, animation and storyboard artist, Ben Granoff, artist and Zen Buddhist, Rodney Greenblatt, cartoonist and illustrator, Michael Kupperman, illustrator and designer, Steven Guarnaccia, graphic novelist and cartoonist, Josh Neufield, and comic artist and illustrator, Katie Skelly, for a informal discussions and gallery tours. Hear how the artists emotionally and artistically interact with Buddhist art that inspires them.