RYAN DUNLAVEY – NEW YORK ARTIST SHOWCASE – MoCCA/THE MUSEUM of COMIC and CARTOON ART
DECEMBER 18, 2008 – FEBRUARY 15, 2009
MoCCA – 594 BROADWAY – SUITE 401 – CORNER HOUSTON ST – SOHO, MANHATTAN, NYC
HRS: TUES-SAT 12-5 PM (closed DEC 23-25 & JAN 1, 2009)
GENERAL ADMISSION: $5
from the MoCCA website:
“THE MUSEUM of COMIC and CARTOON ART – MoCCA – is pleased to present an exhibition of New York artist RYAN DUNLAVEY. His illustrations and comic srips have appeared in MAD, Wizard, ToyFare, The Princeton Review, Time Out New York, Royal Flush, and Disney Adventures.
He is also the co-creator and artist of the award-winning ACTION PHILOSOPHERS comic book series.
BROOKLYN-based, RYAN DUNLAVEY attended SYRACUSE Universit, where he created the comic strip EVIL TWIN for the Daily Orange student newspaper. After leaving college he continued EVIL TWIN as a series of self-published mini-comics. . . . In 1998 he illustrated a graphic novel adaption of MOBY DICK for SCHOLASTIC BOOKS …. In 2002 he co-created ACTION PHILOSOPHERS with his friend FRED VAN LENTE, which went on to win the XERIX GRANT and saw publication of its first issue in 2005. The series ran nine issues, gained considerable critical accliam and won a 2007 AMERICAN LIBRARY AWARD ….. ”