~DASH SHAW/MoCCA ART FEST POSTER 2010
the young comic artist – DASH SHAW designed this year’s MoCCA ART FEST 2010 poster. the MoCCA Festival, a benefit for the museum took place last weekend, APRIL 10 & 11 at the 69th REGIMENT ARMORY/68 LEXINGTON.
DASH SHAW spoke on a panel with FRANK SANTORO and BILL KARTALOPOULOS on Sat, from 12:45 – 1:30pm.
interesting note: the 2010 ‘KLEIN AWARD’ was presented to DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI by CHIP KIDD !!
DASH SHAW is the creator of ‘BodyWorld’, ‘Bottomless Belly Button, and ‘The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century A.D.’.
Born in Los Angeles, (Hollywood !!), California (April 6, 1983), he grew up in Richmond Virginia. He graduated with a BFA in Cartooning/Illustration from SVA/School of Visual Arts, NYC, in 2005 – and is currently Brooklyn-based.
for more info – see: WIKIPEDIA/DASH SHAW !!
DASH SHAW has a concurrent show up now at MoCCA/MUSEUM of COMIC and CARTOON ART – titled:
‘DASH SHAW MAKING THE ABYSS’ – running thru MAY 30, 2010. it is a survey – comprised of drawings from ‘BodyWorld’, ‘Bottomless Belly Button’, ‘The Uncanny Reproduction’ and ‘The Unclothed Man in the 35th Century’, as well as presenting a selection of animations, and some comic short stories.
DASH SHAW will be giving an ARTIST TALK at the museum – TUES MAY 25, 2010 – at 7 PM.
MoCCA/ MUSEUM OF COMIC and CARTOON ART – 594 BROADWAY/SUITE 401 – BETW HOUSTON & PRINCE
HOURS: TUES-SUN 12pm-5pm
GENERAL ADMISSION: $5 / Children under 12 – FREE