KA-POW! Comics and Cartoons in Contemporary Culture
The John C. Hutcheson Gallery presents "KA-POW! Comics and Cartoons in Contemporary Culture," March 1-April 12, featuring the work of several graphic artists including Eric Powell, creator of "The Goon," Lipscomb alumni Nate Creekmore and Jim Jenkins, Mitch Breitweiser of Marvel Comics, a work by Roy Lichtenstein, and Phillpe Perreno.
A reception with Powell and some of the other artists will be held on Friday, March 30, at 1-3 p.m., following a free workshop by Powell at the Southern Literary Festival. The gallery will be decorated in comic book style with bright carpet, bean bag chairs and a "comic book" catalog.
Powell, who is working with filmmaker David Fincher to make a motion picture version of his cult comic hit "The Goon," will speak on campus on Friday, March 30, at 3 p.m., as part of the Southern Literary Festival. The talk will be free and open to the public. Powell will also be part of a panel discussion on the art of storytelling at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 31, as part of the festival.
The John C. Hutcheson Gallery is located in the James D. Hughes Center (campus map)
One University Park Drive
Nashville, TN, 37204