Media Release — The Cartoon Art Museum hosts artist Jeff Plotkin on Saturday, February 11, 2012 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum visitors will be offered the chance to talk to Jeff about cartooning and view his work. This event is free and open to the public.
Jeff Plotkin is an accomplished cartoonist and comic artist. He was born in San Francisco, where he lives (making him one of the few San Francisco natives who live there). His cartoons and comics have appeared in publications such as The East Bay Monthly, The Funny Times and Not My Small Diary. He also has his own self-published mini-comic, Happy Freak Show. Jeff considers himself a cartoon artist above anything else. His personal motto is “If we can’t laugh, our enemies win!” You can see more of his works at http://emperornortonii.deviantart.com and http://happyfreakshow.tumblr.com
About the Cartoonist in Residence Program:
The Cartoon Art Museum regularly hosts professional cartoonist in its galleries as part of its Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum patrons see cartoonists at work on their latest projects and learn everything you ever wanted to know about cartoonists–but were afraid to ask. Past featured Cartoonists-in-Residence include Paul Madonna (All Over Coffee), Keith Knight (K Chronicles, (th)ink), Paige Braddock (Jane’s World), Michael Jantze (The Norm) and Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules) among many others.