Media Release — The Cartoon Art Museum hosts artist Johnny Dismal on Saturday, October 15th, 2011 from 1pm to 3pm as part of its ongoing Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum visitors will be offered the chance to talk to Johnny about cartooning and view his work. This event is free and open to the public.
Johnny is a San Francisco-based versatile artist with many different influences such as Edward Gorey, Bill Watterson and Norman Rockwell. His incredible and spooky universe goes from paintings and stuffed monsters to paper cut outs and wire framed characters. He is the owner and operator of Dismal Things. His work can be found online at www.dismalthings.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.