Media Release — Beginning on March 10, 2012, the Cartoon Art Museum’s ongoing Small Press Spotlight will feature the art of Ric Carrasquillo.
Ric Carrasquillo is a cartoonist, illustrator and animator living and working in San Francisco since 1998. After self-publishing Vim and The Heights, comics that delighted tens of people, he then went into hiding to hone his craft. Ric emerged some time later to debut Nuclear Missile Family and A Memory Game for CAM’s and SF Zinefest’s slideshow readings. He then produced [SIC] a web cartoon that celebrates his passion for mid-century design and modern architecture through an absurdist’s perspective. This year while juggling various illustration and animation projects he began producing long form comics at www.privateaddresssystem.tumblr.com
Ric also produces work as part of the FiveTrueFans comics collective, an enigmatic and exclusive group of online cartoonists. Contemplate more of his work online at www.squillostudio.com
March 10 – June 10, 2012
Reception Thursday, March 22, 7-9pm, Free and open to the public