Media Release — The Cartoon Art Museum is pleased to announce its programming for this year’s San Diego Comic-Con International, to be held at the San Diego Convention Center from July 21-24, 2011. This year marks the fifth annual CAM Sketch-a-thon, which features a host of artists donating their time and talents to support the museum in its fundraising efforts. This year’s roster includes professional animators, graphic novelists, newspaper strip cartoonists, political cartoonists, comic book illustrators, webcartoonists, underground cartoonists and self-publishers, providing the Cartoon Art Museum’s booth one of the most diverse artistic populations at Comic-Con.
Artists will draw for visitors during one-hour sessions at the Cartoon Art Museum’s booth, #1930 on the convention floor. In exchange for a donation of $10 or more to the Cartoon Art Museum, supporters will receive a customized convention sketch from a professional cartoonist. Featured artists include: Michael Capozzola, Carolyn Watson Dubisch, Mike Dubisch, Rachel Dukes, Mick Gray, Michael Gross, Anthony Hon, Kostas Kiriakakis, Keith Knight, Karen Luk, Larry Marder, Rachael Moore, Chari Pere, Brad Rader, Kraig Rasmussen, Dave Roman, Scott Shaw!, Seamus Smith, Raina Telgemeier, Dirk Tiede, Kimo Yancey and Ron Yavnieli, with more to be announced as the convention approaches. Please stay tuned to our website for an updated list and schedule as additional artists confirm.
Artists who are interested in participating in the CAM Sketch-a-thon should contact Andrew Farago at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Fifth Annual CAM Sketch-a-thon at San Diego Comic-Con International
Thursday, July 21 through Sunday, July 24, 2011
$10 Suggested donation per sketch