Current Residents

Rebecca Roher and Jonathan Rotsztain, Toronto, ON, Aug. 19- Sept. 30

     

Rebecca Roher is a cartoonist, illustrator and educator from Toronto, ON. She completed the Foundation Year Program at University of King's College in 2006 and received a BFA from Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in 2010. She graduated with a Masters of Fine Art from the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, VT in 2015. Roher recently published her first graphic novel, Bird in a Cage, with Conundrum Press about her grandmother’s decline into dementia. An early version won Best English Comic at Expozine in 2014. Her comic, Mom Body, about the physical transformation involved in pregnancy was nominated for Ignatz and Doug Wright Awards. She is currently working with an obstetrician/gynecologist at UCLA to create graphic materials about reproductive health. See more of Rebecca's work at www.rebeccaroher.com.

Jonathan Rotsztain is a writer, artist and dreamer. He is one half of Toronto and Halifax based graphic design duo ALL CAPS Design. In May 2015, Rotsztain earned his MFA from the Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont. His comics and performance art practice deal in personal narratives and surreal tales around ritual and self-esteem. Rotsztain has produced a one-page journal comic DrearyDiary.com, daily since 2013. Learn more at www.rotsztain.com.

Artist Talk w/ Rebecca Roher. Tuesday, August 30th, at 7pm in the KIAC Ballroom. 

Introduction to Creating Comics w/ Rebecca Roher and Jonathan Rotsztain. Sept 1st, 5pm-7pm OR Sept 2nd, 11:30am-1pm at SOVA. Click here for more information.

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