Ivy Atoms: 2019 Columbus Comics Residency Exhibition

at the Columbus Museum of Art

On view 9.21.19 – 4.5.20

Ivy Atoms is the winner and featured artist of the 2019 Columbus Comics Residency. Her 2018 book Pinky & PepperForever, a dark comedy about two young artists whose relationship continues into the afterlife, earned her a nomination for Outstanding Artist at the 2018 Ignatz Awards. It was also named one of the best LGBTQ graphic novels of 2018 by The Advocate.

Each year, a committee of local comic critics, curators, and creators seek graphic artists from outside Columbus who demonstrate an experimental approach to creating comics and graphic novels. The four-week residency is designed to provide the winner with an opportunity to develop a work-in-progress and to exhibit their work at CMA.

Ivy Atoms’ residency includes collaborations with Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC) and CCAD. Ivy Atoms will serve as a Special Guest of CXC, which will be held September 26 – 29, 2019. CXC is a multi-faceted, yearly festival celebrating comics and cartooning, the city of Columbus, and cartoonists worldwide.In addition, Ivy Atoms will be interviewed at CMA on the last day of CXC, Sunday, September 29, at 11:00 am. During her residency, Ivy Atoms will stay in the visiting artist residence on the CCAD campus.

Related Program
Artist Talk with Ivy Atoms
Sept. 29, 11:00 am
CMA, in conjunction with Cartoon Crossroads Columbus (CXC), presents an artist talk by Ivy Atoms. Ivy Atoms is the winner of the 2019 Columbus Comics Residency, a collaboration between CMA, CXC, and Columbus College of Art & Design.  All are welcome, no registration requested.

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