This collection of original and printed comic art forms part of the Comic Art and Teaching Workshop at Rice University. A portion of the works have been created by American artists, including 14 pieces donated by Lewis and Vera Kaminester include a three-panel Mickey Mouse comic strip by Walt Disney, a Bil Keane “Family Circus” illustration and multiple works from Chic Young’s famed “Blondie” series. Mexican, German, Chinese, and Japanese artists are also featured.
Initial processing, digitization, and exhibit creation for this material is being undertaken by Rice undergraduates Irene Wang, Jenn Nguyen and Sophia DeLeon-Wilson, under the leadership of Chris Sperandio, as part of a Fondren Fellows project "Out of the Gutter."
1932 - 1990
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This material is open for research.
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Biographical / Historical
This collection is part of the the Comic Art Teaching and Study Workshop, or CATS, based in the Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts at Rice University. It has been curated by Christopher Sperandio, CATS founding director and Associate Professor of painting and drawing, Rice Unversity.
This collection is part of the the Comic Art Teaching and Study Workshop, or CATS, based in the Department of Visual and Dramatic Arts at Rice University. It features original and printed comic art by American, Mexican, Chinese, German, and Japanese artists.
Fondren Library MS-44, Rice University 6100 Main St.
Comic Art Teaching and Study Workshop (CATS) collection, 1932-1990, MS 1038, Woodson Research Center, Fondren Library, Rice University. https://archives.library.rice.edu/repositories/2/resources/1574 Accessed March 01, 2024.