Alumnus Charles Vess: Illustrator and artist
Showing Friday, Sept. 23 as part of gala events surrounding the launch of the Make It Real Fundraising campaign. Selected works of Charles Vess will appear on the Big Screen until 4 p.m. today.
Charles Vess (B.F.A ’74/A) is a fantasy artist and comic-book illustrator who has specialized in myths and fairy tales. (“A Chance Meeting in the Greenwood,” above).
Vess joins with fellow artist and alumni Reilly Brown Friday for a conversation on the comic arts at Cabell Library.
The Big Draw: Q&A with Comic Artist Alumni
1-2:30 p.m., VCU James Branch Cabell Library, 901 Park Ave., Room 303
VCU communication arts professor and comic book expert Christopher Irving welcomes alumni Charles Vess (B.F.A.’74/A) and Reilly Brown (B.F.A.’03/A) to campus to talk about their careers and the comic industry. Vess’ award-winning work has appeared on the covers of Marvel and DC publications as well as in books and art galleries. Brown is a writer and artist on comics including The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hercules and, perhaps most notably, Deadpool. More opportunities