Dash Winner 2017 Rebecca Artemisa

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Rebecca’s proposed comic re-tells the Mexican urban legend/ghost story of La Llorona (the weeping woman). The comic will include retablos (devotional paintings) dedicated to her legend, as well as interactive ghost story instructions for the reader, spells, brujeria (witchcraft), and will be done entirely from La Llorona’s silent, observant perspective. We were captivated by her beautiful gouache paintings and story synapsis and are excited to see the finished comic!  Read more…

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Short Run Mini-comics Club!

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Help support Short Run’s Micropress by joining our Mini-comics Club! Want mini-comics delivered to your door every month? Donors at the $120 level will receive a Short Run tote bag and 1 mini-comic every month to fill it up. We have curated a selection of Pacific Northwest artists who represent the look and feel of Short Run. Read more…

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Relay: On Your Marks #4

Now available in our shop! Relay is the 4th in a series of festival anthologies. Intricate folds guide you through four stories with illustrated intermissions. Riso-printed 2-color combo pages printed by Cold Cube Press with screen-printed cuff by Jon Horn/Fogland Studios.

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Comix Workshops with International Guests

We had a great time at Seattle Public Library Downtown and the South Park Library! Ivana Pipal and Inés Estrada led students in making their own mini-comics and collaborating together.

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photo by Librarian Lupine Miller

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Categories: Education

Festival Venue

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We are happy to announce our festival venues Fisher Pavilion and The Vera Project at Seattle Center. The exhibitor tables, animation tent, and bake sale will be at Fisher Pavilion, and we’ve added creative programming to be featured at The Vera Project.   Read more…

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