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FF – Fotographical Friday: This Old (Dead Cartoonist’s) House

September 2, 2016

Being a cartoonist, there ain’t a ton of pilgrimages you can take related to your vocation, let alone ones that are close by. But there is one a just few hours from my folks’ house. 
A few weeks ago, as I was driving the six hours tween their house and mine, I decided to take a small detour to Horseheads, NY – home of early 1900s cartoonist Eugene “Zim” Zimmerman. Never heard of him? Back in the day he worked for both Punch and Judge magazine, and even had his own correspondence school! (Exclamation point is for cartooning nerds only. The rest of you civilians can just role your eyes.) 

  
Upon her death, Zim’s daughter left his house and all his artwork to the Horseheads Historical Society. Since this is a small town, the Historical Society has rather limited hours – and the hour I was there was not one of them. But that was ok – I’d been there before. It was just nice to walk around, take a few photos, and suck in the history of those who came before me. 
Here’s a link if you’d like more info:

http://www.horseheadshistorical.com/zim_house.html

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OSU and SPACE

April 17, 2009

The Cartoon Library and Museum at Ohio State University (which is just the coolest place, run by the coolest people) is having an 0pen house today (Friday, April 17) from 3-5 pm in conjunction with SPACE.

Alas, I won’t be able to make it. I’ll be traversing that lonely road towards Columbus so I can see everybody on Saturday.

Faculty show

January 21, 2009

I’ll be in the Visual Arts Department Faculty Exhibition at Gettysburg College that’ll run from January 22 to March 6. I’ll be showing originals of Bo Nanas, Jack N. Box, Great Scott and Me, Myself and my Puppet .

If you’re tramping around southern central Pennsylvania this week, the reception will be Thursday, January 22, 5-7 pm and there will be an artist’s talk Friday, January 23 at noon. (I believe snacks will be at both.)

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