City of Lincoln
2015 Media Releases
- July 17, 2015
- For More Information Contact:
- Scott Stewart, Lincoln City Libraries, 402-441-8530
Library Features Nebraska Cartoonists
The work of Nebraska cartoonists will be featured at the Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th Street, from July 24 through August 16. The exhibit is available during regular library hours, and some of the artists will be part of a First Friday Art Walk event from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, August 7.
The exhibit is being held in conjunction with the "Escape the Ordinary" Adult Summer Reading Program.
Local cartoonist and library staff member Scott Stewart is curating the exhibit. The featured cartoonists include:
- Paul Norris, creator of Aquaman
- Chris Ware, a New Yorker cover artist
- Bob Hall, a former artist for Marvel Comics and the director of the Flatwater Shakespeare Company
- Ted Kooser, the 13th U.S. Poet Laureate
- S. Clay Wilson, a founder of ZAP Comics
- Reynold Brown, the poster painter for The Creature from the Black Lagoon
- comic strip artists Rex Maxon, Clare Briggs and Dick Moores
- editorial cartoonists Oz Black, Paul Fell and Jeff Koterba
- Western artist Herb Mignery
- Greg Scott, former Rolling Stone art editor
- Contemporary cartoonists including Stewart, Tom Floyd, Fredd Gorham, Diane Taurins, Jeff Mason and Ben Fry
For more information about Lincoln City Libraries and upcoming events, visit lincolnlibraries.org.