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The Art of Narrative @ Stranger Factory (Jan 4, 2013)


Stranger Factory is thrilled to announce The Art of Narrative, a group exhibition showcasing narrative-based art and illustration from an amazing group of critically acclaimed comic book and fine artists. Guest curated by writer and inker Jimmy Palmiotti (Deadpool, Ghost Rider, Jonah Hex, Punisher, Painkiller Jane), this exhibition celebrates a cross-section of artists and illustrators in the comics industry that not only are masters of storytelling, but that push and elevate comic art into a higher form and move it beyond it's commercial graphics roots into pure art.

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The exhibition will present original works by Gilbert Hernandez (Love and Rockets), Amanda Conner (Power Girl), Geoff Darrow (Shaolin Cowboy), Dave Taylor (Judge Dredd), Bill Ward (Torchy), Mike Mignola (Hellboy), Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman), Brad Walker (Guardians of the Galaxy), John Buscema (Conan The Barbarian), Klaus Janson (Batman), Sanjulian (Devlin's Luck), Raffa Garres (Wolverine), J.G. Jones (Wanted), Chris Sprouse (Tom Strong), Eduardo Risso (100 Bullets), and more.

The opening reception is Friday, January 4th from 6 PM - 9 PM, and both Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner will be in attendance.

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In conjunction with this exhibit, Stranger Factory will host a special 2-hour writing workshop with Palmiotti on Sunday, January 6th. Tickets are $50 per person, and space is very limited. Palmiotti's workshop will discuss creating your own characters and intellectual property and how to sell and maintain it beyond the printed page.

With Palmiotti's wide range of experience in writing and creating for comics, video games, television and films, attendees will have a chance to gain first-hand industry knowledge to help with their own careers.

Palmiotti has worked with a number of the top publishers and intellectual property holders in the world, and during this workshop will offer artists valuable information and coaching on creating, protecting, and monetizing their work. To reserve your tickets, please contact strangerfactorysales@gmail.com as soon as possible.

(All text herein this post are via the event Press Release)

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