TCAF “Off-Panel” Cartoonist Print Show Starts 2nite

by BK Munn
It seems like the TCAF gang are the kings of pop-ups –with new stores and festivals being added everywhere all the time. Tonight is the launch of a TCAF-organized comics Print Show that is being advertised as a Pop-Up Shop. Tons of cartoonists represented. Here are the details from the TCAF Facebook page:
Vernissage Opening November 24th, 2016 (7-11pm)
On Display until December 5th, 2016
At Nuvango Gallery
2nd floor, Flagship Store
639 Queen St. W, Toronto
(near Bathurst and Queen)
The Toronto Comic Arts Festival and Nuvango Gallery are proud to present OFF PANEL, a curated comic and illustration print show featuring over 40 exhibitors of TCAF. Come out to support your favourite comic artists and to bring new artwork into your home!
In addition to the print show, Page & Panel: the TCAF Shop will be hosting a pop-up holiday shop over the duration of the show. Browse through a selection of premium books and comics-related goods alongside your gallery-viewing.
A special opening night party will take place on Thursday, November 24th, from 7pm to 11pm at the Nuvango Gallery, with many participating artists from the show in attendance. The event is open to the public. In addition, learn more about comics x illustration from the artists themselves at the panel event and workshop, held each Saturday for the duration of the show.
Please bring your friends and join us to get the first pick of the best of comics illustration for the holidays!
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Special events, all free to attend and open to the public.
– Opening Night Party (with cash bar) Thursday, November 24th, 7-11pm
– Artist Roundtable: Comics vs. Illustration Saturday, November 26th, 1-4pm
– Zine-Making Workshop Saturday, December 3rd, 1-4pm
Participating Artists:
Kalman Andrasofszky
Sanya Anwar
Wai Au
Heidi Berton
Amrit Brar
Michael Cho
Matthew Daley
Claudia Dávila
Julie Doucet
Victoria Grace Elliott
Est Em
Matthew Forsythe
Maiji/Mary Huang
Leslie Hung
Jesse Jacobs
James Jean
Cathy G. Johnson
Kelly K
Konami Kanata
Karl Kerschl
Eric Kim
Chris Kuzma
Jenn Liv
John Martz
Kris Mukai
An Nguyen
Arlin Ortiz
Yuko Ota
Ramón K Pérez
Sean Phillips
Richie Pope
Ronnie Ritchie
Anuj Shrestha
Gengoroh Tagame
Maurice Vellekoop
Kat Verhoeven
Mary Verhoeven
Jenn Woodall
Lis Xu
Chip Zdarsky
Amei Zhao