Jess Ruliffson Speaks at the Alachua County Library

SAW teacher, Jess Ruliffson, will be speaking at our local library on her work with veterans and portrait painting. RSVP on Facebook here. Comics at the Library: Picturing Veterans Stories with Cartoonist Jess Ruliffson

Saturday, December 10th, 2016, 1pm-2pm Alachua County Headquarters Branch Library 401 E University Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601

Award-winning cartoonist Jess Ruliffson has spent the past five years interviewing veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars for a full-length graphic novel. In this presentation, Jess will talk about what it's like to tell real people's stories through comics, and perform a live comics reading of some of these stories. At the end of the presentation, there will be a portrait drawing demonstration and attendees will have the opportunity to engage in a Q & A with the artist. Jess teaches comics at the Sequential Artists Workshop in Gainesville.