Mark Newgarden

Mark Newgarden

Visiting Instructor

Cartoonist Mark Newgarden has been a creator of novelties (Garbage Pail Kids et al), graphic artist (from Raw magazine to the NY Times), writer and idea machine for TV, film and multimedia projects (from Microsoft to Cartoon Network) among various and sundry careers.

He is the author of Cheap Laffs a picture history of the novelty item from Abrams and We All Die Alone a collection of his comics from Fantagraphics Books. His children's book Bow-Wow Bugs a Bug (with Megan Montague Cash) from Harcourt Books in 2007 won numerous awards and spawned an ongoing series, the latest of which Bow-Wow's Nightmare Neighbors is a fall 2014 release.

His eagerly anticipated How to Read Nancy (with Paul Karasik) an expansion of their influential 1988 essay on Ernie Bushmiller and the syntax of comics language will soon be released from Fantagraphics Books.

Newgarden's work has been exhibited at the Smithsonian Institute, Cooper-Hewitt, Brooklyn Museum, Art Institute of Chicago, ICA in London and Picasso Museum in Lucerne. He has taught at SVA, Parsons and Pratt.

Mark teaches Illustration II and Visual Communication I.

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