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Page spread from Chris Ware's graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth
Click image for a gallery of Ware's work

Chris Ware: Jimmy Corrigan

Sept. 21–Oct. 12, 2012
Reception, Oct. 5, 8 p.m.

Room, Canzani Center Gallery (map it)

Chris Ware is an American comic book artist notable for his Acme Novelty Library series and the graphic novel Jimmy Corrigan: The Smartest Kid on Earth. Active since the late 1980s, he has won dozens of awards for his work. Jimmy Corrigan presents original art from the novel, which conveys the nonlinear story of four generations of the fictional Corrigan family. This exhibtion is offered in conjunction with the Mix 2012: Comics Symposium. The reception will follow Ware's Mix 2012 keynote address, which is also free and open to the public.

Also on view in the Canzani Center Gallery: Todd Slaughter's  American Primitives Sept. 27–Nov. 8, 2012.

Gallery Hours: Monday, closed; Tuesday–Friday, 10 a.m.–7 p.m.; Saturday & Sunday, noon–5 p.m.

This program is free and open to the public. If you would like to support programs like this, please donate any amount online (choose the "exhibitions and visiting artists & scholars" option).

Room is a project room in CCAD’s Canzani Center Gallery. Throughout the year, it hosts small exhibitions, projects, and video installations that flow new information into the CCAD exhibitions program—sometimes complementing the main gallery show, other times standing alone.

CCAD exhibitions are supported in part by:

Mix 2012: Comics is sponsored by

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