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2002 Kubert School graduate Kevin Mellon, has been nominated along with four of his coworkers for an ANNIE Award. ANNIE's are awarded for achievement by the International Animated Film Society.
Kevin, who works as a storyboard artist for Floyd County, the production company that produces the animated series ARCHER, for FX Network was nominated in the Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production, category.
Adam Kubert is interviewed about his latest project from Marvel, ORIGIN II.
Our own Tyler Champion, Class of 2010 was a featured artist on the website Super Punch.
Class of 2011 graduate Carli Ihde is making her mark on the world. Recently Carli's art was featured on actor/director Joseph Gordon Levitt's website hitRECord. The website is a place for artists, musicians, and creative types to come together and collaborate on projects.
Kubert School painting instructor Marco Cutrone's latest creation is a large scale portrait made with 20,000 upholstery buttons.
Cutrone's piece also also won a competition sponsored by Diesel Reboot, which had his work projected on the side of a building in San Francisco's Union Square.
2011 Kubert School grads Gavin Smith and Tim Yates are working on Blue Juice Comics time traveling book THE ACCELERATORS. Gavin provides the art and Tim provides the color.
Paul Walcott, one of our talented third year students has been busy drawing and on Tuesday, August 6th he’ll have an open reception for his artwork on display at 8 TO 8 Barber Shop in West Orange, New Jersey.
8 TO 8 is an award winning Barber Shop located at 2 Northfield Avenue in West Orange and the event kicks off at 6 p.m.
Previously 8 TO 8 has hosted comic book signings and martial arts demonstrations.
2011 grad Tony Vassallo has just completed artwork for The Monster Hunter International Employee's Handbook, a role playing game created by author Larry Correia and based on his popular novels. the game received funding through Kickstarter and will be available from HERO Games soon.
Tony's artwork for the project can be seen here: http://vasscomics.com/mhi-rpg-book/
2011 graduate Sian Mandrake is teaming up with her father, Kubert School instructor Tom Mandrake on the art for the graphic novel Blood Kiss. Sian will be handling the coloring chores on the project. Written by Michael Reaves, Blood Kiss is based on a film which was recently funded through the crowd sourcing website, Kickstarter.
Class of 2013 graduate Max Fuchs is inking issue #7 of Hell Yeah published by Image Comics.
2011 graduate Derek Chase and his partner Julia Schachter, created the logo for New Jersey's Stage Door Productions. The duo also created the logo and poster for the musical performance, The Beatles & The Beach, to be presented Saturday, July 20th at the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick, NJ. Derek and Julia will have artwork available for sale the evening of the performance.
Congratulations are in order for the graduating Class of 2013. On May 22nd we celebrated with the thirty-fourth graduating class of The Kubert School.
Sixteen students completed our three-year course and were lauded at a ceremonial dinner. This year's guest speakers were comic book industry powerhouses Jimmy Palmiotti and school alumnus Amanda Connor, who spoke about their experiences in the industry and offered humorous but sound advice to the students beginning their own careers.
Check out the student's work by following the Graduating Class link at the top of the page.
Instructor Todd Doney who teaches Methods and Materials to our second year students is featured in an exhibition at the Morris Museum located in nearby Morristown, New Jersey.
2007 graduate Joe DellaGatta's art is featured as part of Multiversitycomics.com's 31 days of Abe. This is to promote their Evolution of Abe Sapien contest.
Kubert School attending the MOCCA Fest on April 6 & 7.
Kubert School attending C2E2 on April 26 - 28.
September 14, 2013 - Adam Kubert attending the Montreal Comic Con.
Jackie Winston, a 2007 graduate has been toiling away in the game industry for several years now, working on games like Teddy Tumble, a game app for iPhones and iPads.
This past year Jackie launched her own web comic THE BEST BER featuring her charming illustrations and the exploits of The Best Ber and his efforts to always return the container.
Five Ghosts, a six issue comic book series with art by 2010 graduate Chris Mooneyham and written by Frank Barbiere has been picked up for distribution by Image Comics.
Originally self published and successfully funded as a Kickstarter project, Five Ghosts is the story of adventurer Fabian Grey and five very familiar ghosts whose powers he can harness in times of need.
Five Ghosts debuts March 20th
Former student Dave Chenet is the driving force behind Dare 2 Draw a monthly meet up group in Manhattan that promotes the artistic comic book community.
2005 graduate Jerry Wilson was recently promoted to Lead Artist for High 5 Games social projects. His current project, High 5 Casino has over a million active users and is the top trending app on Facebook.
Since graduating Jerry has worked with clients like Disney, Dreamworks, Hasbro, Nintendo, Nickelodeon and Mada Design.